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Nursing (BSN) Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Provide professional nursing care to individuals, families, and communities based on integration of concepts, theory, and knowledge from nursing education and liberal education.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use oral, written, and information technology to guide the delivery of care.
  3. Assume responsibility for lifelong learning and plan for professional career development.
  4. Identify and implement safety principles and work within the interprofessional team to create safe environments.
  5. Apply leadership concepts, skill and decision making in the provision of high quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings.
  6. Demonstrate understanding of how evidence is developed and utilize the process of retrieval, appraisal, synthesis, and evaluation of evidence to improve patient outcomes.
  7. Demonstrate basic competence in use of information technologies and patient care technologies to deliver safe and effective care.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of healthcare policy, finance and regulatory environments, and its impact on health care delivery.
  9. Participate in political and regulatory processes that shape the health care delivery system.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with the patient and interprofessional team to deliver evidence-based, safe, patient-centered care to individual, families, and communities.
  11. Collaborates with other health care professionals to assess and promote conditions and healthy behaviors that improve population health.
  12. Use knowledge of the Christian principles of the philosophy of the School of Nursing to develop caring relationships with patients that confirm their intrinsic worth, dignity, and wholeness.
  13. Integrate professional values, ethics and legal knowledge of the profession into nursing practice.
  14. Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, cultural, genetic and environmental assessment of health and illness across the lifespan among international populations in primarily urban settings.
  15. Collaborate with other health care professionals and patients to provide spiritually and culturally appropriate healthcare to individuals, families, groups, and communities among international populations in primarily urban settings.
  16. Provide or manage and coordinate nursing care, including development of communication and psychomotor skills, allocation and management of physical, fiscal and human resources and delegation of patient care.