Learning Outcomes & Level Objectives


                        LEARNING OUTCOMES
                    LEVEL OBJECTIVES
1.4    Demonstrates professional practice that
          upholds the inherent worth and dignity
          of individuals, families, and
          communities, sensitive to their diverse
          spiritual and cultural needs.
 
 
 
1.1Defines concepts of spiritual and cultural
valuing of self and others. 
 
1.2 Discusses diverse spiritual and cultural
value systems in relation to individuals, families, and communities.
 
1.3    Integrates knowledge of diverse spiritual
and cultural value systems in the provision of nursing care to individuals, families, and communities.
2. 4   Synthesizes knowledge from the
          humanities, sciences and nursing as the
          foundation for critical thinking and
          decision making.
2.1    Acquires knowledge from the
         humanities, sciences and nursing
         building a foundation for critical
         thinking and decision making in nursing
         practice.
 
2.2    Demonstrates integration of knowledge
          from the humanities, sciences and
          nursing as the foundation for critical
          thinking and decision making in nursing
          practice.
 
2.3    Applies increasing knowledge from the
          humanities, sciences, and nursing as the
          foundation for critical thinking and
          decision making in nursing practice.
3.4    Employs effective communication skills
          throughout the scope of professional
          practice.
 
3.1    Defines communication skills that can be
         used in professional practice.
 
3.2    Examines varied communication skills to
         uses in selected professional practice
         situations.
 
3.3    Differentiates varied communication
          techniques appropriate in varied
          professional practice situations.
4.4    Utilizes evolving technology to promote
          quality patient outcomes.
4.1    Identifies the range of technologies that
          facilitate clinical care.
 
4.2    Develops a repertoire of skills to
          effectively use technology in the scope
          of nursing practice.
 
4.3    Integrates use of technology in the
          planning, provision, and documentation
          of safe, competent nursing care of
          individuals, families, and communities in
          a variety of health care settings.
5.4    Uses the nursing process to provides
          consistent, safe and competent
          patient-centered care.
5.1    Identifies safe practice regulations,
         goals, and standards to promote
         competent patient centered care.
 
5.2    Demonstrates an understanding of safe
          practice regulations, goals and
          standards relevant to the provision of
          competent patient centered care in
          selected health care environments.
 
5.3    Integrates safe practice regulations,
         goals and standards in order to provide
          competent patient centered care.
6.4    Considers the complex economic, legal,
          political and ethical issues affecting the
          delivery of care in the dynamic and
          global health care environment.
6.1    Acquires information regarding
         economic, legal, political, and ethical
         issues that can affect the health care
         environment.
 
6.2    Explains specific economic, legal,
          political, and ethical issues that can
         affect the delivery of care in the health
         care environment.
7.4    Assumes responsibility and
         accountability for professional nursing
         practice.
7.1    Discusses responsibility and
          accountability as components of
          professional nursing practice.
 
7.2    Demonstrates responsibility and
         accountability in planning and providing
         nursing care in selected practice  
         situations.
 
7.3    Demonstrates responsibility and
         accountability in planning and providing
         holistic nursing care in a variety of
         practice situations.
8.4    Demonstrates beginning leadership
         abilities as a member of an
         interdisciplinary health care team.
8.1    Discusses concepts of leadership and the
          interdisciplinary health care team as
          components of professional nursing
          practice.
 
8.2    Develops beginning leadership skills
         while providing professional nursing care
         for individuals in selected health care
         settings as a member of the
         interdisciplinary health care team.
 
8.3    Integrates beginning leadership skills as
         a member of an interdisciplinary team
         while providing professional nursing care
         for selected individuals, families, and
         communities.
9.4    Evaluates and integrates research that
         supports evidence based nursing
         practice.
9.1    Defines the components of research.
 
9.2    Discusses the significance of research for
          professional nursing.
 
9.3    Applies knowledge of research to
         professional nursing care of individuals,
         families, and communities.
10.4  Demonstrates intellectual    
    inquisitiveness and a lifelong
    commitment to learning.
10.1  Identifies own learning style and needs
         and recognizes the professional
         obligation to lifelong learning.
 
10.2  Applies knowledge of learning styles and
          needs to professional growth and
         development.
 
10.3  Develops a strategy for self-enrichment
          and professional growth.