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Practical Nursing

Career and technical education certificate – 48 credits

 

Students who complete this degree should be able to:

  1. As Provider of Care: Follow the established standards for practical nursing in the holistic care of clients/patients in healthcare settings.
  2. As Communicator: Communicate effectively with clients/patients, families and members of the healthcare team.
  3. As Manager of Care: Prioritize and organize components of nursing care for a minimum acuity level of two to three clients/patients and their families.
  4. As Member within the Discipline of Nursing: Demonstrate professional values and responsibilities defined by the Standards and Scope of Practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse.

Nursing

Associate of Applied Science Degree – 98 credits

Students who complete this certificate should be able to:

  1. As Provider of Care: Follow the established standards for registered nursing in the holistic care of clients/patients in healthcare settings.
  2. As Communicator: Communicate therapeutically with clients/patients and families to promote the achievement of patient outcomes in collaboration with healthcare providers across a continuum of healthcare settings.
  3. As Manager of Care: Manage, at an entry-level, the healthcare needs for a group of clients/patients and families at an acuity level appropriate to individual healthcare settings.
  4. As Member within the Discipline of Nursing: Demonstrate professional values and responsibilities defined by the Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse and ANA standards.

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