To improve the health and health outcomes of North Carolinians by increasing the educational preparation and diversity of the nursing workforce.
By 2020, the RIBN pathway will be an educational option across all regions of North Carolina for students to achieve a baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) at the beginning of their nursing careers.
RIBN brings a unique value through educational partnerships between community or private colleges and state or private funded universities that will increase the proportion of BSN prepared nurses in our workforce in an economically-feasible and community-focused manner.
Each key stakeholder/partner benefits from RIBN’s unique value as follows:
A partnership between community or private colleges and universities that utilizes a dual enrollment and four-year shared curriculum pathway for students to achieve a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) at the beginning of their nursing careers.
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