Student Learning Outcomes

The statements below reflect knowledge, skills and attitudes that students are expected to have mastered at an appropriate level before graduation.

  1. Use collaborative communication and information technology to effectively exchange interpersonal and healthcare information.
  2. Integrate current evidence from multiple disciplines, with patient/family values, to create innovative solutions to clinical practice issues.
  3. Utilize the nursing process to develop and implement a holistic patient-centered plan of care which promotes, maintains, and/or restores the health of individuals, families, and communities.
  4. Formulate decisions and judgments through the synthesis of knowledge, skills and attitudes in critiquing care and exploring complex health care issues.
  5. Integrate physiological, environmental, socio-cultural, psychological and spiritual/philosophical dimensions to maximize human potential across developmental stages of individuals, families, and communities.
  6. Provide compassionate, respectful, and non-judgmental care that recognizes and advocates for the individual, family or community as a partner in health care decisions.
  7. Express identity as a professional nurse through actions that reflect integrity and provide leadership in delivery of safe, effective and financially responsible care.
  8. Demonstrate responsibility and accountability to minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers, and to improve the quality and safety of heath care systems.
  9. Demonstrate commitment to legal and ethical obligations and standards of the profession.
  10. Demonstrate professional growth through self-evaluation of nursing practice according to professional practice standards.

Revised May 2012