At the completion of the undergraduate nursing program, the graduate will:
- 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.
- 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.
- Appraise and synthesize current evidence to guide clinical decision-making.
- Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices to support safe clinical practice.
- 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.
- Foster communication between and among professional healthcare teams to optimize quality patient outcomes.
- Appraise the healthcare needs of vulnerable populations and collaborate with interdisciplinary groups to develop and manage intervention plans in various settings.
- Assume accountability for personal and professional behaviors, while upholding professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct.
- Integrate, translate, and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to improve patient outcomes and foster a culture of safety across the lifespan.