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Nursing

Technical skills are necessary, but a foundation in the liberal arts makes our nursing graduates stand out in their profession and society at large. Think critically. Work creatively. And solve complex problems every day.

  • Bio-psycho-social-spiritual emphasis on patient-centered care
  • Small faculty-to-student ratio
  • Lab and clinical opportunities
  • Sophisticated patient simulators
  • State-of-the-art equipment that creates complex clinical scenarios
  • Personal academic advising
EARN NATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
&
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

GAIN REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE — ALL BEFORE YOU GRADUATE


Internships

Between junior and senior year: Work in your choice of healthcare settings as a paid nursing intern.


Preceptorships Stateside

Second semester senior year: Embark on two, 120-hour preceptorships in a variety of specialty areas.


Preceptorships in Africa

You may even choose to travel for 3 weeks with faculty from the nursing department to Kenya, or Malawi, Africa to care for patients with conditions unique to developing countries.

WHERE OUR STUDENT HAVE GAINED EXPERIENCE


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Children’s Minnesota
Sanford Children’s, NICU

Veteran’s Home of Wyoming
Good Samaritan Society
Golden Acres Manor

JRMC Emergency Department
Altru Health Flight Nurse
ER North

Essentia Health
Fairview Clinics
Sanford Aberdeen Clinic

COME TO UJ FOR YOUR NURSING DEGREE

Leave prepared to shape the future of healthcare.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • ER Nurse
  • Dialysis Nurse
  • Oncology Nurse
  • NICU Nurse
  • Travel Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

56K-102K

Expected salary for a
nursing professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2

PLACES OUR ALUMNI WORK

Mayo Clinic | Eventide | Jamestown Regional Medical Center | North Dakota State Hospital

ENTERING THE NURSING PROGRAM Criteria

  • Completed sciences, psychology, and sociology prerequisites
  • Completed first semester of sophomore year
  • 3.2 cumulative GPA



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CURRICULUM Nursing Major

Suggested Course Sequence for a Nursing Major

FRESHMAN YEAR
Course Title (credits)
Biol 120 Essentials of Biology and Chemistry (3)
Biol 216 Microbiology (4)
Psyc 203 Developmental Psychology (3)
Soc
or
Soc
101

230
Introduction to Sociology (3)

Sociology of the Family (3)


SOPHOMORE YEAR
Course Title (credits)
Biol 208 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lec/Lab (5)
Biol 209 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lec/Lab (5)
Nrsg 205 Nutrition (2)
Nrsg 206 Health Assessment (3)
Nrsg 210 Nursing Foundations (6)
JUNIOR YEAR
Course Title (credits)
Nrsg 331 Child/Adult Health I (7)
Nrsg 332 The Childbearing Family (5)
Nrsg 333 Child/Adult Health II (7)
Nrsg 334 Child/Adult Mental Health (5)
Psyc
or
Psyc
302

365
Abnormal Psychology (3)

Dynamics of Addiction (3)


SENIOR YEAR
Course Title (credits)
Nrsg 424 Child/Adult Health III (6)
Nrsg 425 Community Health Nursing (6)
Nrsg 426 Nursing Management (7)
Nrsg 427 Nursing as a Profession (2)
Nrsg 428 NCLEX Success (2)
Nrsg 490 Special Topics (Elective) (1-2)
Nrsg 497 Nursing Research (2)
Nrsg 498 ACLS/PALS (Elective) (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 94-95


Note: All graduating seniors must be full-time students (12 credits or more) for spring semester.




Accreditation

We are accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K St NW
Suite 750
Washington DC 20001 (202) 887-6791
www.ccneaccreditation.org


North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 S. 7th St.
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: 701-328-9777
www.ndbon.org

OURPeople
Kim Ash
Kim Ash, MS, RN, CNE
Department Chair
Assistant Professor
701-252-3467 ext. 5497
kash@uj.edu
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom



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