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Nursing Major Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, the bachelor of science in nursing student will be able to do the following outcomes:

  1. Synthesize knowledge and evidence from the liberal arts and sciences to facilitate critical thinking and clinical decision making in professional nursing practice.
  2. Acknowledge responsibility for self-directed lifelong learning, personal growth, and professional role development.
  3. Exhibit nursing leadership behaviors in the provision of holistic, relationship-centered patient care for individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  4. Employ principles of quality improvement to enhance safe, quality health care delivery.
  5. Analyze and use research to inform nursing care practices and make clinical judgments.
  6. Utilize technology and informatics across the continuum of care to enhance outcomes for individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  7. Evaluate the influence of political, social, and economic policies on health care systems and patient care services.
  8. Collaborate with patients, families, professional colleagues, and the community to promote health and wellness of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness of verbal and written communication in the achievement of health care outcomes for individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  10. Synthesize nursing and public health theory and practice to provide appropriate health and wellness nursing care for individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  11.  Integrate a personal framework of faith, spirituality, and professional values within ethical and legal frameworks in nursing practice.
  12. Demonstrate the ability to assess and advocate for the spiritual and faith needs of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  13. Provide safe culturally congruent holistic nursing care for diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  14. Adapt to change within healthcare environments utilizing critical thinking and professional behaviors.