Standards have been established to provide guidance to students as to
skills and abilities required to function successfully in the program
and ultimately in the profession of nursing. Each student must be able
to meet the technical standards of performance necessary for the
practice of nursing for admission and progression in the program of
study. Students must be able to meet the following technical standards
with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Ability to assess patient needs and to understand instructions, emergency signals and telephone conversation.
- Ability to observe patients, manipulate equipment, and
interpret data. Ability to ensure a safe environment, identify color
changes, read fine print/writing and calculate fine calibrations.
- Ability to express and exchange information and ideas and to
interact with patients, family, physicians, peers and other ancillary
- Ability to practice with frequent interruptions, to respond
appropriately in an emergency or unexpected situation, and to
successfully adapt to extreme variations in workload and stress levels.
- Ability to perform the following physical activities:
handling, lifting, and operating equipment frequently moving, lifting,
and transferring patients; and performing CPR.
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- R.N. Baccalaureate Program
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- Direct Entry Master’s in Nursing
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