The nursing program at LSSU offers a challenging and rewarding program of study that reflects the standards of professional nursing. This program prepares students to make judgments and carry out nursing care based on critical thinking and research-based knowledge to facilitate disease prevention, health promotion, health maintenance, health restoration, and rehabilitation. This program offers unique opportunities such as studying abroad and other international clinicals.
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop, and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Career choices are extensive and are not limited to the list below.
LSSU nurses are employed by all major health systems in Michigan, the U.S. armed services, health services in Ontario, even at the Mayo Clinic. The majority of graduates work worldwide as Registered Nurses (around 90% pass the RN exam the first time) and assume leadership positions in public and private healthcare systems.
- Flight and Military Nursing
- Intensive Care and Neonatal Intensive Care Units
- Large Emergency Departments
- Medical/Surgical Hospital Units
- Obstetrical and Pediatric Care
- Oncology and Hemodialysis Care
- School Health and Population/Public Health