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BACHELOR OF NURSING

Marching towards a career of caring

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Texila American University (TAU) is offered through the College of Nursing. The BSN degree program paves the foundation for a fulfilling and rewarding career as a Nurse in the healthcare sector.

A major objective of the BSN nursing program is to develop competent nurses. TAU's 4-year long BSN program in the Caribbean is designed to create nurses who can act responsibly and enhance the effectiveness of nursing care.

This nursing degree in the Caribbean is meant to impart students with the following abilities:

  • To have a sound knowledge of nursing theory and methodology
  • To become a life-long learner
  • To acquire strong clinical skills
  • To adapt to the to changing requirements in the health care sector

On successfully completing this Caribbean nursing program, graduates become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Through this examination, students get the unique opportunity to continue their nursing practice in the USA.

Students eligible for the BSN program

  • Eligibility
    Details
    • Students who have completed 'O' level or High School with at least one subject in Science can apply for this 4-year BSN program.
    • Students with 'A' level or Higher Secondary School Certificate with Biology and Chemistry subjects are eligible to be enrolled directly into the 2nd year of the 4-year BSN program

  • Curriculum
    Details
    Course Code Semesters Credit Hrs Laboratory Credit Hrs Total
    Year -1 ( Foundation Courses)
    BSN 1 / PM 1
    NUR 101/ BIO001 Biology - I 4-60 hrs 2-60 hrs 6
    NUR 102 / CHM002 General Chemistry - I 8-120 hrs 4-120 hrs 12
    NUR 103 / PHY003 Physics - I 4-60 hrs 2-60 hrs 6
    NUR 104 / ENG004 English - I 3-45 hrs 4
    19 8 27
     
    BSN 2 / PM 2
    NUR 105 / BIO005 Biology - II 4-60 hrs 2-60 hrs 6
    NUR 106 / CHM006 Organic Chemistry 8-120 hrs 4-120 hrs 12
    NUR 107 / PHY007 Physics-III 4-60 hrs 2-60 hrs 6
    NUR 108 / ENG008 English II 3-45 hrs 3
    19 8 27
     
    BSN 3
    NUR 201 Anatomy and Physiology (Lecture) 4-60 hrs 4
    NUR 202 Anatomy and Physiology (Lab) 4-120 hrs 4
    NUR 203 Fundamentals of Nursing and Ethics (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 204 Fundamentals of Nursing (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    NUR 205 Health Assessment 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 206 Biochemistry 2-45 hrs 1-30 hrs 3
    12 9 21
     
    BSN 4
    NUR 207 Behavioral Science 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 208 Microbiology and Parasitology 2-30 hrs 2-60 hrs 4
    NUR 209 Nutrition 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 210 Strategies of Health Education 3-45 hrs 2
    NUR 211 Pathopharmacology 3-45 hrs 3
    13 2 15
     
    BSN 5
    NUR 301 Community Health Nursing (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    (Environmental Science, Epidemiology, Demographically
    NUR 302 Community Health Nursing – (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    NUR 303 Maternal and Child Health (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 304 Maternal and Child Health (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    6 8 14
     
    BSN 6
    NUR 305 Medical Surgical Nursing (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 306 Medical Surgical Nursing (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    NUR 307 Pediatric Nursing (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 308 Pediatric Nursing (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    6 8 14
     
    BSN 7
    NUR 401 Mental Health Nursing (Lecture) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 402 Mental Health Nursing (RLE) 4-120 hrs 4
    NUR 403 Nursing Research and Biostatistics 4-60 hrs 4
    NUR 404 Nursing Informatics and Communication Technology 3-45 hrs 3
    9 4 14
     
    NUR 405 Professional Leadership and Management (Management of Nursing Services and Education) 3-45 hrs 3
    NUR 406 Nursing Practicum (All Nursing Specialization) 8-240 hrs 8
    3 8 11
    Total 143


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  • Is a nursing graduate from TAU eligible to practice in the USA?

    Students graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree from TAU become eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). By passing this examination, students obtain the opportunity to carry out their nursing practice in the USA.

  • What are the facilities available for clinical training in nursing at TAU?

    TAU's innovative curriculum for nursing focuses on hands-on clinical practices that will enable nursing students to implement their classroom knowledge in real-life clinical settings.

  • Is Texila American University a recognized institution?

    Texila American University (TAU) is registered with National Accreditation Council (NAC) Guyana, Listed in Medical Council of Guyana, India, Nigeria & Many more.

  • How long does the admission procedure take place?

    The Admissions Officer (AO) at TAU will send an Acknowledgment of Receipt within two weeks of receiving your application. After ensuring that you have sent a complete application with all the required documents, the university will get your documents verified. Subsequently, a decision for a possible interview will be taken within the next two weeks. Once the interview takes place, you will be informed of the final decision within the next two weeks.

  • Are TAU students eligible to receive financial aid?

    Students enrolled under TAU are eligible for private educational loans from various private loan lenders. TAU also offers a number of full and partial scholarships to meritorious and deserving students in each semester.