2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program provides current registered nurses (RNs) who have a diploma or associate degree in nursing with the opportunity to earn a BSN degree.

The program is specifically designed to provide students with the evidence-based practices that can be applied on the job immediately. At the same time, students will develop the skills of reflection, independent learning, and enhanced critical thinking that will enable them to stay current in their field throughout their career.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply leadership and informatics concepts in decision making to promote patient safety and quality care.
  2. Use evidence based on the sciences, humanities, and research to guide nursing practice across the health-illness continuum in a variety of healthcare settings.
  3. Evaluate the implications of policy on issues of access, equity, affordability, and social justice in healthcare delivery including the health of vulnerable populations and healthcare disparities.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills to improve patient outcomes.
  5. Implement individual and population-focused interventions to promote health and to prevent and manage disease and injuries.
  6. Exhibit accountability for personal and professional behaviors in accordance with standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct with a commitment to continuous professional development.
  7. Provide patient-centered nursing care based on a comprehensive and focused health assessment across the lifespan using sound clinical judgment as well as developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches.


Walden University’s BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs in preparing effective nurses. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.

Program Data

Walden is committed to providing the information you need to make an informed decision about where you pursue your education. Click here to find detailed information for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program relating to the types of occupations this program may lead to, completion rate, program costs, and median loan debt of students who have graduated from this program.