Associate Degree Nursing
Health care is one of the fastest growing segments of business in the United States today. The need for trained professionals is increasing.
Central Carolina Community College offers both Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Programs.
These programs are designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to groups of clients throughout their life-span in a variety of settings.
Graduates of nursing programs can expect to find employment in the Lee, Harnett, and Chatham regions, as well as throughout the state and nation.
What Students Learn
- The Associate Degree Nursing Education Program is directed toward preparation of graduates who competently fulfill the roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing. The Associate Degree graduate provides care in structured settings for clients and family members to promote optimal human functioning.
- Students successfully completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program will be able to:
- Practice professional nursing behaviors incorporating personal responsibility and accountability for continued competence.
- Communicate professionally and effectively with individuals, significant support person(s), and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
- Integrate knowledge of the holistic needs of the individual to provide an individual centered assessment.
- Incorporate informatics to formulate evidenced-based clinical judgments and management decisions.
- Implement caring interventions incorporating documented best practices for individuals in diverse settings.
- Develop a teaching plan for individuals, and/or the nursing team, incorporating teaching and learning principles.
- Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to advocate for positive individual and organizational outcomes.
- Manage health care for the individual using cost effective nursing strategies, quality improvement processes, and current technologies.