- The traditional nursing training program at Fisher is grounded in both discipline knowledge along with the science of evidence-based practice.
- During the first 2-years, you will complete College Core and also prerequisite liberal arts and science courses, and also take part in non-credit nursing seminars. You will study and also practice nursing theory throughout the clinical portion of the training program, and participate in evidence-based clinical coursework in the specialties of nursing care. The training program culminates in a precepted clinical position transition course.
- You also will have the opportunity to study in the Wegmans School of Nursing’s simulation center, which reflects an actual hospital unit. Working with specialized simulation medical equipment offers you improved training and also experience that reinforces the experiential component of the curriculum.
About the school
- John Fisher College is a non-public liberal arts college situated in Pittsford, New York, United States of America, an eastern suburb of Rochester. Fisher is rated by U.S.A News & World Report among the Doctoral Research Universities, which mirrors the college’s growth in the area of doctoral training program offerings.
- It is named after John Fisher (1469 to1535), an English Catholic bishop as well as a theologian, who presided over the Diocese of Rochester, Kent, England, as well as being venerated by Roman Catholics as a saint.
- John Fisher College was established as a men’s college in the year 1948 by the Basilian Fathers and also with the aid of James Kearney, then the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester.
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $22,910
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
The following criteria will be used to make a decision on every applicant:
- Scholastic Ability: Minimum 2.75 overall GPA (calculated on all undergraduate course work completed at all colleges); a “C” or higher in the required pre-nursing courses and a prerequisite GPA of 2.4 or higher including all attempts at these seven courses: Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, Statistics, and Development Across the Lifespan.
- Mathematics Screening Test: You may take the Math Screening Test up to four times to achieve the required score of 84%. You are encouraged to meet this requirement early in your preclinical experience so that remediation can be obtained if required.
- Submission of Application to Begin Clinical Year and two references to the School of Nursing (one reference must be from a college-level professor preferably from one of the science prerequisites).
- Student essay/personal statement (1-2 pages).
- Date that the complete application was received by the Wegmans School of Nursing.
After you have been accepted into the junior clinical year, the following items are due:
- Health Status and Immunizations: Documentation of immunizations and a physical (dated no more than six months prior to starting clinical) on the Health History Form submitted to the Wegmans School or Nursing by July 15 (for fall admission) or October 15 (for spring admission) of the junior clinical year.
- CPR Certification: A current Basic Life Support (including infant, child and adult CPR) certification card from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association on file in the School of Nursing office by July 15 (for fall admission) or October 15 (for spring admission) of the junior clinical year.
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