Accelerated BSN Clinical Placements
Clinical practice is the hallmark of any quality nursing education. As a Misericordia University ABSN student, you can expect to gain meaningful nursing experience through clinical placements at top health care facilities and clinical agencies in and around Pittsburgh.
Working alongside a small group of peers and experienced nurses, you’ll have the opportunity to put the holistic nursing practices you learn from your online coursework and skills labs to work in the real world.
Clinical Practice Areas
During our 16-month program, you’ll complete 675 hours of clinical practice. Working alongside experienced nurses and other members of multidisciplinary health care teams, you’ll gain invaluable real-world patient care experience in diverse specialty areas such as:
- Adult health
- Community health
- Mental health
The Clinical Experience
While the length and location of your accelerated nursing clinicals may vary, this key component of your accelerated nursing education is designed to help you embody the heart of mercy — that is, understand the importance of providing ethical, safe, and humanistic care in a rapidly expanding health care system.
As you participate in your clinical rotations, you’ll learn the importance of holistic healing as nurses teach you how to:
- Develop confidence in nursing theory and skills and put them into practice safely.
- Understand how to provide compassionate, patient-centered nursing care.
- Work as a team player in a multi-faceted, advanced health care setting.
Contact us to learn more about our clinical placements in Pittsburgh.