2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Licensed Practical Nursing (Spring Start), Diploma


Upon completion of a Diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing, a student will be able to:

Science & Technology

  •  Recognize and understand anatomy and physiology of the human body.
  •  Demonstrate competency with use of equipment appropriate within the scope of practice of licensed practical nurses.
  •  Calculate and measure for precise medication administration within the scope of practice of licensed practical nurses.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  •  Demonstrate understanding of the steps of the nursing process, including assessment, recognition, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.
  •  Comprehend the legal and ethical issues within the scope of practice for the licensed practical nurse.
  •  Appropriately adapt critical thinking skills within various patient care settings.

 Professionalism

  •  Exhibit strong work ethic, attendance, self-esteem, integrity, honesty, sociability and interpersonal skills.
  •  Network with coworkers, support staff and physicians.
  •  Encourage involvement on committees through student organizations.
  •  Treat patients with dignity, respect and compassion.
  •  Respect diversity in other cultures.

 Communication

  •  Communicate in a professional manner.
  •  Follow verbal and written instructions.
  •  Communicate delicate information to patients and family in an empathetic and confidential manner.
  •  Accurately and clearly document in written format.