Nursing (AAS–T) Learning Outcomes (AAS–T)

1. Act as a provider of care:

  • Demonstrate cognitive competence using critical thinking in solving clinical problems and making clinical decisions.
  • Consider alternatives.
  • Utilize knowledge gained from nursing, biology, social and behavioral sciences in the delivery of care.

2. Utilize the nursing process:

  • Apply the nursing process to support a client's adaptation to health, quality of life or death.
  • Assess the client as a unique biopsychosocial being, total individual or family.
  • Analyze data to identify problems.
  • Develop and implement a plan of patient care including teaching & learning to achieve outcomes.
  • Use critical thinking to evaluate and revise outcomes.
  • Provide safe, effective care.
  • Demonstrate psychomotor competence through the skillful use of complex equipment and procedures to provide care.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal competence through therapeutic communication skills and caring interventions to provide nursing care.

3. Act as a manager of care:

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability by leading and delegating to other nursing personnel, commensurate with their educational preparation.
  • Utilize technology and both human and material resources in a cost–ffective manner.
  • Demonstrate people management skills by communicating and collaborating effectively with the health care team.

4. Act as a member of the Nursing Discipline:

  • Understand and function within the role of a registered nurse in various health care settings.
  • Value and demonstrate the ethical, legal and professional standards of nursing practice.
  • Value self–awareness.
  • Value professional nursing as a career and value own practice.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors in the role of the nurse in various settings.

Program Contact Information

Associate Degree Nursing Program
Allied Health Division
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, Room BE3210
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.4347 206.934.4347

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