Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The RN-to-BSN Program is designed to respond to the increased demand for baccalaureate-level nurses in Hidalgo and Starr counties by providing increased access to the BSN degree to applicants who already possess a current, unencumbered RN License to practice in Texas or an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact RN License. The program focuses on advancing competencies, skills, and values needed to meet the demands of the current healthcare system.

Program Approval
The RN-to-BSN program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460, Austin, TX, 512-305-7400; www.bon.state.tx.us).

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Information Sessions

Date Location
October 14, 2019 Room 4-603
October 21, 2019 Room 4-603
October 28, 2019 Room 4-603
November 4, 2019 Room 4-603
November 11, 2019 Room 4-603
November 18, 2019 Room 4-603
November 25, 2019 Room 4-603
December 2, 2019 Room 4-603
December 9, 2019 Room 4-603

All sessions are to be held on Mondays with the designated day listed above.
Sessions will be held at 3:00pm - 4:00pm NAH Campus Building B, East Building 4 th Floor.
1901 S. McColl Rd. McAllen, TX 78503

For additional information contact:
Griselda Cuellar  
956-872-3097

Degree Plans Faculty Staff

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

TSI EXEMPT

Full-Time Degree Plan

The full-time degree plan for the RN-to-BSN Program is designed for individuals who would like to pursue the program on a full-time basis.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year - Spring
First Minimester Credit Hours
NURS 3370 Professional Development & Interprofessional Collaboration 3
NURS 3302 Contemporary Issues in Nursing & Healthcare 3
  Credit Hours 6
Second Minimester
NURS 3304 Holistic Assessment Across the Lifespan 3
NURS 3312 Nursing Informatics 3
  Credit Hours 6
First Year - Summer
First Minimester
NURS 3401 Population Focused Community Health Care 4
NURS 3102 Population Focused Community Health Care - Clinical 1
  Credit Hours 5
Second Minimester
NURS 3310 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice and Research 3
NURS 3320 Public and Global Health Policy 3
  Credit Hours 6
Second Year - Fall
First Minimester
NURS 3408 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing 4
NURS 3108 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing - Clinical 1
  Credit Hours 5
Second Minimester
NURS 3301 Nursing Capstone - Capstone 3
  Credit Hours 3
  Total Credit Hours 31

Part-Time Degree Plan

The part-time degree plan for the RN-to-BSN Program is designed for individuals who would like to pursue the program on a part-time basis.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year - Spring
First Minimester Credit Hours
NURS 3370 Professional Development & Interprofessional Collaboration 3
  Credit Hours 3
Second Minimester
NURS 3302 Contemporary Issues in Nursing & Healthcare 3
NURS 3304 Holistic Assessment Across the Lifespan 3
  Credit Hours 6
First Year - Summer
First Minimester
NURS 3401 Population Focused Community Health Care 4
NURS 3102 Population Focused Community Health Care - Clinical 1
  Credit Hours 5
Second Year Fall
First Minimester
NURS 3312 Nursing Informatics 3
  Credit Hours 3
Second Minimester
NURS 3310 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice and Research 3
NURS 3320 Public and Global Health Policy 3
  Credit Hours 6
Second Year - Spring
First Minimester
NURS 3408 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing 4
NURS 3108 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing - Clinical 1
  Credit Hours 5
Second Minimester
NURS 3301 Nursing Capstone - Capstone 3
  Credit Hours 3
  Total Credit Hours 31
Faculty
Name E-mail Phone Location
Candelaria, Dr. Christie M. - Program Chair cmcandel1 956-872-3142 NAHB 2.315
Acevedo, Alfred mauacere 956-872-3143 NAHB 2.307
Aguilera, Minerva aminerva 956-872-2812 NAHA 2.328
Cedillo, Estela ecedillo_6794 956-872-3176 NAHA 210
Esguerra, Raquel rdesguer 956-872-3037 NAHB 2.305
Garcia, Edmundo eegarcia 956-872-3064 NAHB 2.309
Martinez, Nora E. nemartinez 956-872-3107 NAHB 2.311
Thomas, Jessy jvthomas 956-872-3078 NAHB 2.310
Valerio, Dr. Jayson jaysonva 956-872-3113 NAHC B-4.303

For faculty not listed, please contact the department.

Staff
Name E-mail Phone Location
Griselda Cuellar gcuella9 956-872-3097 NAHB 4.203

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