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Learning Outcomes

The Nursing Program specifically aims:

  1. To prepare practitioners for the beginning practice of professional Nursing.
  2. To provide a base for the continuing development of the student as an individual, as a citizen, and as a professional practitioner of Nursing.
  3. To provide a foundation for graduate study in Nursing.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Integrate a personal philosophy for nursing practice, based on the dignity, worth, and individuality of all human beings.
  2. Assume responsibility and accountability for evaluating one’s professional practice in relationship to accepted standards of nursing practice.
  3. Synthesize theoretical principles applicable to professional nursing practice.
  4. Utilize the nursing process to promote, restore, and maintain adaptation in individuals, families, groups and communities throughout the life cycle.
  5. Assume responsibility and accountability for providing competent and comprehensive health care.
  6. Collaborate and negotiate with patients/clients, the interdisciplinary health care team, and the public to ensure the optimal health and welfare of patients/clients.
  7. Evaluate interpersonal communication and negotiation skills when communicating with patients/clients, families, groups and communities.
  8. Incorporate pertinent research findings in refining and enhancing one’s nursing practice.
  9. Continue personal and professional career development.