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Brown Mackie College (Nursing Programs)




Brown Mackie College — Kansas City is dedicated to helping you complete a college education that will prepare you to launch a career or enhance your current one in an increasingly competitive economy. Here, you can choose from programs that will enable you to become part of the growing fields of business, health care, legal assistance, or computer technology.

Why choose Brown Mackie College — Kansas City?

The more than 300 students at Brown Mackie College — Kansas City have chosen us for many different reasons. Some of the advantages are listed below. We hope you’ll find some good reasons of your own.

A sense of belonging. Brown Mackie College — Kansas City is an energetic learning community where you’ll be supported and encouraged to do your best. It’s a community where we celebrate diversity. Here, you’ll attend classes with hundreds of other students who are seeking to achieve their professional goals while confronting personal demands that may be very much like your own.

Education that fits your schedule. Most of our students work at least part-time, and many have family responsibilities on top of that. But at Brown Mackie College — Kansas City, they’re able to find a balance between the demands of school and life. Here, you can study full-time or part-time, day or evening. And in most programs you can focus on one course at a time instead of trying to juggle the work of several classes and cramming for multiple exams all at once.

Small classes with personalized attention. Our faculty are readily available to students outside of class. Likewise, our staff takes a personal interest in your success. You have a support system here — one that lets you concentrate on your studies and focus on your future.

Our graduate success record. At Brown Mackie College — Kansas City, we measure our success by the success of our alumni, and we’re proud of their professional accomplishments. Of all 2005 Brown Mackie College — Kansas City graduates eligible for employment, 77.5% were working in a field related to their program of study within six months of graduation and earning an average annual salary of $28,828.

Financial assistance that can make an education happen. A college education is an investment in yourself that can pay dividends in personal satisfaction and professional success. To help you manage the costs of your education, financial assistance is available in the form of grants, loans, and work-study programs. We’ll work with you to complete the required forms and put together an education budget and financial plan. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The value of a Brown Mackie College — Kansas City education. Pursuing a college education is one of the best things you can do to improve your earning potential and enjoy a higher quality of life. And it’s not just about making more money; it also means encountering more interesting professional opportunities through your working life and having the ability to better control your future.

MISSION

The mission of Brown Mackie College — Kansas City, an institution of higher learning, is to provide excellent quality, student-centered education and career training including broad-based general education leading to a high degree of employment and transfer integrity. The College strives to provide traditional and non-traditional students with the opportunity to interact in a caring and harmonious environment, which will enhance their educational, personal, and professional growth.

VALUE STATEMENTS

The following values reinforce the College's mission and goals, serving as ethical guideposts for faculty and staff to use in all interactions at the College:

* Integrity, requiring consistency, honor, and fidelity in all actions and decisions made by the College.
* Genuine concern for the student, as reflected in all communication, instruction, and demeanor of faculty and staff.
* Fairness, as exemplified by equitability in educational and disciplinary decisions.
* Honesty in all things related to the institution, its programs, and its constituents.
* Employee teamwork, functioning effectively to coordinate and deliver all academic and support services.
* Ethics indicative of the moral foundation of the College and as the critical element in all College activities and decisions.
* Dedication of the faculty and academic administration to the performance of all endeavors and activities in a worthy and admirable manner.
* Diversity in offering appropriate, timely, and practical information to a unique and divergent community of learners.

ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

Institutional Accreditation
Brown Mackie College in Lenexa, Kansas is a branch of Brown Mackie College in Salina, Kansas, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA) 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602. Telephone: 1.800.621.7440. www.ncahlc.org.
State Licensure

Brown Mackie College, operating in Salina and Lenexa, Kansas, is approved and authorized to grant the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree by the Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368.
Veterans Administration

The degree programs described in this Web site are approved for veterans’ training by the state of Kansas and the state of Missouri Approving Agencies for Veterans Training.
Affiliations

The College is approved by: - Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Kansas Veterans Commission - State of Missouri, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

The College holds membership in: - American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers - Better Business Bureau - Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers - Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators - Kansas Library Association - Lenexa Area Chamber of Commerce - Salina Area Chamber of Commerce The College also benefits from Community Advisory Councils comprising area professionals who serve in a continual advisory capacity. These advisors meet on an informal basis with College administration and faculty, and assist in matters of course design, curriculum development, and employment needs and expectations.

U.S. Department of Education
Brown Mackie College is eligible for and participates in certain Title IV financial aid programs and vocational education contracts with private vocational institutions. The College is authorized to enroll students as Vocational Rehabilitation program participants and as Social Security beneficiaries. The College does not participate in the Department of Education’s Leave of Absence Program.

NURSING PROGRAMS

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

The associate’s degree program in Nursing provides students with principles and knowledge from general education and the biological and behavioral sciences, as well as the science of nursing. This knowledge forms the basis for utilizing the nursing process in a professional practice. Concurrent integration of theory into clinical practice is an important aspect of professional nursing education.

Graduates will be prepared for work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health, and a variety of other healthcare areas. Nurses perform duties that include treating patients, recording patients’ medical histories and symptoms, helping to perform diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical machinery, administering treatment and medications, and helping with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

This program is comprised of 109 credit hours of study. It offers students courses on:
• The theoretical basis for selected nursing skills and the development of the student’s ability to perform those skills.
• Complex conditions in areas such as critical care, surgery, and emergency room.
• Major trends and issues affecting the roles of the nurse, including the organizational, political, social, economic, legal, educational, ethical, and professional aspects.

PRACTICAL NURSING - DIPLOMA

The program in Practical Nursing balances classroom instruction with clinical experience. Students receive a solid foundation in the areas of medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, and pharmacology. Graduates of this program qualify to pursue the LPN State Board licensure.



School name:Brown Mackie CollegeNursing Programs
Address:9705 Lenexa Dr.
Zip & city:KS 66215 Kansas
Phone:913.768.1900
Web:http://www.brownmackie.edu/KansasCity/Default.aspx
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