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Program Outcomes

Program outcomes

Program Outcomes of the IVCC Associate Degree Nursing Program

At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to:

  1. Incorporate principles from the nursing process to develop a nursing practice that is directed toward health promotion, health maintenance, restoration of health, and protection from injury to a diverse population of clients throughout the life span.
  2. Collaborate as a provider & manager of care utilizing nursing judgment, therapeutic nursing, & communication skills to meet the holistic needs of the client and/or aggregates.
  3. Integrate principles of nursing practice and advocacy in a professional, safe, and caring manner with a respect for the beliefs and cultural diversity of the client and/or aggregates.
  4.  Practice nursing within the ethical and legal frameworks of the profession in accordance with guidelines set forth in the Illinois Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act and the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics.
  5. Adopt a spirit of inquiry through integration of evidence-based practice.
  6. Demonstrate personal accountability and commitment to professional growth, self-development, and life-long learning.

 

Program Outcomes of the IVCC Practical Nursing Program

At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of the nursing process while using therapeutic nursing and communication skills, when meeting the holistic needs of the person in a variety of health care settings under the direction of the registered professionals.
  2. Demonstrate nursing practice in a safe and caring manner with a respect for the beliefs and cultural diversity of others.
  3. Practice nursing within the ethical & legal frameworks of practical nursing in accordance with guidelines set forth in the Illinois Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act and of the employing agency.
  4. Demonstrate commitment to professional growth, self-development, and continuous learning.