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 baccalaureate generalist 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 in a variety of settings.
  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. Appraise the delivery of healthcare in micro and macro systems, and articulate to key decision makers issues that affect the nursing profession and clinical outcomes.
  6. Foster communication between and among professional healthcare teams to optimize quality patient 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 attitudes necessary to improve patient outcomes and foster a culture of safety across the lifespan.