Students practice nursing care on an infant mannequinUpon completion of the nursing program, our graduates will be educationally prepared to provide patient-centered care to individuals across the lifespan with diverse cultures who are experiencing disruptions in biophysical and psychosocial dimensions in a variety of healthcare settings.

The graduate will provide care utilizing the National League for Nursing (NLN)Association Degree (AD) competencies, Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies; and practice within the three roles of the AD nurse. The graduate will be prepared to take the National Council of State Boards for Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a nurse.

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduate performance on the NCLEX-RN examination will be equal to or exceed state and national mean for first time writers.
  2. 75 percent or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Graduate Surveys express satisfaction with the program.
  3. 75 percent or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Employer Surveys express satisfaction with the program.
  4. 70 percent or greater of students enrolled in the JCC Nursing Program complete the program with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science Nursing (measured by one and one-half times the program length).
  5. 75% or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Graduate Survey are employed 6 months after graduation.


In addition to 10 full time faculty, the nursing program also employs approximately 20 part time faculty between the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County nursing program sites. Part time faculty are most often utilized as clinical instructors working with students in the healthcare agencies. The part time faculty enhance the program curriculum with their exceptional clinical expertise.

The nursing program makes every attempt to publish the most current information on the website. If you have any questions about the currency of information, please contact the nursing program at 716.338.1170.

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