- The program will provide quality education to a diverse group of students enabling them to successfully pass the NCLEX-RN examination and obtain entry level employment as Registered Nurses.
- The master curriculum plan supports matriculation through the nursing program.
- Clinical decision making, effective communication skills and independent learning will be integrated into the curriculum reflecting evidence based practice.
- Upon completion of the program:
- The graduates will pass the NCLEX-RN on the first writing of the examination as verified by licensure reports from the NCLEX-RN Examination Board at or above the national mean.
- Ninety percent of eligible graduates will be employed in entry level healthcare settings six months after graduation.
- Graduation rates validate that of the students admitted to the nursing program, 70 percent will complete the requirements within 150 percent of the time requirements.
- The alumni and employer surveys, six months following graduation, indicate that respondents rate the graduate’s ability to:
- Critically think and use analytical reasoning in making clinical judgments (Meets or exceeds the college quality benchmark).
- Communicate therapeutically and effectively (Meets or exceeds the college quality benchmark).
- Perform entry level therapeutic interventions safely and effectively (Meets or exceeds college quality benchmark).
Last updated: November 2013