nurse-education

Nurse Education Outcomes

The graduates of this Associate Degree program are prepared to deliver nursing care in structured settings to patients with common health needs, and are eligible to take the NCLEX Examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

Critical thinking is a multi-faceted process that includes the application of analytical reasoning, reflection and rational problem solving skills, using verifiable information and clinical judgment in order to choose among existing alternative solutions to clinical problems.* At the completion of the Nurse Education Program at Massasoit Community College, the graduate will utilize critical thinking to:

COMPETENCIESPROGRAM OUTCOMES
Nursing ProcessIntegrate consistently and independently the nursing process in coordinating a holistic care plan to meet the needs of individuals across the life span.
Teaching & LearningIncorporate teaching/learning concepts into nursing practice.
Technical SkillsPerform technical skills and competencies necessary for entry into professional practice in accordance with current policies, procedures, and evidence based practice.
Roles & ResponsibilitiesIntegrate professional values through collegial practice, lifelong learning, service to the community, and the commitment to improvement of the profession and the health care system.
Knowledge BaseSynthesize knowledge from biological, behavioral, social, and nursing science into the delivery of individualized, holistic and caring nursing practice.
CommunicationCommunicate effectively and therapeutically with patients, families, and health care team members in the coordination and delivery of patient care.
DiversityProvide nursing care to diverse populations both independently and in collaboration with other health team members.

*Adapted from PEW Commission ADN Competencies 

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