Learning Outcomes

Baccalaureate Nursing Student Learning Outcomes

The integration of nursing theory, clinical practice, and critical thinking serves as the foundation for the program and upon completion of the program, the graduate is able to:

 Use the American Nurses Association Standards of Care when providing care for individuals, families, groups, and communities across the life span.

  •  Use critical thinking in decision-making and problem-solving while adhering to the Professional Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  •  Use effective and appropriate interpersonal communications and information technology.
  •  Apply theories and research findings from nursing and other disciplines to provide evidence-based, clinically, competent care.
  •  Provide culturally sensitive care and health education to individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  •  Demonstrate leadership and apply management skills that promote accountability, legal and ethical conduct, and maintenance of standards of care.
  •  Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in planning, coordinating, and evaluating outcomes for quality cost-effective care and continuous improvement of the healthcare system.
  •  Manage human and material resources to provide access to healthcare for individuals, families, groups, and communities.
  •  Advocate for public policy to provide and protect the health of the public.
  •  Demonstrate commitment to life-long learning and service to the nursing profession.