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Mission

In support of the college mission, the nursing program prepares graduates to practice at entry level according to the core components as outlined by the National League of Nursing (NLN), in a variety of healthcare settings. The core components and competencies include: human flourishing, nursing judgment, professional identity and the spirit of inquiry. Additionally, the nursing program adheres to the core values adopted by the college of caring, commitment, integrity and teamwork.

Program Outcomes

  • Ninety percent (90%) of graduates will pass the NCLEX-RN on the first writing of the examination as verified by annual licensure reports from the NCLEX-RN Examination Board.
  • Eighty percent (80%) of eligible graduates will be employed in entry level healthcare settings six months after graduation.
  • Seventy-five percent (75%) of students will graduate within 150% of the time requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Carolinas College
Core Values

College SLOs  Definition 

NLN Core
Concepts

Program SLOs

Commitment
Integrity

Communicate Use oral and written communication effectively  Professional Identity Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context
Commitment
Integrity
Consider Integrate theory and evidence to make sound decisions, solve problems, and evaluate results Nursing Judgment Make judgments in practice, substantiated with evidence, that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care, and promote the health of patients within a family and community context
      Spirit of Inquiry Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context
Teamwork Collaborate Work as an effective team member to achieve objectives Professional Identity Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context
Commitment
Integrity
Cultivate Engage in professional behaviors to promote self-directed growth Professional Identity Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context
Caring Connect Build and maintain relationships with others from various professions, perspectives, and practices Human Flourishing Advocate for patients and families in ways that promote their self-determination, integrity, and ongoing growth as human beings

Nursing Achievement Data

Graduation Rate by Year

Year
Graduation Rate
2014 83%
2015 88%
2016 87%
2017 86%

Licensure Pass Rate on First Attempt

Year
CCHS Pass Rate
NC Pass Rate
National Average
2014 89% 78% 82%
2015 95% 81% 85%
2016 93% 81% 85%
 2017  98% 83%   87%

Placement Rate within Six Months of Graduation

Year
Number of Qualified Graduates
Number of Graduates Placed in Field
Job Placement %
2014 110 92 83.6%
2015 109 98 89.9%
2016 121 117 96.7%
 2017  102 98   96.1%

Last updated: September 2018

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