The School of Nursing baccalaureate graduate is prepared to:
- Integrate theories and concepts from liberal education
into generalist nursing practice.
- Apply leadership concepts, clinical expertise, and decision-making
skills in the provision of safe, evidenced-based nursing care.
- Understand the basic elements of the research process
and models for applying evidence to clinical practice.
- Analyze health data and research findings, and utilize
patient care and information technology to inform the delivery of
high-quality, safe care.
- Integrate knowledge of health care policy, finance, and
regulatory environments to influence change in the health care system to
improve health of diverse populations.
- Communicate effectively with patients and
interprofessional health care teams through a variety of verbal and
written approaches to optimize health outcomes.
- Provide culturally competent nursing care in health
promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention and management.
- Engage in ethical and professional practice to promote
advocacy, collaboration, and social justice.
- Influence health outcomes through the delivery of
comprehensive patient and population care that reflects baccalaureate
generalist nursing practice.
Expectations for student learning outcomes are
clearly articulated in each course and contribute to the achievement of the
overall program outcomes.