BSN Mission and Program Goals

Mission and Program Goals

MISSION

The mission of the Green River College Nursing Program is to provide quality education to prepare students as safe, competent practitioners within our diverse healthcare community.  Graduates of the Green River College Nursing Program will be qualified candidates for the successful completion of the NCLEX and prepared for advancement in continuing healthcare education.

VISION

To meaningfully contribute to the advancement of healthcare in a diverse community.

PHILOSOPHY

The nursing faculty values all members of the collaborative healthcare delivery team. The faculty believes in preparing all students to be safe, quality, and competent practitioners within each level of nursing practice and within their scope of practice. 

The nursing faculty values all members of the collaborative healthcare delivery team. The faculty believes in preparing all students to be safe, quality, and competent practitioners within each level of nursing practice and within their scope of practice. 

VALUES

Community Engagement: We strive to strengthen our community partnerships to improve the delivery of nursing education and the care that our students provide.

Diversity and Inclusion: We embrace the uniqueness and diversity of our community and respect the personal characteristics, ideas, values and practices of individuals.

Integrity: We value holistic care rooted in ethical and moral accountability that is without conditions or limitation.

Excellence: We commit to excellence and continuous growth, improvement, and understanding that is grounded in evidence-based research and best practices.

Innovation: We embrace an atmosphere of creativity and innovation for our faculty and students that enhances nursing education and improves health care delivery.

Caring: We nurture a commitment to patient-centered care that demonstrates an ability to understand the needs of others and advocates on their behalf.

Student Success: We promote the development of professional identity that instills a spirit of inquiry fostering lifelong learning practices. We promote evidence-based nursing judgement that allows individuals to flourish within their unique cultural and socioeconomic environments.

PROGRAM GOALS

  • 80% of Nursing program graduates will pass the NCLEX-RN on the first time.
  • 80% of Nursing program student will graduate on-time.
  • 80% of Nursing program graduates will be employed within the first 6-12 months after graduation.
  • 80% of graduates will agree that the Nursing program effectively prepared them to function within their scope of practice and RN role of expectations.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the LPN-to-BSN program at Green River College the student will be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge for the arts and sciences to manage the care of clients across the life span using evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning to inform decision making.

  2. Provide holistic, person-centered, population health care to diverse populations including community and public health.

  3. Utilize research information to improve health of diverse clients across the life span.

  4. Minimize harm to clients through quality assurance and improvement.

  5. Use systems-based practice to coordinate and manage care to provide safe, quality, and equitable care.

  6. Integrate informatics and other healthcare technologies to inform decision making when managing and delivering safe, high-quality, and efficient health care in accordance with best practice and professional and regulatory standards.

  7. Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional development, including the professional identity of a Bachelor of Science prepared registered nurse, and lifelong learning.

  8. Apply leadership principles and quality improvement when intentionally collaborating with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide evidence-based, safe quality nursing care.

 

 

BSN Accreditation

The Green River College LPN-BSN Program is pursuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, NLN CNEA Executive Director, no later than May 6, 2024 to cneaaccreditation@nln.org.

GRC Nursing Program founded 1965

Degrees & Certificates

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Associates

Certificates

Transfer

Contact

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact us at:

Email: nursing@greenriver.edu

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Accreditation Information

Green River College LPN-BSN Program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. 202-909-2487. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.