Accelerated Baccalaureate Program
12-Month Accelerated Bachelor of Science Program for College Graduates
On-Site, One YearProgram Overview
The 12-month Accelerated Basic Baccalaureate program is designed for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree, either at the State University of New York at Stony Brook or another comparable institution. The concentrated nursing curriculum leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing.
Additional Application Requirements
Additional Requirements upon Admission
THE SCHOOL OF NURSING RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ADMISSION AND PROGRAM CRITERIA TO MEET PREVAILING ACCREDITATION AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
12 Month Accelerated Basic Baccalaureate Program Curriculum
Undergraduate Curriculum Objectives
Upon completion of the program the student will be able to:
Technical Standards for Admission and Retention
The Stony Brook University School of Nursing faculty has specified technical standards critical to the success of students in any Stony Brook University nursing program. Qualified applicants are expected to meet all academic admission criteria, as well as these technical standards, appropriate to their program of study.
The applicant/nursing student must be able to participate actively in all classroom, clinical and laboratory exercises. The applicant/nursing student must be able to assess and comprehend the condition of all patients assigned to her or him. Such observation and information acquisition usually requires the functional use of visual, auditory, olfactory and somatic senses.
The applicant/nursing student must be able to communicate effectively and sensitively with patients in order to elicit information, describe changes in mood, activity and posture, assess non-verbal communications, and be able to effectively and efficiently transmit information to patients, fellow students, faculty, staff and all members of the health care team. Skills include verbal, written, and nonverbal abilities consistent with effective communication.
The applicant/nursing student must be able to use the senses of seeing, hearing, touch, and smell to make correct judgments regarding patient conditions for the purpose of demonstrating competence to safely engage in the practice of nursing. The applicant/nursing student must have sufficient motor function to elicit information from patient and be able to execute motor movements reasonably required to provide general care and emergency treatment to patients.
4. Intellectual-Conceptual, Integrative and Quantitative Abilities
The applicant/nursing student must be able to measure, calculate, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate to engage completely in the safe practice of nursing.
5. Behavioral and Social Attributes
The applicant/nursing student must have the emotional health to fully use her or his intellectual ability, exercise good judgment, and complete all responsibilities attendant to the diagnosis and care of patients. The practice of nursing requires applicants/nursing students to be able to develop mature, sensitive, and effective relationships with patients and colleagues. To provide safe patient care applicants/nursing students must possess characteristics of adaptability, flexibility, and be able to function in the face of uncertainty. The health care environment requires applicants/nursing students to be able tolerate physical and emotional stress and continue to function effectively and efficiently. She/he must have a high level of compassion for others, motivation to serve, integrity and a consciousness of social values. Candidates and students must possess sufficient interpersonal skills to interact positively with people from all levels of society, all ethnic backgrounds and all belief systems.
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