- Practical Nursing-Technical Certificate
- Associate of Applied Science
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in Registered Nursing will be able to:
- Analyze/evaluate information.
- Communicate ideas clearly and effectively in written format.
- Prioritize care when providing care to multiple patients.
- Retrieve information through printed or electronic sources.
- Analyze information through the use of appropriate technologies.
Ethics and Values
- Demonstrate characteristics of a strong work ethic/accountability (soft skills, plagiarism issues).
- Evaluate ethical dilemmas.
Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
- Apply mathematical reasoning to quantitative information.
- Solve problems verbally, graphically, symbolically, or numerically.
- Distinguish between root cause and effect.
- Demonstrate quality and safe care that supports a culture of health through evidence-based nursing.
- Apply critical thinking necessary to provide patient centered care to diverse populations.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to provide leadership in all healthcare settings.
- Integrate professional nursing practice through communication, knowledge, technology, and support of quality improvement measures.
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Registered Nursing Admission Requirements
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- In the semester prior to graduation, an FBI and Arkansas State Police background check must be submitted before students are allowed to sit for the NCLEX (national licensure exam).
- Upon successful completion of the Registered Nursing program, students may petition the Arkansas State Board of Nursing to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam.
- Admission to the Registered Nursing program is a competitive process. Applicants should refer to page 75 for a complete description of the admissions and selection policy.
- The Registered Nursing program admits students in the spring semester each year.
- UACCM offers the RN program through the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium (ARNEC), which includes eight community colleges.
- All students applying to the ARNEC LPN/LVN to RN program must read both Arkansas Nurse Practice Act, ACA §17-87-312 for criminal background checks and ACA §17-3-102 for licensing restrations based on criminal recores and submit a signed statement indicating that they understand and acknowledge receiving the information. All students should be aware that graduating from a nursing program in Arkansas does not assure the Arkansas State Board of Nursing’s approval to take the licensure examination. There is a possibility you could complete the nursing program, but be barred from licensure. Completion of the program does not guarantee you will be granted licensure to practice as a nurse.