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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Odessa College Associate Degree Nursing Program is to lead the way in preparing nursing students for practice in a multicultural community within a diverse and changing health care environment; advance the practice of nursing; and provide quality, comprehensive health care in a competent, caring and compassionate manner.

We Believe:

  1. And accept the purpose and mission statements of Odessa College.
  2. Students are individuals and have differing educational needs and life experiences.
  3. In establishing a caring environment that encourages students to assume responsibility for learning and personal development in partnership with the faculty.
  4. Caring is a fundamental concept through which scientific nursing principles are used to meet the needs of the patient and family with dignity and competency.
  5. Professional nursing places emphasis on illness prevention, and health promotion in a holistic, multicultural environment, including the roles of member of the profession, provider of patient entered care, patient safety advocate, and member of the health care team.
  6. In using collaboration and communication effectively within the community to share and utilize available strengths and resources to enhance curriculum development in order to meet projected community needs.
  7. And accept the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners Differentiated Essential Competencies as the roles of the associate degree graduate nurse.
  8. Graduates of the Odessa College Associate Degree Nursing Program are prepared to practice using clinical reasoning, and knowledge based on the associate degree nursing plan of study and evidence-based practice outcomes as a basis for decision making in nursing.
  9. Graduates of the Odessa College Associate Degree Nursing Program are prepared to practice using clinical reasoning, and knowledge based on the associate degree nursing plan of study and evidence-based practice outcomes as a basis for decision making in nursing.
  10. Graduates of the Odessa College Associate Degree Nursing Program are competent and prepared to apply for Registered Nurse Licensure by the Texas Board of Nursing.
  11. Graduates of the Odessa College Associate Degree Nursing Program will demonstrate responsibility for continued competence in nursing practice, and develop insight through reflection, self-analysis, self-care, and lifelong learning.

Revised: 6/12

 
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