LPN Program Details
The mission of the Ogeechee Technical College Practical Nursing Program is to prepare qualified graduates of the program to become theoretically, clinically, ethically, and legally safe entry-level practitioners who will successfully pass the licensure examination, and be committed to assisting in meeting the health care needs of the community.
Program Goals and Objectives:
-Provide education which acknowledges individual differences and respects the right of individuals to seek fulfillment of educational needs.
-Provide an environment which encourages the individual to benefit and contribute as a partner in the economic progress, development, and stability of Georgia
-Provide education which develops the potential of each student to become a productive, responsible, and upwardly mobile member of society.
-Provide quality patient care education in an atmosphere that fosters interest in and enthusiasm for learning.
-Prepare graduates to function as accountable and responsible members within their field of endeavor.
-Prepare graduates to function as safe and competent practitioners in the nursing field.
-Prepare graduates with the highest level of competence possible given the constraints of the interests and ability levels of the individual.
-Provide educational and related services without regard to race, color, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, academic disadvantage, or economic disadvantage.
-Foster employer participation, understanding, and confidence in the instructional process and the competence of the Practical Nursing program graduates.
-Prepare students to function as accountable and responsible members of a health care team concerned with basic therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventative care for people of all ages and cultural diversities in various stages of dependencies.
-Allow students to use the nursing process to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the health consumer and adhere to the legal and ethical guidelines of the nursing profession.
-Prepare graduates to function within the definition and framework of their role specified by the Georgia State Board of Practical Nursing.
-Prepare graduates to function as safe, competent practitioners in various health care settings, and possess necessary knowledge to successfully become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Educate students to maintain their physical and emotional health.