Professional nurses act as core members of the healthcare team by providing direct care and making decisions regarding the care of healthy, ill and injured people. Nursing is one of the most fulfilling career options of today with a strong job security. Bachelor of Science in Nursing at College of Health Sciences, GMU is a four year degree program designed to produce highly skilled and competent nursing professionals. Students enrolled in nursing sciences program will be trained to work in a variety of challenging healthcare settings and also develop skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The students will study in a fully-equipped hospital laboratory setting which includes sophisticated patient simulators for different procedures. Students will also gain hands-on experience during rotations at different hospitals.
Who is a Nurse?
- A nurse is a highly skilled health care professional who combines the art of caring with scientific knowledge and skills developed through education and career.
- Nurses provide direct care to individuals, families and community so that they may maintain, attain or recover optimum health and improve their quality of life.
- Registered nurses monitor and record patients’ signs and symptoms, write patient care plans, administer medications, provide health education to patients and families, assist physicians and other health care providers during examinations and treatments.
- Nurses also help with end-of-life needs and assist other family members with grieving, provide them psychological support.