Student Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the PNP, the graduate will:

    1. Practice as a novice healthcare team member within the framework established by the Nurse Practice Act of the State of PA.
    2. Develop a spirit of inquiry to promote personal and professional growth.
    3. Utilize the nursing process to provide safe, holistic care to diverse populations in a variety of settings.
    4. Integrate clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice to promote high quality, safe and effective care.
    5. Demonstrate collaborative communication to advocate for the clients, families and groups.
    6. Apply leadership and management principles to achieve quality and safety outcomes.

    *Revised December 2018

    The Chester County Intermediate Unit Practical Nursing Program in Downingtown, PA in accordance with ACEN standards is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000, The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the CCIU Practical nursing program in Feb 2018 is: Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at: