Nursing - Generic (BS) Program Assessment

Mission

The mission of the York College Department of Nursing is to offer a liberal arts-based educational experience to guide students in attaining the knowledge, skills, and values essential for professional nurse leaders and managers, including the ability to make sound judgments and address the health needs of diverse cultural groups within the urban community. There are two nursing program tracks in the Department of Nursing: The RN- Baccalaureate Program is designed to build upon the knowledge and competencies of Registered Nurses, who graduated from associate degree and diploma programs. The Generic Baccalaureate program is designed to prepare competent nursing professionals able to successfully pass the NCLEX-RN licensing examination. The Department of Nursing mission is congruent with the York College Vision and Mission.

Goals

  • To develop nurses committed to evidenced based and ethical care of various populations across the lifespan throughout the health-illness continuum.
  • To develop professional nurses who are proactive in addressing health care issues and able to make sound clinical judgments.
  • To offer a liberal arts-based educational experience to promote the knowledge, skills, and values essential for professional nurse leaders and managers.
  • To prepare professional nurses who are self-directed and effective communicators in a culturally diverse world.

The Nursing - Generic (BS) Program is part of the school of Health Sciences and Professional Programs, Nursing Department