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Nursing: Undergraduate Programs

Last Modified Date: 
03/16/2010
First-time Passage of NCLEX-RN

Administered: Continuously

Target Population: BSN graduates

The National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses NCLEX-RN) is the professional licensure exam for registered nurses. It tests the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry level. It is administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
Outcomes Measured
·      Demonstrate the values, knowledge and behavior patterns associated with the professional role of a nurse as a provider or a coordinator of care.
·      Apply core nursing knowledge in the areas of: health promotion/disease prevention; illness management; information and health care technologies; ethics; human diversity and global health care; and health care systems and policy in enacting professional nursing roles.
·      Use core competencies of critical thinking, communication, assessment, and technical skills to provide and facilitate nursing care that facilitates the health of human systems in the context of their environment.
·      Synthesize knowledge from general education and professional nursing education and experience as a basis for professional nursing practice.