School of Nursing
Program InformationThe JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing/Union College of Union County NJ Cooperative Nursing Program provides an education soundly rooted in outstanding academic traditions of both hospital-based nursing education and community college education. This program, acknowledged as a model in the field of nursing and different from existing nursing programs offered by nearby community colleges and hospital-based schools, affords its graduates advantages in the attainment of nursing competency, a Diploma in Nursing from JFK University Medical Center Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing, an Associate in Science (AS) Degree from Union College of Union County NJ and in transferability of credits to programs leading to a baccalaureate degree. Graduates from JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools Nursing Program are eligible to sit for the National Council of Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for registered nurse (RN) licensure. The Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and the New Jersey State Board of Nursing. The School is approved for the training of veterans.
Curriculum TracksThe JFK Muhlenberg Snyder School of Nursing/Union College of Union County NJ Cooperative Nursing Program offers four curriculum tracks, including:
End of Program (EOP) and Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
- EOP SLO 1: Demonstrate accountability, responsibility, and integrity for the delivery of safe nursing care within legal, ethical, and regulatory framework in nursing practice
- EOP SLO 2: Provide safe nursing care utilizing evidence-based practice and the nursing process to minimize risk or harm to a diverse population across the lifespan
- EOP SLO 3: Provide education to individuals and families related to promotion, maintenance, restoration of health, and caring throughout the lifespan
- EOP SLO 4: Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare team members to facilitate optimal patient outcomes by incorporating quality initiatives in all settings
- EOP SLO 5: Demonstrate effective communication with patients, families, peers and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to promote optimal patient outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings
- EOP SLO 6: Demonstrate sound clinical judgment and reasoning in the delivery of patient centered care for a diverse patient population
- EOP SLO 7: Utilize information technology to communicate, incorporate evidence-based practice, minimize errors, gather data, and support decisions for safe patient care
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