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ADN Nursing Program Handbook

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • About the Nursing Program Handbook
  • Section 1: Truckee Meadows Community College Maxine S. Jacobs Nursing Program Overview
    • Mission Statement
    • Philosophy of the Maxine S. Jacobs Nursing Program
    • Associate Degree Nursing Education
    • Program Outcomes Statements and Measures
    • Community College Education
    • Learner
    • Nurse Educator
    • Non-Discrimination and ADA Statements
    • Accreditation
    • Disclaimer
    • Notification of Program Changes to Currently Enrolled Students
    • Documents and Forms
    • Nursing Program Faculty and Staff
  • Section 2: Program Curriculum, Objectives and Concepts
    • Curricular Organizing Structure
    • Bloom’s Cognitive Taxonomy of Learning
    • Maxine S. Jacobs Nursing Program Terminal Objectives
    • Maxine S. Jacobs Nursing Program Curriculum Concepts
  • Section 3: Program Cost
    • Cost for ADN Program
  • Section 4: Student Policies
    • Academic and Clinical Performance Counseling
    • Academic Advisement
    • Agreements
    • Attendance
    • Attrition
    • Background Checks and Drug Screens
    • Change of Name, Address and Telephone Numbers
    • Civility
    • Complaint Resolution
    • Conduct, Professional Behavior and Honor Code
    • Counseling
    • Disability Accommodations for Nursing Students
    • Distribution of Final Course Grades
    • Electronic Devices
    • Exam Policy
    • Faculty Evaluations
    • Food or Beverages
    • Grade Appeals
    • Holidays
    • Learning Resources
    • Liability Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Readmission
    • Recording (Audio or Video)
    • Required Documents
    • Social Media and Networking
    • Student Input into Program Processes and Decision Making
    • Transportation
    • Weather
  • Section 5: Clinical and Laboratory Policies
    • Appeal of Withdrawal for Unsafe Clinical Practice or Unprofessional Behavior
    • Clinical and Laboratory Policies
    • Clinical Assignments/Facilities
    • Clinical Dress Code
    • Confidentiality
    • Medication Administration Policy
    • Pathogen Exposure
    • Patient Safety
    • Reporting Sentinel Events to the Nevada State Board of Nursing (NSBN)
    • Unsafe or Unsatisfactory Work
  • Section 6: Graduation and RN Licensure
    • Graduation Pinning Ceremony
    • Licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Handbook and Policy Acknowledgment and Release