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Nursing Program Bridge Course

The Bridge Course is a non-credit, three-day course designed to facilitate the transition of new, transferring or re-entering students into Nursing 102 (Nursing in Physical/Mental Health I). The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of essential concepts taught in Nursing 101 (Fundamentals of Patient Care).



  • Orientation to Nursing Program Policies
  • Agency Requirements
  • Information Technologies
  • Review Nursing 101 Final Exam
  • Application of the Nursing Process
  • Nursing Care Plan Development
  • Principles of Dimensional Analysis
  • Principles of Documentation
  • Orientation to Nursing Lab Procedures



The course meets from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for three days in January. E-mail the Nursing office for dates.