16-Month A.B.S.N. Program Transitioned to 12-month program

UNE’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (A.B.S.N.) program has transitioned to a 12-month program. The current enrollment cycle for the A.B.S.N. class starting in May 2024 is for the 12-month program. Prospective students can learn about admissions and other details on the 12-month  Accelerated B.S. in Nursing page.

Information on the 16-month program is below for current students of the A.B.S.N. class which started in May 2023.

Program Overview

UNE’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program immerses you in evidence-based nursing science and hands-on clinical experiences. Through experiential learning in hospitals, clinics, community settings, and in nursing skills laboratories in our simulation center, you will develop the skills and expertise you need to pass the NCLEX-RN exam.

Accreditation

The University of New England's Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Contact ACEN
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Ga. 30326
(404) 975-5000
info@acenursing.org
www.acenursing.org

The program has also been approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing.

Report to Communities of Interest

Academics

The School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits
BIO 309 – Pathophysiology 3
IHS 310 – Ethics for Interprof Practice 3
NSG 280 – Adult Health I/Clin/Lab/Sim 8
NSG 315 – Adult Health II 7
NSG 327 – Health Assessment 3
NSG 328 – Mental Health 4
NSG 332 – Evidence-based Practice (EBP) I 2
NSG 342 – Pharmacology 3
NSG 353 – Passport to Integration 2
NSG 409 – Adult Health IV 3
NSG 420 – Community/Public Health Nsg 3
NSG 424 – Maternal/Child Care/Clin/Lab/Sim 8
NSG 432 – Evidence Based Practice (EBP) II 2
NSG 444 – Integrating Experience III 1
NSG 445 – Leadership 2
NSG 447 – Transition to Practice 2
NSG 456 – Adult Health III/Clin/Lab/Sim/Preceptorship 9
Total Credits Required 65

Contact

For general questions or questions related to curriculum and coursework email Kristen Holt, M.S.N., RN, CNE, associate professor, and interim A.B.S.N. coordinator at kholt4@une.edu.