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Otterbein College Nursing Welcomes You!!
Nursing Largest Major on Campus! UNDERGRADUATE Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) GRADUATE Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult & Family Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration Clinical Nurse Leader Nurse Anesthetist Post-Master Programs Advanced Nurse Educator Certificate Roush Hall
Undergraduate Nursing Program Four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree Accredited by CCNE & NLNAC 66 students admitted each fall Clements Recreation Center
Nursing Admission A select group of high school students are GUARANTEED admission into the Nursing Program: –High School GPA of 3.5 or higher –ACT composite score of 24 or higher
Freshman Year Students complete one year of pre-nursing & then submit application to Nursing courses English, Chemistry, Psychology, Anatomy & Physiology at a “C” level or above required Minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4 point scale) required Non-Guaranteed: compete for remaining spaces in class Microbiology
BSN Highlights Lectures in large group; on-campus skill laboratories & off-campus clinical experiences in groups of 6-10 Nursing clinical placements begin sophomore year & continue until graduation Diverse clinical sites throughout Central Ohio Summers off !!
Patient Care: Laboratory Practice State of the art laboratory facilities Simulation equipment Unique feature: student access to simulators in Review Lab (7 am – 10 pm, 7 days/week) Nursing Skills Laboratory
Simulations for Learning Infant Simulator “Clear to Shock!”
Unique Approach: Joy of Learning Serious Rescue Code Celebration & Laughter
Active Learning On Classmates & Invited Guests
Patient Care: Diverse Clinical Experiences Grant-Riverside Hospitals, St. Ann’s-Mount Carmel Hospital, Children’s Hospital and others
High School: Who? Mathematics: Must have sound Algebra skills for placement testing Strong scientific base: Not just “helping people” any more! –General & Bio-Organic Chemistry, Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology in curriculum Reading & Writing: Liberal Arts campus
Note on Test-Taking Test-taking: Must be able to test well on multiple choice exams –Difficulty with ACT/SAT standardized exams indicates weakness in this area –Nursing tests are in this format to prepare for Nursing Board Exam –Identify students with a “gap” between GPA & test scores – need to repair this prior to entering a nursing progam!
Why Otterbein? Safe, friendly campus Small classes with personal attention Excellence in education Faculty that care Strong reputation in community
International Travel Opportunities London SYE Mexico Mission Trip Elective
Service-Learning Kentucky Service Learning Trip Pediatric Health Fairs
College Can Be Tough Philosophy of caring & success Accessible faculty Academic advising Academic Assistance Center Standardized testing each quarter to prepare for NCLEX Supportive Faculty
Help With Decisions Have student come for an individualized appointment with a nursing faculty person Shadow nursing student: classes, dorm, campus life Ask other students, nurses & physicians about Otterbein grads
Prepared for Success Senior level leadership & management course NCLEX review course offered Excellent NCLEX pass rate Prepared for graduate study in future