Goals and Outcomes
Prepare nurse leaders who will serve the patient both locally and globally by providing nursing care that incorporates the physiological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the individual and community through critical thinking and culturally competent, evidence-based nursing practice.
Upon completion of the baccalaureate nursing program, the graduate will:
A. Demonstrate safe, competent, and culturally congruent professional nursing practice by applying critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and scientific knowledge to the care of clients throughout the lifespan in a diverse community and healthcare settings.
B. Critique current research to support evidence-based practices by using a spirit of inquiry to enhance professional nursing practice and influence the healthcare system by advocating for change in health care policy, delivery, and access.
C. Utilize effective communication techniques and information technology when interacting with clients, families, peers, and interdisciplinary teams to support safe decision-making processes.
D. Demonstrate leadership skills to design, coordinate, manage, delegate, and evaluate nursing care in diverse healthcare settings.
E. Integrate ethical, legal, moral, political, and professional accountability to practice within regulatory frameworks as an advocate to elevate the nursing profession.
F. Incorporate caring actions and behaviors into holistic professional nursing practice for clients, families, peers, self, and members of the interdisciplinary team.
G. Incorporate teaching and learning processes to enhance client care and to nurture professional development through life-long learning, educational advancement and continued professional competency.