The goal of CPTC Registered Nursing program is to graduate competent learners who are able to -
- Advocate for patients and families in ways that promote their self-determination, integrity , and ongoing growth as human beings.
- Make judgments in practice, substantiated with evidence , that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care and that promote the health of patients within a family and community context.
- Implement their 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 with a family and community context.
- Examine the evidence that underlies clinical nursing practice to challenge the status quo, question underlying assumptions, and offer new insights to improve the quality of care for patients, families and communities.
These outcomes will be measured by the following criteria
- The programs three year mean for licensure exam pass rate will be at or above 80%.
- A minimum of 80% of graduates will report having obtained employment within six months of graduation
- A minimum of 80% will report satisfaction with their self-assessment of preparation for entry level positions.
- A minimum of 80 % of students entering the RN program will complete the program within eighteen months of admission.
- A minimum of 80% of employers of CPTC graduates will report satisfaction with graduate preparation for entry level positions.