NURSING

Nursing – Registered Nurse Associate in Science

Nursing science is an art and science incorporating knowledge from the behavioral, biological, and physical sciences. It has a holistic concept of health in which the physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, social, and spiritual aspects of human functioning are interrelated, interdependent, and of equal importance. Offered as an Associate Degree in Nursing with a program of clinical components in which the student cares for patients in the acute-care, sub-acute, and home setting. The program prepares the students to take the national licensure exam and for an entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) position in the health care setting.

Student Learning Outcome
Lecture: Integrate the perspectives of the provider of care, manager of care, and member of the nursing profession into patient care situations.
Clinical: Function in the roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member of the nursing profession.
 

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Nursing – Career Ladder LVN to RN Associate in Science
 
Nursing science is an art and science incorporating knowledge from the behavioral, biological, and physical sciences. It has a holistic concept of health in which the physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual, social, and spiritual aspects of human functioning are interrelated, interdependent, and of equal importance. This program is for students already possessing a license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and experience as an LVN, which provides them advance standing due to credit for their experience. Offered as an Associate Degree in Nursing with a program of clinical components in which the student cares for patients in the acute-care, sub-acute, and home setting. The program prepares the students to take the national licensure exam and for an entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) position in the health care setting.
 
Student Learning Outcome
Lecture: Integrate the perspectives of the provider of care, manager of care, and member of the nursing profession into patient care situations.
Clinical: Function in the roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member of the nursing profession.
 

Recommended Pathway to Completion:

 

CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate of Specialization

Upon completion of this course and a state test for certification, the student will be able to function as a certified nurse assistant in a skilled nursing facility providing basic patient care for residents. The CNA works under the supervision of a licensed vocational nurse or registered nurse.


Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as a certified nurse assistant.


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