Arizona is a land of desert, containing large state and federal owned protected land. The nursing programs are generally more concentrated to rural patients and Native American population, for their improved health care through nursing education and clinics trainings.
There are numerous nursing school and community colleges that offers various types of nursing programs to aspiring students, who have zeal to serve Native Americans in rural areas. A student have both campus and online options to attend these programs but the all level nursing programs offered by Arizona University are much in demand, whether they prepare you for entry level or advanced practicing nurse.
AZ School’s Nursing Program
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
The duration of this undergraduate course is 16 to 24 months; traditional program of 16 months can also be attended by the student. The program comprises of both theory and practical trainings. The completion of the BSN course makes a student eligible for NCLEX-RN exam.
Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Nursing (HRSA)
This program is for BSN degree holders and offers education on mental and physical effects of aging on human beings. The course duration is 15 hours long and consists of 5 courses.
Nurse Education – Graduate Certificate
Students holding bachelors degree in nursing are eligible for this tutorial field course. The instructions include learning in academic teaching and practice and development of curriculum. The course duration is 15 hours certification program.
Nurse Educator- Master of Science (MSN)
This program offers the option of choosing from different subjects such as family psych mental health, family health, women’s health, pediatrics and others. The course duration is 38 hours long.