ADN ACEN Student Learning Outcomes

ADN End of Program Student Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Associate Degree of Nursing program, Shawnee Community College graduates will be able to:

  1. Communicate therapeutically with clients & interdisciplinary team in the practice of nursing.
  2. Integrate culture and diversity in the provision of holistic care across the lifespan.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills by prioritizing and delegating client care.
  4. Demonstrate clinical reasoning skills in the provision of safe and competent care utilizing the nursing process in a variety of clinical situations.
  5. Analyze research to provide evidence-based practice in the care of the client.


Associate Degree Nursing Program Outcomes

  1. ADN students graduating from SCC will pass NCLEX-RN on the first attempt.
  2. Students who graduate from the SCC ADN program will be employed as a professional nurse within 6 months of program completion.
  3. Students graduating from the SCC ADN program will continue their education towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.