A.S. Practical Nursing

Associate of Science – Practical Nursing

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN PRACTICAL NURSING:

  1. The student will practice holistic, safe, technical nursing care in meeting the health care needs of individuals and families across the lifespan, regardless of cultural background.
  2. The student will demonstrate technical level skill in critical thinking, communication, and therapeutic nursing interventions. The student will utilize the nursing process to give culturally focused care.
  3. The student will demonstrate effective promotion of wellness and balance across the lifespan and transitions of living in the present world with individuals, vulnerable populations, and various other professionals in a variety of settings such as community health care agencies, outpatient settings, and long term care settings.
  4. The student will practice within the ethical and legal guidelines of the Nurse Practices Act.
  5. The student will demonstrate leadership skills consistent with the role of a practical nurse in collaboration with registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, or licensed practitioners.