Learning Outcomes for the Nursing AAS Degree

The Nursing AAS curriculum is ever evolving and is created from evidence-based research to ensure that students are prepared for professional practice.

This program prepares students as an associate degree nurse. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to take the national nursing licensing exam, NCLEX-RN. Successfully passing the NCLEX-RN is required for state licensure and professional nursing practice.

Program Outcomes/Competencies

  1. Function as a competent nurse assimilating all professional, ethical, and legal principles while implementing the roles of the professional nurse.
  2. Provide leadership in a variety of healthcare settings for diverse patient populations.
  3. Provide quality, safe, patient-centered nursing care through evidence-based practice.
  4. Participate in collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team for the purpose of providing and improving patient care.
  5. Analyze patient situations and apply critical thinking skills and strategies necessary to provide quality patient care & continuous quality improvement.
  6. Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, prevent error, and support decision-making.

Colorado Mountain College Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) and is a Career & Technical Education program.