Guide to the Department of Nursing Records, 2008

Summary Information

Title: Department of Nursing Records, 2008
Collection: UA.5036
Extent: 0.25 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box)
Abstract:

The Department of Nursing, housed within the College of Health Sciences, provides nursing education to students enrolled in the Prelicensure BSN and the RN-BSN programs. The Department of Nursing Records contain the self-study report on Appalachian State University's Department of Nursing for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Creator: Department of Nursing.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nursing was first offered in 1972 under the Pre-Professional Programs Department. The program was in cooperation with UNC Greensboro, allowing students to complete their first two years at Appalachian before transferring to receive their BSN degree. In 1982, the program with Greensboro ended, but Appalachian continued to offer nursing classes until 2003, so that students could transfer to get their BSN. Nursing saw a resurgence at Appalachian in 2007 when The Department of Nursing was established under the College of Fine and Applied Arts. The Department of Nursing is currently housed within the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University and offers a Prelicensure BSN program and a RN-BSN program. Students are taught the necessary knowledge and skills applicable for work in diverse settings within the health care system.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Nursing Records contain the self-study report on Appalachian State University's Department of Nursing for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The report contains information on the Nursing Department's proposals to change the RN degree to a BSN degree and discusses the beginnings of the program, as well as its early effectiveness and future aspirations. The goal of the report was to gain accreditation.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5036: Department of Nursing Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2007.145: Department of Nursing Self-Study Report, 2008