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Outcomes

Outcomes

Curriculum Outcomes – National Standards and Competencies

  • Collaborate with the family and health team to assist clients in meeting basic needs (Maslow) by using actions and judgment appropriate to clients’ development level. (Erikson)
  • Integrate knowledge of general education, nursing and science to provide nursing care for clients and family.
  • Communicate independently in an effective therapeutic manner with client’s families, health team and members of the community.
  • Use appropriate learning principles for clients’ families in a variety of settings.
  • Act as patient advocate for clients and families recognizing human dignity and cultural diversity.
  • Use the nursing process in providing safe physical and psychosocial care for clients and families.
  • Collaborate with clients, families, and health team members in maintaining and promoting health.
  • Demonstrate nursing competence by making appropriate decisions based on critical analysis.
  • Demonstrate effective management skills in providing nursing care for client families
  • Demonstrate nursing competence using critical thinking.
  • Use current technology in the implementation of safe nursing practice.
  • Use legal and ethical principles in delivery of nursing care.
  • Analyze health care economics and input on client care.
  • Demonstrates a personal ethic of social responsibility and service.
  • Meet the accepted standards of practice and maintain professional ethics.

Alumni Profile

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

Full Academic Calendar