BSN Student Learning Outcomes

​BSN students matriculating in Fall 2019 and later 

  1. Demonstrates the ability to integrate principles of evidence-based practice and quality improvement to deliver safe patient-centered care.
     
  2. Exhibits leadership skills to optimize health care outcomes, influence health policy, and advance the nursing profession.
     
  3. Demonstrates clinical reasoning that promotes a culture of quality and safety to individuals, families, and populations.
     
  4. Collaborates with interprofessional teams, fostering open communication and shared decision making to ensure safe, high quality, and cost-effective care.
     
  5. Integrates behaviors, values, and the professional code that reflects the nursing profession.
     
  6. Explains the benefits of utilizing health care information systems and technologies to promote safe, patient-centered care and support decision making.
     
  7. Recognizes the individual as a full partner in coordinating care that promotes health and well-being based on respect of their preferences, values, and needs.

BSN Student Learning Outcomes

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BSN students matriculating prior to Fall 2019  

  1. Teaches and counsels individuals, families, and other groups about health, illness, and health-seeking behaviors
  2. Critiques and applies research findings to clinical practice
  3. Provides direct patient care and assumes leadership roles in directing nursing care to individuals, groups, and families
  4. Participates and assumes beginning leadership roles
  5. Uses principles of ethics and the professional code as a framework for decision-making
  6. Works effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team
  7. Uses effective communication techniques with diverse clients, colleagues, and information systems
  8. Describes process of health care policy development