Jul 15, 2024  
Transfer Course Guide 
Transfer Course Guide

Piedmont Tech Nursing (ADN) - RN to BSN Nursing

Federal CIP:  51.3801 Nursing

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)/Graduate Competencies:

The RN to BSN graduate will be expected to demonstrate:

LO 1 Patient-Centered Care:  Holistic care that recognizes an individual’s preferences, values, and needs and respects the patient or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate, coordinated, and culturally appropriate, safe, and effective care.

LO 2 Professionalism:  Accountability for the delivery of standard- or evidenced-based nursing care that is consistent with moral, altruistic, legal, ethical, regulatory, and humanistic principles.

LO 3 Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork:  Will interact effectively with patients, families, and colleagues, fostering mutual respect and shared decision making, to enhance patient satisfaction and health outcomes (NOF, 2017).  Will function effectively within nursing and interdisciplinary teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, shared decision making, team learning, and development (Adapted from QSEN, 2007).

LO 4 Informatics and Technology:  Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making (QSEN, 2007).

LO 5 Patent Safety and Quality Improvement using Evidenced-Based Practice within Systems Environment:  Will minimize risk of harm through individual performance and system effectiveness (QSEN, 2007).  Uses data to monitor the outcomes of care processes, and uses improvement methods and the best current evidence coupled with clinical expertise to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care (QSEN, 2007).

LO 6 Emotionally-healthy Servant Leadership:  Will lead by example in influencing the behavior of individuals or groups of individuals within the system environment in a way that will facilitate shared meaning in a culture of mutual respect and value for each other and for the achievement of shared goals.

Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements (37 hours)

SWU Core and General Education Requirement Credits PTC Course Equivalent (Minimum transfer grade of C- required)
ASTH 2053 Music and Art Appreciation 3 ART 101 Art History and Appreciation ; or MUS 105 Music Appreciation  
CPSC 1103 Introduction to Computers and Information Processing 3 CPT 101 Introduction to Computers  
BIOL 1054 Anatomy and Physiology 4 BIO 210 Anatomy & Physiology I  
ENGL 1003 Freshman Composition I and ENGL 1013 Freshman Compostion II 6 ENG 101 English Composition I ; or ENG 102 English Composition II  
ENGL 2103 Speech Communication 3 SPC 205 Public Speaking  
MATH 1023 Algebra or STAT 3203 Statistics 3 MAT 110 College Algebra ; or MAT 120 Probability and Statistics  
World History or U.S History Course 3 HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1689 ; or HIS 102 Western Civilization Post 1689 ; or HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 1877 ; or HIS 202 American History: 1877 to Present  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology 3 PSY 201 General Psychology  
SEMR 2323 Foundations for Success 3 Satisfied through completion of NURS 3201 First Year Seminar

Transferable PTC ADN Nursing Courses (35 hours)

ADN graduates may earn transfer elective credit for up to 35 credit hours of ADN coursework with a minimum earned grade of C- for each transfer course.

NUR 101 Fundamentals of Nursing 6 credits
NUR 139 Introduction to Nursing Concepts 3 credits
NUR 157 Applications of Nursing Concepts 7 credits
NUR 211 Care of Childbearing Family 4 credits
NUR 212 Nursing Care of Children 4 credits
NUR 227 Application of Nursing Concepts II 7 credits
NUR 162 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 3 credits
NUR 216 Nursing Seminar 1 credits

Nursing Foundation Courses (35 hours)

Completion of nursing courses requires a minimum grade of C-.

SWU Required Course Credits PTC Equivalent Course
HLTH 3653 Healthcare Ethics 3 No equivalent
NURS 3201 First Year Seminar 1 No equivalent
NURS 3343 Focused Health Assessment 3 No equivalent
NURS 3353 Foundations for Professional Practice 3 No equivalent
NURS 4154 Leadership and Management in Nursing 4 No equivalent
NURS 4404 Evidence-Based Practice 4 No equivalent
NURS 4454 Nursing Informatics and Technology 4 No equivalent
NURS 4503 Nursing from a Christian World View 3 No equivalent
NURS 4956 Baccalaureate Capstone:  Synthesis & Evaluation 6 No equivalent
Select one (1) course from the following:    
INUR 4654 International Population Health 4 No equivalent
NURS 4654 Population Health:  Local, National, and Conventional Nursing 4 No equivalent


Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements 37 hours
Nursing Foundation Courses 35 hours
Electives (Transfer credit for PTC ADN nursing courses may apply) 48 hours
Total 120 hours
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