Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital School of Nursing has received approval from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing to changes its curriculum. These changes are a result of a thorough review of the curriculum by faculty and administrators and in response to feedback from our current students, graduates, and community partners.
We have added a Student Success Seminar to our first semester to help students adjust to post-secondary education, added older adult content to our Foundational Concepts of Nursing Practice course and divided our Pharmacology for Nursing course over three semesters to mirror nursing content. We have also added a Sociology course as we increase emphasis on cultural competence and a Transition to Contemporary Nursing Practice course to better equip our seniors as they graduate from the program.
Since 1990, BHSON has affiliated with Fisher College to conduct a cooperative nursing program. Course work at BHSON is calculated in clock hours. Upon graduation, students earn a Diploma In Nursing from BHSON. In addition, for eligible students, an Associate in Science degree from Fisher College is also awarded.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses.