Rhode Island College

2019-2020 Catalog


Nursing Care Management C.G.S.

The Nursing Care Management Certificate of Graduate Studies (C.G.S.) is designed to meet a rapidly emerging need in health care, that of preparing nurses for nurse care/case manager positions across health care settings. The C.G.S. is a certificate program consisting of a minimum of 15 hours.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. A baccalaureate degree major from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
  3. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records. Applicants with international degrees must have their transcripts evaluated for degree and grade equivalency to that of a regionally accredited institution in the United States.
  4. Completion of a course in statistics (MATH 240 or its equivalent), with a minimum grade of C.
  5. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
  6. An official report of scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) from international applicants who are from countries where English is not the first language.
  7. Current unrestricted licensure for the practice of nursing in Rhode Island.
  8. A professional résumé.
  9. Three professional references (at least one from the clinical area).
  10. A brief letter of intent, which includes a statement of goals.
  11. Proof of residency is required for in-state tuition.
  12. An interview may be required.
  13. Upon acceptance, a passport photo will be required.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HPE 507Epidemiology and Biostatistics

3

Spring.
NURS 502/HCA 502Health Care Systems

3

Fall, Spring.
NURS 503Professional Role Development

3

Spring, Summer.
NURS 508Public Health Science

3

Fall.
NURS 518Nursing Care/Case Management

3

Fall.

Total Credit Hours: 15