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Welcome to the Wayne County Community College District’s Nursing Department

The Nursing Program at WCCCD has a long history of promoting excellence in the nursing community. Graduates from the program serve throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area and the United States. The Nursing Program is physically located at the Northwest Campus (Health Science Center).

Program Information

Our Associate Degree in Nursing is a 69-credit hour program that combines course work in general and nursing education courses with clinical experiences in a variety of area facilities. All clinical experiences are supervised by experienced nursing faculty.

Graduates are encouraged to transfer to 4-year universities to complete their bachelor's degree in nursing through our partnerships at the Mary Ellen StempÔ¨āe University Center.

The associate nursing program at Wayne County Community College District at the Northwest campus located in Detroit, Michigan 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 associate nursing program is Initial Accreditation
-View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at
http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Our graduates are eligible to take the state licensure exam (NCLEX) that, upon successful passage, grants the credential of Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
NURSING MISSION STATEMENT

“The mission of the Nursing Program is aligned with the mission of the college. We educate, prepare, and empower student nurses to become competent health professionals who deliver safe patient care in a state-of-the-art health care environment with interdisciplinary teams, and to promote health and wellness to individuals, families, and communities in our culturally diverse society.”

End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply professional accountability congruent with the roles, responsibilities, and values associated with nursing practice.
  2. Integrate evidence-based principles as a foundation for nursing practice.
  3. Demonstrate effective patient centered care in diverse populations in a variety of care environments.
  4. Examine care standards with continuous scrutiny for the betterment of individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Upon completion, graduates are eligible to complete a national exam through the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The exam measures the WCCCD nursing graduates competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as an entry-level graduate nurse. Successful completion of the exam is a requirement for employment as a RN. The table below identifies the two-year pass rates for nursing graduates.

Year

Number of First Time Test Takers

Total Number of First Time Test Takers

Aggregate Pass Rate

2019

Spring 2019: 48/52
Fall 2019: 20/25

68/77

88.31%

2020

Spring 2020: 28/34
Fall 2020: 28/37

56/71

78.87%

2021

Spring 2021: 47/62
Fall 2021: 15/26

15/26

70.45%

Nursing Program Information
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