The Greater Lowell Practical Nurse will:

    1. Patient Centered Care

    Provide holistic care that recognizes an individual’s preferences, values and needs and respecting the patient or designee as a full partner while providing compassionate, coordinated, age appropriate, safe and effective care.

    1. Professionalism

    Demonstrate personal accountability for the delivery and delegation of standard-based nursing care consistent with legal, ethical, and humanistic principles in order to influence the behavior of individuals or groups of individuals in a way that will facilitate the achievement of shared goals.

    1. Quality Improvement

    Collect data to monitor the outcomes of care and use data to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems and its practice.

    1. Informatics and Technology

    Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.

    1. Communication

    Interact with clients, families, colleagues, and interdisciplinary health care team (including leadership of unlicensed personnel), fostering mutual respect and shared decision making, to enhance client satisfaction, health outcomes, and team collaboration.

    1. Safety

    Minimize risk of harm to patients, providers, self, and designees through both system effectiveness and individual performance.

    1. Evidence-Based Practice

    Will utilize clinical expertise, critical thinking and consideration of patient’s or designee’s preferences, supported by the best current evidence to make practice decisions.

    Upon completion of Term III, the student must meet the above Student Learning Outcomes in order to graduate.