Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

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Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Catalog 2010 ... - Mercer University

The prelicensure track is suited for students who are not yet registered nurses andwho are pursuing initial professional nursing education. Satisfactory completion of theprelicensure track entitles the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Exam forRNs (NCLEX-RN) and, with a successful exam score, to become a registered nurseprepared for general practice in hospitals, community agencies, and other health careenvironments.The RN-BSN advanced track is for registered nurses who have graduated from anaccredited associate degree or diploma nursing program, who have successfullycompleted the National Council Licensure Exam for RNs (NCLEX-RN), and who arecurrently licensed to practice nursing in the state of Georgia.Graduate programs in nursing at Mercer University include the Master of Science inNursing (M.S.N.) program, the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D.) program, andthe Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Program. The M.S.N. program offers two areasof concentration: nursing education and acute/critical care clinical nurse specialist. ThePh.D. program develops nurse scholars for careers in education, practice, and research.The D.N.P. Program, as a terminal degree, prepares nurses in selected areas of clinicalpractice. See page 61 for further information.The College of Nursing utilizes various settings for clinical experiences, includingAtlanta area hospitals and community-based facilities. It endeavors to provide soundinstruction by a qualified faculty in both theory and clinical areas.Vision StatementGeorgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University will be known as a centerof academic excellence which fosters the development of nurses committed topractice in evolving global environments.Mission StatementThe mission of Georgia Baptist College of Nursing is to promote excellence inscholarship, leadership, and clinical practice, founded upon Judeo-Christianprinciples and the core values of the College that prepare the student to meet globalhealth care needs.Core ValuesGeorgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University bases its educationalprograms and position in the community upon certain core values and expectsmembers of the College community to display those values.The core values of the College are: Christian Caring; Civility, Honor, and Integrity;Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Clinical Practice; Global CommunityCommitment; and Collaboration.16

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