A.A.S. Nursing Program Fact Sheet
Program Accreditation Status
The program has been accredited since 1977 by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will provide and advocate for safe patient-centered care using sound nursing judgment to assist individuals, families and communities to achieve optimal adaptation to changing health.
- Students will practice within a professional, legal, and ethical scope.
- Students will function as a member of the inter-professional team through effective communication and mutual respect to achieve quality patient outcomes.
- Students will promote safe practice within changing and uncertain environments through the use of evidence based practice standards, information management, and a spirit of inquiry.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Graduates will pass the NCLEX-RN at or above the state/national levels as first-time test takers.
- Graduates will report satisfaction with their educational preparation.
- Graduates will practice as satisfactory entry-level nurses.
- Graduates will be actively engaged in continuing education.
80 students are accepted into Nursing Fundamentals each fall. Admission is highly competitive.
Up to 14 Licensed Practical Nurses are accepted into the Accelerated Option for LPNs each spring.
Student Program Completion Rate
The 2 year current mean student program completion rate in 150% of the time is 73%.
National Licensing Exam (NCLEX-RN) pass rates
Students graduating from the program are eligible to take the National Licensing Exam - Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN Exam).
89.29% of FLCC Nursing graduates passed the national licensure exam (NCLEX) on his/her first attempt*.
FLCC Nursing graduate performance on the NCLEX-RN exam exceeds State and National Associate Degree program pass rates.*Reporting period 01/01/15-12/31/15
Median RN salary nationwide
$67,490 per yearData Source: United States Department of Labor Website
95% of Graduate Survey respondents report they are currently employed in the nursing field.Data Source: FLCC Graduate Survey - Class of 2015
Graduate practice as entry level nurses
100% of Employer respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with the educational preparation of the FLCC class of 2015 graduate nurses.
100% of Employer respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with the knowledge and skills of the FLCC class of 2015 graduate nurses.
Opportunities for advancing education
Articulation agreements exist with area baccalaureate nursing programs.
Percentage of Graduates who report being actively engaged in continuing education
90% of the FLCC Class of 2015 graduate respondents to the Nursing Graduate Survey reported that they are actively engaged in continuing education.
Data Source: FLCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Updated Fall 2016