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Program Outcomes

labUpon completion of the Practical Nurse Program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the role and scope of practice for the practical nurse in Ohio
  • Apply knowledge from the biological, behavioral, and nursing sciences to the care of clients.
  • Utilize the nursing process to provide safe and effective nursing care to a diverse population in a variety of health care settings.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and families, health care providers, and community members for the purpose of health promotion, maintenance, and restoration.
  • Safely perform nursing skills according to accepted standards of practice.
  • Demonstrate professionalism by engaging in legal, ethical, and accountable behaviors and utilizing economic concepts as they relate to the health care arena.
  • Synthesize knowledge from nursing and related disciplines using critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate caring behaviors by respecting the diversity of each person by treating them with dignity and integrity.
  • Collaborate with the health care team to provide and delegate nursing care according to Ohio Board of Nursing rules.