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Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

Athabasca University’s Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing is designed to meet the specific educational needs of current Registered Nurses (RNs). You will build on your established nursing practice, augmenting your knowledge and skills in nursing informatics, nursing research, primary health care, leadership, management, family and community health promotion

Q: Why take the Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing?

A:

Knowledgeable, skilled Registered Nurses are in high demand locally, nationally and internationally. Whether you wish to work in a hospital or clinic setting, in health prevention or acute care, in a large city or rural location, with select populations or people of all ages, the number of career avenues open to RNs is growing at a rapid pace.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

You can finish this program in as little as 2 years of full-time study. You can also work at your own pace to complete all your requirements within 5 years of your enrolment.

Program Overview

Athabasca University’s Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing is designed to meet the specific educational needs of current Registered Nurses (RNs). You will build on your established nursing practice, augmenting your knowledge and skills in:

  • nursing informatics
  • nursing research
  • primary health care
  • leadership
  • management
  • family and community health promotion

All AU nursing courses are mapped to the most current entry-to-practice competencies as determined by the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).

Why take the Post-RN Bachelor of Nursing?

Knowledgeable, skilled Registered Nurses are in high demand locally, nationally and internationally. Whether you wish to work in a hospital or clinic setting, in health prevention or acute care, in a large city or rural location, with select populations or people of all ages, the number of career avenues open to RNs is growing at a rapid pace.

AU offers a broad liberal university education and the flexibility to continue with your work and family commitments while you learn. All courses are delivered via online education. There is no on-site practical component in this program.

The Post-RN BN is Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) accredited. It is also a solid foundation for future graduate study in many health disciplines.

CASN ACESI Accredited. Athabasca University. Centre for Nursing and Health Studies. Post RN Bachelor of Nursing.

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