Program Outcomes

At the completion of the undergraduate nursing program, the graduate will:

  1. Utilize critical thinking strategies to synthesize knowledge from the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, mathematics, and nursing as the base for nursing practice.
  2. Integrate leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the achievement of safety and high-quality outcomes as a member of the interprofessional healthcare team.
  3. Appraise and synthesize current evidence to guide clinical decision making.
  4. Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to support safe clinical practice.
  5. Foster communication between and among professional healthcare teams to optimize quality patient outcomes.
  6. Appraise the delivery of healthcare into micro and macro systems, and articulate to key decision makers issues that affect the nursing profession and clinical outcomes.
  7. Appraise the healthcare needs of vulnerable populations and collaborate with interdisciplinary groups to develop and manage intervention plans in various settings.
  8. Assume accountability for personal and professional behaviors, while upholding professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct.
  9. Integrate, translate, and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to improve patient outcomes and foster a culture of safety across the lifespan.