School of Nursing
At Baton Rouge General Medical Center’s School of Nursing, we are
dedicated to training highly skilled professional practice nurses and
are focused on providing our students with the latest treatment techniques,
technologies and patient-centered care education in a world where nurses
are some of the most valuable professionals.
Fully accredited by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN)* and the
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Baton Rouge
General’s School of Nursing has graduated more than 900 nurses since
1984, many of who have completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees
and work in advanced practice roles. Our program is consistently ranked
among the nation’s top nursing schools for our graduate pass rates
on the national licensing exam for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN), and for
the past ten years, our students have successfully been placed in the
workplace immediately following graduation.
Providing exceptional nursing education by creating valuable learning experiences
for student nurses.
At Baton Rouge General’s School of Nursing, we expect students to
serve as positive role models in the practice setting by pursuing excellence,
promoting service, demonstrating compassion and reflecting integrity,
and we provide graduates with a foundation to accept responsibility to
develop and maintain their expertise in practice and accountability to
*On February 16, 2017, LSBN “accepted the Annual Report of the diploma
program in nursing at Baton Rouge General Medical Center and placed on
probation for noncompliance with LAC 46:XLVII.3535.B.” The BRGSON
reported a 77.78% first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate for the graduates of 2015,
which is below the required 80% pass rate.