The Nursing Program at Concordia University has been uniquely designed for students to learn the necessary knowledge and advanced skills to provide excellence in caring, compassionate, and competent nursing care.
The program includes 90 hours of clinical experience in a public health setting to prepare candidates to apply for the California Public Health Certificate. Additional clinical practica will include patient care in the areas of medical-surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, maternal-child nursing, and psychiatric nursing.
There are four avenues of study available to the Nursing student:
One of the goals of this program is to educate nurses to develop a view of nursing as a self-actualizing process that is essential in ministering to those seeking care.
Distinctives of our Nursing Program
Nursing is both an art and a science. As such, it embraces the development of the individual through both liberal studies and scientific preparation. The CUI Nursing program prepares its graduates to:
- Develop and refine professional skills and strategies.
- Analyze bioethical dilemmas.
- Become an advocate for the patients.
- Enhance the health care encounters of all patients and clients.
- Provide culturally-sensitive nursing care to a growing ethnically diverse population.
- Discuss and analyze contemporary professional nursing issues.
- Develop a strong scientific knowledge base.
- Contribute to accountability in nursing practice through resource management and quality improvement.
- Be accountable in nursing practice, resource management, and quality improvement by demonstrating skills in leadership, critical thinking, organizing, delegating, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of nursing care in a variety of settings.
CSAC – AB 2086 requires students to be able to view the institution's licenses examination passage rates: Board of Registered Nursing.