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Nursing Division Mission

The mission of the Nursing Division is to provide quality undergraduate nursing education that prepares students for baccalaureate-generalist professional nursing practice.  

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Nursing Division Vision

With the intentional and cooperative efforts of the entire College community, and through excellence in teaching, scholarship, practice and service, the Lindsey Wilson College Nursing Division aspires to:

  • Be the regional leader in providing an exceptional nursing education,
  • Create the best possible environment for the individual growth of students,
  • Graduate students that are prepared for life and professional nursing practice in a complex rapidly changing world and health care environment, and
  • Advance health at the local, regional and global arena through scientific evidence and sound professional practice. 
LWC Nursing Division Program Goals
  90% of graduating BSN students will complete the program within a three year period.
  90% of students will indicate satisfaction with the LWC nursing program.
• 90% of the graduating students will achieve a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN) during the first test.
• 90% of graduates desiring employment as a registered nurse will be employed within one year of graduation.
• 90 of alumni will demonstrate satisfaction with their undergraduate baccalaureate education.
• 90% of the surveys returned by employers will indicate satisfaction with the performance of the LWC BSN program graduates.

LWC Nursing Division Program Goals

• 90% of graduating BSN students will complete the program within a three year period.

• 90% of students will indicate satisfaction with the LWC nursing program.

• 90% of the graduating students will achieve a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN) during the first test.

• 90% of graduates desiring employment as a registered nurse will be employed within one year of graduation.

• 90 of alumni will demonstrate satisfaction with their undergraduate baccalaureate education.

• 90% of the surveys returned by employers will indicate satisfaction with the performance of the LWC BSN program graduates.

Program Distinctions

Nursing Division Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the BSN Program, the student will:

1. Utilize written, verbal, nonverbal and emerging technologies to communicate effectively.

2. Demonstrate clinical reasoning/judgment, critical thinking and caring to design and deliver      safe, evidence-based, spiritually and culturally appropriate patient-centered care.

3. Integrate theories and concepts from undergraduate liberal education into baccalaureate-generalist nursing practice.

4. Understand the nature of human values and ethical responsibility.

5. Demonstrate personal, organizational and systems leadership to improve safe patient care and advance professional nursing practice.

6. Engage in effective interprofessional collaboration to achieve optimal health care outcomes.

7. Utilize information management and technologies to deliver safe, effective patient-centered care.

8. Evaluate professional standards, healthcare policy, finance and regulatory environments with regards to nursing practice, quality care and patient safety.

9. Implement clinical prevention and health promotion interventions to provide patient-centered care across the lifespan and across the health care continuum.

10. Embrace lifelong learning and professional development (provider, manager of care and member of the profession).

Why choose Nursing?

Choosing to become a professional nurse is courageous and noble. Nursing professionals provide holistic, individualized care to the sick, injured and vulnerable in a variety of community and healthcare settings. Nurses also work collaboratively with individuals and other health care professionals to prevent disease and promote health across the lifespan.  If you are looking for a career in the caring profession of nursing, achieving your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Lindsey Wilson College will place you on the path to a lifetime of compassionate service and success in a growing professional field.  The mission of the Nursing Division is to provide quality undergraduate nursing education that prepares students for baccalaureate-generalist professional nursing practice.

 

For more information, contact Cindy Bretz at nursing@lindsey.edu or (270) 384-7352.

Lindsey Wilson College Divison of Nursing Program has full approval by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. This status is available by visiting the  Kentucky Board of Nursing website.

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