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Graduate Learning Outcomes and Projected Outcomes in Nursing


Graduate Learning Outcomes

The Clinton Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares graduates who will:

  • communicate effectively with patients, family and members of the healthcare team.
  • utilize self awareness in the development of professional identity and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning
  • examine and utilize caring behaviors in providing holistic care for diverse populations.
  • apply acquired critical reasoning skills to develop, implement, and evaluate a nursing plan of care.
  • analyze and apply standards of nursing practice in functioning with integrity as a safe entry level nurse.

Projected Program Outcomes

  • Student persistence to graduation rates for the Department of Nursing will be at 70% or above.
  • Nursing graduates will report program satisfaction at the "satisfied to very satisfied/good to excellent" level.
  • Performance of CCC nursing graduates on the NCLEX-RN will meet or exceed national pass rates.
  • Nursing graduates seeking employment will be employed within one year of graduation.
  • Employers hiring CCC graduates will report job performance meets employer expectations for new RN graduates.