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  • The Nursing Department at New Jersey City University offers you a choice of an R.N. to B.S.N. program, or a 12-month Accelerated B.S.N. program.  

    Established in 1976 as one of the first programs in New Jersey to solely service the Professional Registered Nurse returning for his or her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) Degree, NJCU Nursing has remained committed to serving this population in concord with the University’s mission of access and excellence. The quality of our program rests in a number of factors including a sound curriculum, personal attention to every student, and excellent teaching.  

    Our graduates have gone on to pursue graduate study, develop expertise in specialty areas, and assume nursing leadership positions in the surrounding NJCU community. Promoting a nursing philosophy that commits to student-centered learning, supporting diversity and cultural competence, and community service provides an excellent environment for nurturing professional growth and development. 

    The NJCU Nursing Department believes we have the responsibility of educating and socializing our students for the practice of professional clinical nursing, for leadership in the profession, and for providing service to the profession and the broader community. The response from current students and graduates alike affirm both program satisfaction and achievement of program goals. 

    We welcome you to explore our website and to contact us for more information about NJCU Nursing. Our community of scholars and students are caring, diverse, energetic, knowledgeable and dedicated individuals who truly care about the profession of nursing and the public they serve. We look forward to welcoming you to NJCU nursing and having you join us in our efforts.   

     


     

    Cultural Paradigms in Nursing: Italy


    This section of NURS 466: Cultural Paradigms in Nursing is a travel study forum that provides an opportunity for nursing students to immerse in an alternate culture. To facilitate this travel study opportunity and meet course objectives, selected course meetings are planned prior to the travel study experience. Planned travel venues will explore differences and variations in the cultures of Italy. In addition to planned cultural travel venues, experiential learning opportunities seek to enhance knowledge regarding the Italian Health Care System and cultural perceptions of caring in health, illness, and health care delivery. These experiences potentially include the following: a.) Tours of Hospital facilities, b.) Visits to hospice organizations to engage in discovering the current hospice movement in Italy, and c.) Meetings with a University School of Nursing in Italy to discuss current nursing educational practices and cultural nursing practice values in Italy.

    Tentative dates: January 5-17, 2015
    Cost: approximately $2,800. Final cost and itinerary TBD.
    Cost includes:
       Roundtrip airfare from Newark or JFK
       7 nights hotel in Rome 
       4 nights hotel in Florence
       Day trips to Venice, Pisa, Sienna, Assisi, Pompeii
       Some tours and admissions to museums and cultural sites
       Travel insurance

    Not Included: meals, some admissions. If the trip departs from JFK, the cost of group travel to JFK will be added

    Requirements:
       You must be registered for NURS466
       You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
       You must have a passport valid until AT LEAST July 2015 
       Complete the online data form: http://web.njcu.edu/checkbox_www/Survey.aspx?surveyid=4247
       Complete the online “Permission for Emergency Treatment, Emergency Contact Information, and Acknowledgement of Responsibilities” form HERE 
       Submit a copy of your passport ID page to goabroad@njcu.edu 
       A NON REFUNDABLE deposit of $1,000 will be due by October 17. Balance will be due by November 3. Payment can be made by check or credit card. A credit card authorization form is available HERE 
       Credit card authorizations should be submitted to the Office of International Programs in Grossnickle 303 or sent by email to GoAbroad@njcu.edu

    Questions? Please email GoAbroad@njcu.edu