Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Program Outcomes

Program Purpose, Goals and Outcomes

The purpose of the MCC Practical Nursing  Program is to prepare graduates for practice as licensed practical nurses within the ethical and legal framework of nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. The program prepares graduates for success on NCLEX PN® and for employment as a safe entry level practitioner. 

The Practical Nursing Program is proud of our outcomes. It is always our goal to make the program better.

Role Specific Graduate Competencies:
Upon completion of the program, the graduate will:

The graduate will:

  1. Utilize clinical decision making to provide safe, effective care for clients of all ages with common health problems in a variety of setting.
  2. Perform nursing skills safely with knowledge of rationale.
  3. Provide nursing care based on knowledge of growth and development.
  4. Utilize therapeutic communication skills effectively.
  5. Assist the RN in planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.
  6. Demonstrate responsible behavior in regard to continued self growth, and practice within the legal/ethical standards of nursing.
  7. Demonstrate caring behaviors in the delivery of quality nursing care.

MCC's NCLEX PN® Pass Rates
for 1st Time Test Takers

YEARAugust
Graduates
December
Graduates
200993%88%
201090%87%
201195%86%
2012100%95%

MCC's Job placement rates
for PN graduates

YEARAugust  GraduatesDecember Graduates
2009100%100%
2010100%100%
201189%94%
201293%