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BSN Humanistic Framework BSN Essentials BSN Graduate Outcomes
Knowledge

…nursing knowledge based on the liberal arts and sciences and incorporates humanity/environment health/valuing

I. Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice Synthesize knowledge from the humanities, natural and social sciences and nursing as the foundation for critical thinking and decision making
Leadership/Management

…works collaboratively with individuals and groups to accomplish professional goals

II. Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Care Demonstrate beginning leadership abilities as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team
Research

…a process of inquiry that provides evidence contributing to nursing’s expanding body of knowledge

III. Scholarship for Evidence-Based Practice Evaluate and integrate research that supports evidence based nursing practice
Environment

…the sum total of all internal and external dimensions that influence human beings

IV. Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology Utilize evolving technology to promote quality patient outcomes
Professional Role

…provides humanistic health care to promote health and manage illness for individuals, families, and communities in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Practice

V. Health Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments Consider the complex economic legal, political and ethical issues affecting the delivery of care in the global and dynamic health care environment
Humanity & Health

…a unique human being and dynamic state of functioning as an integrated whole, reflecting bio-psycho-socio- spiritual-cultural dimension

VI. Inter-professional Collaboration and Communication for Improving Healthcare Environments Employ effective communication skills throughout the scope of professional practice
Nursing

…a science and art which focuses on the nursing process for diagnosis and treatment of human responses

VII. Clinical Prevention and Population Health Demonstrate professional practice that holds the inherent worth and dignity of individuals, families, and communities, sensitive to their diverse spiritual and cultural needs

Use the nursing process to provide consistent, safe competent patient centered care

Responsibility/Accountability

…professional nurses accept responsibility and are therefore held accountable to maintain Standards of Nursing Practice and adhere to the Code of Ethics of the profession

VIII. Professionalism and Professional Values Assume responsibility and accountability for professional nursing practice

Demonstrate intellectual inquisitiveness and lifelong commitment to learning

Valuing

…to hold in high esteem the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals

IX. Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice Demonstrate professional practice that holds the inherent worth and dignity of individuals, families, and communities, sensitive to their diverse spiritual and cultural needs