Undergraduate Nursing Page

The nursing program offers two undergraduate degree options: The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Graduates are prepared to take the National Council Licensure examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). After passing this examination, they will be eligible to begin a career as a registered professional nurse. While ASN and BSN Program Outcomes are assessed separately, for the purposes of General Education Assessment, the programs are assessed together as the Undergraduate Nursing Department.

The ASN Program Outcomes are as follows:

Program Outcome

The graduate nurse is competent and is capable of providing direct care in structured health care settings.

Competencies

Upon completion of the program of study, the ASN graduate will be able to:

  • Utilize knowledge from nursing, behavioral and natural sciences to make competent decisions when providing direct care for individuals and members of a family or group with well-defined nursing diagnoses in structured health care
  • Employ effective communication skills in interaction with clients, their family members and the health care
  • Implement therapeutic interventions for individuals and members of a family, group or community in structured health care settings using established policies, procedures, and
  • Apply principles of growth and development in providing care to individuals and members of a family or group across the life
  • Utilize methods of discovery to access professional literature and apply interpreted
  • Assume a professional role and practice nursing within legal, ethical and professional standards with a commitment to lifelong learning.

The BSN Program Outcomes are as follows:

Program Outcome

The graduate nurse is competent and is capable of coordinating care for a diverse population.

Competencies

Upon completion of the BSN program of study, the graduate will be able to accomplish the following items:

  • Utilize information management skills as a means of competent decision making and critical thinking to enhance nursing practice, client education, and personal lifelong
  • Communicate effectively using verbal, written, and interpersonal skills among colleagues, individuals, families, groups and
  • Implement evidenced-based therapeutic interventions for individuals, families, groups and communities in structured and unstructured health care
  • Integrate principles of life-span development in the nursing care of diverse
  • Utilize methods of discovery to inform practice and improve nursing care.
  • Integrate nursing roles to assure competent practice in a changing and diverse health care

Below is the schedule of assessment for the UND program.

 

ASN Programmatic Outcomes

The ASN Program at Cox College utilizes a Systematic Evaluation Plan. This plan encompasses all student outcome data as required by both college and programmatic evaluation. This is a living document that is managed by the UND Evaluation team under the direction of the Chief Nurse Administrator.

ASN Systematic Evaluation Plan

BSN Programmatic Outcomes

The BSN Program at Cox College utilizes a Systematic Evaluation Plan. This plan encompasses all student outcome data as required by both college and programmatic evaluation. This is a living document that is managed by the UND Evaluation team under the direction of the Chief Nurse Administrator.

BSN Systematic Evaluatation Plan