• Mission Statement

    To provide a quality, innovative, cost-effective and student-focused curriculum to a diverse population, preparing graduates to practice as competent licensed practical nurses.

     

    Beliefs

    ·      Customer Service

    o   We are committed to exceeding customers’ expectations.

    ·      Partnership

    o   We collaborate with partners to assure a seamless career pathway of life-long learning and a robust, diverse nursing workforce.

    ·      Innovation

    o   We promote change to meet evolving needs and foster innovation.

    ·      Leadership

    o   We embrace a leadership role in assuring quality holistic nursing education and in cultivating interaction with community partners.

    ·      Advocacy

    o   We serve as an advocate for our students, nursing education and practical nursing at large.

    ·      Professional Commitment

    o   We maintain the highest standards of conduct.

    ·      Organizational Culture

    o   We provide an environment that encourages flexibility, teamwork, mutual respect, creativity, professional growth, high morale, opportunity and pride in all we do.

     

    Goals

    ·      Grow PNP to help meet the practical nursing workforce demand in Chester and neighboring counties.

    ·      Ensure that the PNP remains competitive, cost-effective and high quality.

    o   Maintain ACEN accreditation

    o   Maintain NCLEX-PN first-time test-taker pass rates that exceed the state average

    o   Maintain graduate and employer high approval of outcomes

    o   Continually review curriculum to support seamless career pathways (LPN to RN, including BSN) and position the graduate LPN to excel in evolving health care market

    o   Maintain tuition increase not to exceed 4% while increasing enrollment and maintaining a high quality program

    o   Cultivate leadership/advocacy role for PN education and LPNs and emerge as a leader in nursing education at large

    o   Partner to obtain highly competitive grants targeting larger institutions