Program Learning Goals
The BSN and RN-BSN program curricula are designed to ensure student achievement of the following program learning goals.
Program Learning Goal 1
Diversity: Demonstrate professional practice that holds the inherent worth and dignity of individuals, families, and communities, sensitive to their diverse spiritual and cultural needs.
Program Learning Goal 2
Critical Thinking: Synthesize knowledge from the humanities, natural, and social sciences, and nursing as the foundation for critical thinking and decision making.
Program Learning Goal 3
Communication: Employ effective communication skills throughout the scope of professional practice.
Program Learning Goal 4
Technology: Utilize evolving technology to promote quality patient outcomes.
Program Learning Goal 5
Nursing Process ans Safe Patient Care: Uses the nursing process to provide consistent, safe, competent patient-centered care.
Program Learning Goal 6
Healthcare Environment: Consider the complex economic legal, political, and ethical issues affecting the delivery of care in the global and dynamic health care environment.
Program Learning Goal 7
Professional Nursing Practice: Assumes responsibility and accountability for professional nursing practice.
Program Learning Goal 8
Leadership: Demonstrate the beginning leadership abilities as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team.
Program Learning Goal 9
Research and Evidence-Based Practice: Evaluate and integrate research that supports evidence-based nursing practice.
Program Learning Goal 10
Lifelong Learner: Demonstrates intellectual inquiry and a commitment to lifelong learning.