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Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes of the BSN Program

The baccalaureate program prepares the graduate to:

  1. Apply leadership and decision-making skills to create a safe, caring environment necessary for the delivery of quality care within dynamic health systems.
  2. Translate current clinical and research-based evidence into practice to improve patient health outcomes.
  3. Incorporate patient care technologies with information and communication systems to provide evidence-based care that is safe and cost effective.
  4. Participate in healthcare policy and political processes to positively influence socio-cultural, economic, legal and political factors that shape healthcare delivery and professional nursing practice.
  5. Communicate and collaborate effectively both interprofessionally and intraprofessionally to optimize patient health outcomes.
  6. Implement clinical prevention and health promotion strategies to improve patient health outcomes.
  7. Emulate professional values and ethical behaviors in all dimensions of nursing practice.

Student Outcomes of the MSN Program:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and competencies in advanced nursing practice, teaching (in the classroom and in clinical settings), and administration.
  2. Integrate specialized knowledge and theories from nursing and related disciplines into advanced nursing roles.
  3. Use research to validate and refine knowledge relevant to advanced nursing roles.
  4. Practice advanced nursing roles in collaborative relationships across disciplines and in partnership with communities (i.e. nursing education, nursing administration, nursing informatics, and advanced clinical practice).
  5. Manage the health care of clients within legal, ethical, and professional standards.
  6. Improve the health of clients among diverse population groups.
  7. Promote positive changes in health care delivery, health policies, and nursing practice.
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