Frequently Asked Questions for Registered Nursing Program
The Associate Degree Program in Registered Nursing at Bunker Hill Community College continues to be accredited. However, the status has changed to “accredited with warning” until improvements are made.
The Board of Registration in Nursing has reviewed the College’s Associate in Science in the Registered Nursing program and has asked the Department of Nursing to accomplish a series of tasks designed to improve the first -time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Until we make these improvements, our status will state “approved with warning”.
No. The Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) continues to approve the College’s ADN Nursing programs, which permits all students who successfully complete the program to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse.
The Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) continues to approve the Associate in Science in Registered Nursing program. This status will have no effect on your ability to enter a BSN or graduate program in the future.
The Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) has asked the College’s Department of Nursing to submit reports in September 2017 & December 2017. After review of these reports, the Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) will make a decision regarding our status. ACEN will complete a site visit in the fall of 2018 to review the nursing program.
The Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) provided the College with areas of improvement which we have begun working on. Some of these areas include the development of new curriculum, involvement with student governance and the development of faculty policies.
Professor Elizabeth Tobin MSN, RN, CNE (617) 228-2231
Yes. The Department of Nursing will notify students about open forums scheduled to address our status.