An in-depth, hands-on learning environment is the cornerstone of the nursing associate degree at Bryant & Stratton College’s Rochester campus in Henrietta. The 64-credit nursing degree can be completed in as little as four semesters, putting graduates on the fast-track to a career in healthcare. A combination of clinical and classroom learning builds the framework of the theory and practice of the modern healthcare industry.
The comprehensive class offering provides students with foundational knowledge in key aspects of the nursing and healthcare field. Courses like Family Child Nursing, Medical/Surgical Nursing and Nursing Fundamentals are examples of the diverse coursework that makes up the ADN program. This relevant, high-quality and modern degree program prepares graduates to step into the various roles performed in the 21st-century nursing workplace.
This ADN nursing program gives aspiring nurses the training, insight and strategies needed to pursue nursing career opportunities throughout healthcare. Once the program is completed and relevant license requirements are fulfilled, graduates will be able to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including:
- Hospital and healthcare systems
- Physician offices
- Urgent care clinics
- Rehabilitation centers
- Outpatient facilities
- Insurance companies
Graduates of this Rochester-based nursing program will be well prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and pursue a career in nursing. They will be required to take the NCLEX-RN review course and pass the NCLEX-RN exam to license as a registered nurse and obtain employment. Clinical sites and employers will require background checks and drug screening. Bottom line, they’ll have the knowledge, skills and credential needed for a long and healthy healthcare career in nursing.
The Bryant & Stratton College Nursing program leading to the Associate in Applied Science degree offered at the Henrietta Campus is registered with the State Education Department in New York.
The Nursing Program is registered/accredited by the Office of College and University Evaluation; New York State Education Department: University of the State of New York, State Education Department Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services 89 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12234-1000 Phone: 518-474-3810 (x280), www.op.nysed.gov HEGIS Code 5208.10
Effective February 28, 2022, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on February 28, 2024.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.
The Nursing associate degree program at Bryant & Stratton College provides students with the ability to:
- Collaborate and communicate effectively with patients, families and their social support system, and the members of the health care team to achieve mutually agreed upon patient outcomes.
- Employ critical thinking and reasoning to utilize the nursing process as a framework to deliver comprehensive, safe, and culturally sensitive care across the lifespan.
- Apply best current evidence and appropriate nursing judgment in collaboration with the patient to guide clinical decision making in the delivery of nursing care.
- Practice within the ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of professional standards for nursing, including employing agencies’ standards of care, assuming students had no past conduct or convictions, which prevent such practice.
- Demonstrate clinical competence in the performance of nursing skills utilizing quality measures to provide safe effective nursing care.
- Construct a framework of personal accountability for lifelong learning with an entry-level set of knowledge, skills, and behaviors to provide safe, effective nursing care.
New York Nursing Academic Program Disclosures