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Proposal Summary: NU 07 01

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TitleBSN for RNs Program
Submitting DeanN. Margaret Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection DeadlineMay 14, 2007
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedOctober 05, 2007 by PR Rex Ramsier
Effective DateSummer I 2007
Brief Summary of ProposalThis proposal is a revision of the RN/BSN Program that includes a minor course title change, objective changes to reflect current nursing theory and practice,and a reduction in credit hours for two courses, 8200:405 Nursing of the Healthy Individual from 5 to 3 credits and 8200:415 Nursing Care of Individuals with Complex Health Problems from 5 to 3 credits. The two credits from each of these courses are being used to offer two new courses reflecting national trends in nursing curriculum: 8200:406 Palliative Nursing Care (2 cr) and 8200:448 Professional Nursing/RN Capstone (2 cr). The theory and clinical components of two courses are being separated to facilitate student progression in addition to giving students more flexibility; 8200:445 Nursing of Communities/RN (Lecture) will be 3 credits and the clinical component will be 8200:444 Nursing of Communities/RN Practicum (2 cr); and 8200:446 Professional Nursing Leadership will be 3 credits and the clinical component will be 8200:447 Professional Nursing Leadership Practicum 2 credits. Courses 406,415,448,may be offered online as web-based courses on the University of Akron and Wayne Campuses. They will be offered as traditional F2F courses at LCCC. Students can choose to take the online option through the University of Akron.
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedJanuary 26, 2007 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedMarch 29, 2007 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedJanuary 26, 2007 by UL Jo Ann Calzonetti
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusApproved
DLRC Status UpdatedMay 01, 2007 by PR J. Thomas Dukes
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedFebruary 27, 2007 by UC dean Karla Mugler
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedFebruary 06, 2007 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Resource commentNo additional resources are required for the changes made in the program.


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