Nursing Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate professional nursing leadership with technical proficiency utilizing principles of management and leadership, evidenced in the care of clients, families, and communities including management of physical, fiscal, and human resources.
  2. Apply critical thinking and problem solving to provide nursing care, which promotes holism and adaptation by discovering research questions, critically analyzing research, and applying research to practice.
  3. Incorporate the principles of communication, client education and client advocacy into practice.
  4. Exhibit a commitment to individual and professional growth as a lifelong learner, evidenced by continuing formal education, informal education, and reading refereed professional journals and participating in shaping the health care delivery system.
  5. Provide, delegate and/or supervise nursing care based on current knowledge, theory, and research to promote holism and adaptation as evidenced by the ability to:
    • Assess and diagnose the health status of diverse individuals, families, and communities.
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate the care for diverse individuals, families, and communities in structured and unstructured settings who require nursing at restorative, maintenance or promotion levels.
  6. Evaluate career choices within the nursing profession based on emerging skills and personal strengths and abilities.
  7. Display behaviors as a member of the profession of nursing based on standards of practice and professional codes of ethics to:
    • Assume accountability for own nursing practice
    • Practice within ethical and legal frameworks
  8. Demonstrate collaboration with other health care providers to promote the full human potential. (The liberal arts education provides opportunities for growth in knowledge, personal integrity, spirituality, and professional competence).