Why a BS in Nursing at Trocaire

Why a BS in Nursing?

  • Evidence indicates that units that hire nurses with baccalaureate degrees have:
    • Improved patient outcomes
    • Decrease in infection rates and patient mortality rates
  • The Institute of Medicine (IOM): Future of Nursing established that a baccalaureate degree should be the minimum entry level into practice
  • Higher level of job satisfaction and retention
  • Increased job opportunities, leadership qualities and knowledge

Why Trocaire College?

  • Clinical Placement: In the capstone class, the clinical placement is focused on community health, as well as health promotion activities
  • Trocaire offers school/life balance with multiple program options which give students more flexibility to balance classes, work, and their personal lives
  • Flexible path, custom build a schedule that works for you:
    • Course are offered in the traditional seated courses and/or
    • Online course with 24-hours access to courses
      • Students work at their own pace to meet weekly course requirements

The Future of Nursing

  • Magnet status is an award given by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC), an affiliate of the American Nurses Association, to hospitals that satisfy a set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing. Learn more
  • Magnet status is becoming the gold standard of nursing care
  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) devised the Magnet Recognition Program, means that 100% of the organization’s nurse managers have a baccalaureate or graduate degree
  • Currently there are 389 Magnet hospitals and those numbers are increasing. Learn more
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    • Created to recognize individual nursing care units that distinguish themselves in the care of patients and their families, the Beacon Award for Excellence is a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and a healthy work environment. The three-year designation, presented in bronze, silver and gold categories, recognizes ICUs that meet national criteria consistent with Magnet Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the National Quality Healthcare Award. Learn more

Have additional questions? Contact us for more information.
Call 716.827.2545 or email info@trocaire.edu