Pre-Licensure BSN


COMMON QUESTIONS


What is the FDSCI 2XX/Elec listed on the course sequence chart?
Because FDSCI 2XX level courses will be fulfilled through BIO courses required for the program they will need to be replaced by elective courses.
No. As labeled it is only a suggested course sequence. However, Semester 1-4 courses must be complete before beginning the core nursing sequence in semesters 5-8.
No. Semesters 5-8 are consecutive and track overrides will be applied with no deferments accepted.
The BYU-Idaho Nursing uniform is to be worn when the student is in any clinical practice site including the clinical learning lab or the clinical simulation suite. It is the student's responsibility to be appropriately groomed and attired for clinical practice experiences in accordance with the BYU-I honor code standard.  

Pre-licensure Students:  The basic uniform is specified by the department and must be purchased from the BYU-Idaho Bookstore.  The uniform consists of a top, pants, and laboratory coat. Department patches will be distributed and are expected to be sewn onto the left sleeve of the uniform 1 1/2 inch above the hem.   The patch on the laboratory coats should be placed on the left side chest panel.   *Shoes must be sturdy, closed-toe, and non-skid and may be white or black in color.  
RN to BSN Students:  Students in the RN to BSN option must wear white tops and navy blue bottoms and/or must adhere to the policies of the clinical agency in which they are practicing.  No logo-type shirts are to be worn beneath the white top.
Nametags: On-campus students are expected to obtain a Department of Nursing nametag from the I-Card office in KIM 130.  Nametags must be worn by all BYU-Idaho nursing students when in a clinical practice setting.  RN to BSN distance students: please email a driver's license type photograph (shoulders up & a plain background) and your current mailing address to: BYU-Idaho Health Programs Outreach HPO@byui.edu. Badges may take up to 3 weeks for the full process.
Jewelry and Grooming:
  • A plain watch with a second hand is required.  
  • Simple wedding bands may be worn.
  • Earrings must be removed during clinical experiences.
  • Hair is to be pulled back with a simple tie.  Ornate hair accessories are not to be worn with the uniform.
  • Men should be clean shaven.
  • Fingernails must be clean and short. No nail polish, silk or acrylic wraps, or extensions to natural nails.
  • Students should bathe daily. Deodorants should be used. No scented oils, creams, perfumes, after shaves, etc.
  • Tattoos must be covered.