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  College of Nursing 2010–2012 Bachelor of Science Program Academic Program Program Outcomes  

Program Outcomes

The following baccalaureate program outcomes are designed to convey the mission and goals of the College of Nursing. They were developed in accordance with the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008) and ANA's Nursing: Scope and Practice Standards (2004).

The Rutgers College of Nursing baccalaureate graduate is prepared to:

  1. synthesize theories and concepts from the liberal arts and sciences as the basis for professional nursing practice;
  2. communicate effectively in a variety of written, verbal, and emerging technologies with clients, peers, and health care professionals;
  3. analyze and utilize health data, research findings, and information technology for evidenced-based nursing practice;
  4. engage in ethical reasoning and actions to promote advocacy, collaboration, and social justice;
  5. provide culturally sensitive nursing care in health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention;
  6. integrate knowledge of health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments in the care of diverse populations;
  7. use clinical reasoning and decision-making skills to provide safe quality care; and
  8. value the ideal of lifelong learning.

Expectations for student learning outcomes are clearly articulated in each course and contribute to the achievement of the overall program outcomes.



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