Practical Nursing

  • Credits: 44
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Campus: East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls, Online

Program Learner Outcomes


  1. Student will participate as a member of the interprofessional team collaborating and communicating with other health care providers to promote safe, quality, patient centered care.

  2. Student will work within an established plan of care for an individual patient to organize or assign aspects of care under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) or other licensed Health Care Provider.

  3. Student will apply best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient preferences for the delivery of optimal health care.

  4. Student will provide holistic and effective individualized nursing care to diverse patient populations.

  5. Student will apply competent and safe practices to nursing care.

  6. Student will utilize information technology in the health care setting.

  7. Student will demonstrate professional behaviors and accountability to legal and ethical nursing practice standards for a competent PN.

  8. Student will participate in quality improvement activities and effectively use resources to achieve patient outcomes.