The Honor Society of Nursing is Sigma Theta Tau International, whose mission is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. It was founded in 1922 by six nurses in Indianapolis, Indiana, and its name is taken from the Greek letters meaning "love", "courage" and "honor". Today, there are over 400,000 members in 86 countries.
Upon completion of the nursing program at Baptist College of Health Sciences, the graduate is eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become licensed as a registered nurse. The NCLEX-RN is designed to test the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry level.
Graduates of Baptist College of Health Sciences score extremely well on the NCLEX-RN. The first-time pass rates exceed 92% and consistently surpasses the pass rates for both the state of Tennessee and the United States.
Baptist College of Health Sciences is a college in Tennessee that offers professional nursing education. The baccalaureate nursing program provides quality education that enables students to become skilled, caring health care practitioners who value lifelong learning and can meet the health care needs of the communities in which they practice. Since the first graduation in 1999, the Baptist College of Health Sciences has awarded over 1500 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.
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Message from the Dean, Division of Nursing
Nursing is pivotal in improving the health care status of the public while ensuring safe, effective, efficient, and quality care. Nursing, consistently named the most trusted profession, is in evolution and positioned to assume an ever expanding role, especially in light of health care reform. The faculty at Baptist College of Health Sciences are dedicated to providing the quality education that prepares nurses to succeed in today's evolving health care environment.