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Professional nursing involves three fundamental aspects of practice: care of the sick in and across all environments, health promotion, and population-based health care.

Nurses with Bachelor's Degrees in Nursing have an increased focus on health promotion and risk reduction among individuals and populations, and are called upon to design and implement measures to modify risk factors and promote engagement in healthy lifestyles.

Students will be prepared to enter a workforce that is changing rapidly. As generalists in professional nursing practice, they will enter a wide variety of nursing roles in traditional and non-traditional settings. They will be able to assume leadership in the current and the future health care system and will be ready for the adaptations required by today's health care professionals.

Advising Contacts

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Shane Thomas M.A.

ACES Assistant Director

Univ. Center South 207
Phone: (812) 941-2243

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Brenda Hackett

Senior Lecturer
Academic Advisor

Life Sciences 276B
Phone: (812) 941-2560

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Tara Ising

Pre-Nursing Advisor

Life Sciences 270
Phone: (812) 941-2283

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Job Titles

Related Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Able to instruct others
  • Time management
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Integrity
  • Monitoring
  • Dependability
  • Attention to detail
  • Concern for others
  • Adaptability/flexibility
  • Independence
  • Stress tolerance
  • Initiative oral/written
  • Expression and comprehension


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Dozens of links to nursing and health publications

The home page of WHO, the United Nation's health organization based in Switzerland

This site brings together nurses from all across the world