Our Program

Chemeketa's Nursing Program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Our experienced faculty will teach you the skills at the LPN level to-

  • Use a holistic approach in applying the nursing process at the practical nurse level when providing care for individuals and families across the lifespan.
  • Use established guidelines to reinforce the teaching of health promotion concepts across the lifespan to groups in selected community settings.
  • Communicate effectively with individual patients, families, and members of the health-care team.
  • Organize and prioritize components of care at the practical nurse level for two to three patients.
  • Make decisions regarding patient care based on professional values at the practical nurse level while complying with identified legal/ethical standards (scope of practice regulations established by boards of nursing and Code of Ethics for Nurses established by the American Nurses Association).

Our experienced faculty will teach you the skills at the RN level to-

  • Use a holistic approach to develop, implement, and evaluate plans fo care for groups of patients that apply standard nursing care plans to meet individual needs.
  • Communicate effectively and collaboratively in a self-directed manner with patients, families, and members of the health-care team.
  • Use first-level management skills in providing care for individuals and groups of patients.
  • Make decisions regarding patient care based on professional values and responsibilities at the associate degree nurse level while complying with identified legal/ethical standards (scope of practice regulations established by boards of nursing and Code of Ethics for Nurses established by the American Nurses Association).

 

For more information call the Nursing staff at 503.399.5058.

If you are considering Chemeketa's Nursing program, we strongly recommend you contact Counseling and Advising at 503.399.5120 for assistance with details.