The Greater Lowell Practical Nurse will:

    1. Patient Centered Care

    Will 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

    Will demonstrate personal accountability for the delivery and delegation of standard-based nursing care consistent with legal, ethical, and humanistic principles.

    1. Quality Improvement

    Implement quality improvement initiatives to correlate with health care system practices.

    1. Informatics and Technology

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

    1. Communication

    Utilize clear, concise, and effective communication with diverse patient populations and health care team members to promote positive health outcomes.

    1. Safety

    Will 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.