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Program Outcomes - Practical Nurse

Upon successful completion of the Practical Nurse Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

1. Apply the nursing process for a group of clients with health care alterations.
NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201CA/201CB
2. Safely perform nursing procedures.
NRS 104/104LC/104LS, NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC
3. Demonstrate mathematical competency in calculating medication dosages.
NRS 104/104LC/104LS, NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC, HCA 102, HCA 155
4. Demonstrate synthesis of previous nursing knowledge, skills, and attitudes in a clinical setting.
NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC, BIO 205, BIO 127/FSN 127
5. Communicate with members of the health care team to promote health outcomes for a group of clients.
NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC, ECE107 or PSY240, WRT101, WRT102
6. Integrate the client’s cultural and spiritual preferences when providing individualized interventions for a group of clients.
NRS 104/104LC/104LS, NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC
7. Collaborate with client/family/caregiver/health care team to establish priorities, anticipate risk, and provide for discharge transition.
NRS 201/201LC
8. Perform within scope of practice and support health care team in designing and implementing nursing plans of care for clients with health care alternations.
NRS 104/104LC/104LS, NRS 105/105LC/105LS, NRS 201/201LC