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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook

Nursing Program A.A.S.


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Nursing
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Motlow State Community College (MSCC) offers a Nursing Major for those students desiring to pursue a career as a registered nurse by preparing individuals to be eligible to apply to take the National Council of Licensure Exam for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). The nursing program provides students with learning opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking needed to meet the health care needs of the communities in which they will work. 

The MSCC Nursing Specific Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates are prepared to perform the graduate core competencies for Associate Degree nurses in the delivery of care. 
  • Graduates meet or exceed the state and national mean score on the NCLEX-RN. 
  • Graduates contribute to the supply of registered nurses in the MSCC’s eleven county service area. 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Specific Program Outcomes:

  • Performance on the NCLEX-RN exam: The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first time takers will be at or above 80%.
  • Program completion: Sixty percent (60%) of student will complete the program within 150 percent of the program length.
  • Job Placement Rates: Eighty-five percent (85%) will be employed within six to twelve months post-graduation.

Tennessee Board of Nursing Program Outcome:

  • The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first time takers will be at or above 85%.

 

Semester Credit Hours: 66


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