Denise Prohaska, Admission Advisor for any admission questions - 614-4017
Anne Marie Holler
Location: C-182, C-178,
The Niagara County Community College Registered Nurse program is committed to the education of registered professional nurses and the promotion of wellness in the community.
The Nursing program offers clinical experiences at hospitals, health care facilities and community agencies in Niagara, Erie and Orleans counties to provide students with important clinical experiences in all areas of health care.
Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Council License Examination (NCLEX-RN) for registered nurses through the State Education Department. The Registered Nurse program has been accredited since 1976. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) is located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (404)-975-5000, www.acenursing.org
The nursing program is also accredited by The State Education Department, Division of Professional Education 89 Washington Avenue, 2nd Floor, West Wing, Albany, NY 12234 (518)-486-2967, OPPROGS@nysed.gov
Program Goals and Objectives
Upon completion of the Registered Nursing Program:
- The graduates will be reported by the New York State Education Department to have passed the NCLEX-RN licensure exam at a rate equal to or exceeding 80%.
- Be employed in a position for which the program prepared them and express satisfaction with the program.
- Students are expected to complete the program in six semesters.
- Employers will express satisfaction with the competence level of the graduates.
According to the most recent Employment and Continuing Education survey, of those 2018 graduates responding, 100% are employed.
Student Achievement Data:
The NCLEX pass rate for the May 2018 graduates is 90.00 percent.
The completion rate for the 2015-2018 cohort is 41 percent.