MDCC - Accreditation & Mission

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Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Information regarding the accreditation status may be directed to:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone number: 1-404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

IHL
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
Telephone Number: 1-601-432-6198
www.mississippi.edu/ihl/

  


Mission Statement

The mission of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Mississippi Delta Community College is to prepare graduates for entry level nursing practice in a variety of health care settings. 

 


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Mississippi Delta Community College, the graduate should be able to

  1. Utilize the nursing process to meet basic physical, safety, psychosocial and cultural needs.
  2. Provide safe nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings.
  3. Practice clinical competence within the legal and ethical framework of the role of the associate degree nurse.
  4. Communicate effectively with clients, families, significant others, and health team members.
  5. Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability.
  6. Participate in the management and coordination of care for individual clients and groups of clients.

 


Program Outcomes

 
MDCC ADN NCLEX-RN First-Write Pass Rate
The program’s most recent annual licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first-time test-takers during the same 12-month period.
 2018 Graduates 96%  
 2019 Graduates 91%  
 2020 Graduates 80%  
MDCC ADN GRADUATION RATE
At least 60% of students who enter the program will graduate within 150% of the program time.
  Overall Generic LPN Accelerated
 2018 Graduates  53% 46% 91%
 2019 Graduates  72% 66% 93%
 2020 Graduates  63% 60% 75%
MDCC ADN Job Placement Rate
At least 90% of graduates will be working in a health care field within 1 year of program completion.
 2018 Graduates  98%  
 2019 Graduates  100%  
 2020 Graduates   100%  

 

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