Table of Contents
- Welcome Message
- Section 1: RN to BSN Program Philosophy
- Section 2: Course Outline
- Section 3: Policies and Information
- Grading Policy
- Withdrawal/Dismissal Policy
- Student Fee, Expenses, and Refunds
- Online Attendance Policy
- Change Notice
- Statement of Professionalism
- Professor/Course Evaluation
- Technology Requirements
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Inclusion and Diversity
- Handbook and Policy Acknowledgement and Release
Welcome to the Maxine S. Jacobs RN to BSN program!
The faculty and staff of the RN to BSN program have prepared this Student Handbook as a guide to assist you through the successful completion of your program. We encourage you to become thoroughly familiar with the contents of the RN to BSN Handbook. Our staff are available to explain any policies, procedures or regulations in the Student Handbook and how they may apply to you.
The RN to BSN program offers an opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing by enrolling in specifically designed classes that meet the needs of the working learner. Dynamic classes are intense learning experiences designed to meet the needs of the working learner.
Due to accelerated classes lasting no more than eight weeks, it is essential to be engaged and actively involved as soon as each course begins. Students are expected to have purchased books and any additional required resources prior to the course start date.
Occasionally it is necessary to introduce new policies and revisions to the present policies and procedures operating in the RN to BSN program. new policies and revisions will be posted in the Nursing Student Handbook and through student communication. It is your responsibility to check the Learning Management System frequently for updates. Students are responsible for reading the Handbook upon entry to the program and must sign a Handbook Acknowledgement Form indicating they have read, understand and will abide by the information.
You are about to begin your studies during one of the most challenging and important times in nursing’s history. We are excited you have chosen to study here at Truckee Meadows Community College. We encourage you to interact with your nursing faculty and fellow students, as we continue to create the culture of caring, compassion, quality, competence and leadership for the practice of nursing.
We wish you all the best and are here to support your success.
Faculty and Staff
Truckee Meadows Community College
Maxine S. Jacobs RN to BSN program