Nursing

The Nursing associate in science degree blends general education courses with nursing courses to provide a sound theoretical and experiential background for nursing practice. Students complete faculty led clinical rotations at local healthcare affiliates throughout the nursing component of the program. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Exam for licensure as a registered nurse.

STUDENTS WILL GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN:

  • The ethical responsibilities of the nursing profession and practices within the Nurse Practice Act
  • Using effective therapeutic and interpersonal communication skills
  • Holistically evaluating client/patient needs through the collection, analysis and synthesis of data
  • Generating safe and effective clinical judgments using critical thinking skills
  • Collaborating with other health care team members and the patient in planning and providing safe and effective care
  • Assuming responsibility as a manager of care for a group of patients by establishing priorities for nursing care.

GRADUATES MAY PURSUE A NURSING CAREER AT:

  • Hospitals
  • Extended care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Psychiatric facilities
  • Substance abuse facilities

Please see the college catalog for all program details and requirements.

Alignment of program learning outcomes to courses in the program.

Nursing Program Achievement Data
NCLEX PASSAGE RATE 2019 2018 2017
Licensure (NCLEX), CMCC 97% 87% 94%
Licensure (NCLEX),State Average 94% 89% 88%
Licensure (NCLEX),National Average 90% 88% 87%
EMPLOYMENT RATE 2018 2017 2016
Employment as RN’s 97% 95% 95%
GRADUATION RATE 2016 2015 2014
Graduation Rate w/in 3 Years of Starting First Nursing Course

Graduation rates: It is important to recognize that there are many factors that could contribute to a student not continuing in the program. In addition to grades, students may have to stop out due to personal issues, needing to work and for medical reasons.

61%

(2018 or 2019 graduate)

63%

(2017 or 2018 graduate)

60%

(2016 or 2017 graduate)

 

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