Carolinas College School of Nursing
- 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.
- Eighty percent (80%) 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, 75 percent will complete the requirements within 150% of the time requirements.
- The alumni and employer surveys, nine months following graduation, indicate that respondents rate the graduate’s ability as being at or above the College benchmarks to:
- Successfully transition into entry-level practice to: make nursing judgments, implement one's role as a nurse, advocate for human flourishing and examine the evidence that understands clinical nursing practice.
- Implement patient-centered care that optimizes health outcomes by involving patients and those close to them.
- Function effectively as part of the interdisciplinary team using effective communication to achieve quality patient care.
- Promote quality and safety by minimizing the risk of harm to individuals and providers.
Last updated: March 2015