Inspired by the mission of our College, we are dedicated to preparing professional nurses who promote excellence in holistic care. As community leaders, our graduates are critical thinkers, change agents, compassionate and skilled caregivers, as well as lifelong learners. Our graduates serve Montana, our region and the world.
The Department of Nursing prepares its graduates to enter into the practice of professional nursing with a framework of knowledge integrated from the sciences, arts and humanities. Emphasis is placed on the delivery of holistic nursing care which recognizes the dignity and uniqueness of every person. Completion of the major provides the foundation for life-long learning and graduate study in nursing.
The Faculty of the Department of Nursing seeks distinction in teaching, nursing scholarship and clinical expertise, for planning, directing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
A graduate of the Department of Nursing will pass the NCLEX-RN licensure examination and enter into the profession of nursing with the following abilities:
The nursing program is approved by the Montana State Board of Nursing and nationally accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In 2012, CCNE granted the Carroll College Department of Nursing's baccalaureate degree program a full 10 years of accreditation.
The Nursing Program at Carroll College offers a baccalaureate degree with a major in Nursing, preparing students to practice as professional nurses or for graduate studies in nursing.
Clinical experience begins in the 200-level nursing courses and occurs in diverse community settings, varying from Helena’s hospitals to public health, assisted-living, long-term care, home-visits, and psychiatric and school settings. Each nursing course at Carroll provides quality, personalized learning experiences. Clinical work is primarily done in Helena, allowing for one-on-one interaction with faculty.
Updated to include the latest public and private scholarships, as well as research grants for undergraduate and graduate school.
Darcy Lynn Dengel Foundation
They award $2,000 per year to qualified upper-division nursing students who are selected by the Foundation board.
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