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Mission Statement & Statement of Purpose

Mission Statement

The VWCC Associate of Applied Science Degree Nursing Program mission is to prepare professionally educated nurses who are culturally competent, compassionate health care providers able to meet the changing health care needs of patients, families, and communities.

Statement of Purpose

The curriculum is designed to prepare selected students to qualify as contributing members of the health team implementing direct patient care as beginning practitioners in a variety of health service facilities.  At the successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) leading to the designation of registered nurse.

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