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Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN)

 

WHAT IS RIBN?

RIBN is NOT a RN to BSN completion program, but rather it
is a NEW educational track to BSN. The curriculum blends the best of both ADN and BSN.

This program will provide a seamless associate to baccalaureate nursing education for top academic students. The first three years of study will be at one of the Partner Community Colleges in collaboration with UNC Pembroke (UNCP). Upon successful completion of the first three years and after passing the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) students will be eligible to practice and matriculate into the fourth year of the program.

Students will take their fourth year at UNCP.

SouthCentralNC RIBN Collaborative Partners

UNC Pembroke

Richmond Community College

Robeson Community College

Sandhills Community College

Southeastern Community College

The SouthCentralNC RIBN program will begin its first class in fall 2014. For more information about the SouthCentralNC Collaborative RIBN program and how to apply, please contact the SouthCentralNC RIBN Student Success Advocate or the SouthCentralNC RIBN Director:


Shelly Townsend-Bowens, Student Success Advocate
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Department of Nursing
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Email: shelly.bowens@uncp.edu
Phone: 910-775-4144


Dr. Jennifer Twaddell, RIBN Director
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Department of Nursing
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Email: jennifer.twaddell@uncp.edu
Phone: 910—775-4142

More information coming soon about:

  • Why you should apply to the RIBN program.
  • How is RIBN cost effective?
  • .......and MUCH MORE!

RIBN is coordinated statewide by the Foundation for Nursing Excellence with financial support from The Duke Endowment, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the NC Area Health Education Centers Program.

 

Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

 
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