Undergraduate Programs - Baccalaureate Program Outcomes
- Demonstrate effectiveness in planning and providing holistic evidence-based nursing care for diverse individuals and populations.
- Create an environment for the provision of care within clinical microsystems with attention to quality, safety, information systems and health care ethics.
- Use clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and ethical decision-making based on nursing science, related theory, and current evidence, to inform the delivery of care across the lifespan.
- Participate in inter- and intra-professional communication and collaboration in partnership with individuals and populations to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered care.
- Translate knowledge from research, benchmarking, quality improvement and other relevant sources into practice to address health related problems.
- Synthesize knowledge from the humanities and sciences in developing and providing care that is guided by the values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, global citizenship, and social justice.
- Demonstrate professional growth, through the cultivation of self-awareness, responsibility, accountablity, creativity, leadership and commitment to lifelong learning.
- Advocate for patients, consumers and the nursing profession through involvement in the political process, and health/patient care policies and practices.
Graduate Programs - Masters Program Outcomes
- Provide advanced nursing assessment, diagnosis, and management to achieve individual and system identified outcomes with respect for cultural diversity and the unique characteristics of the individual, family, and community.
- Develop cost-effective holistic patient care including information systems for healthcare delivery.
- Use an ethical framework to guide the integration of nursing science and theory to inform clinical judgments, resolve dilemmas in healthcare, and serve as a patient care advocate.
- Negotiate a role within the healthcare delivery system that provides for collaboration, interdependence, and a professional identity as an advanced nursing professional with specialized knowledge.
- Communicate effectively in the provision of comprehensive care and leadership in a variety of settings.
- Provide advanced nursing care and management of healthcare delivery systems using research, evidence-based protocols, care models, and scholarly debate.
- Consistently demonstrate critical thinking at an advanced level in clinical practice and in the management of healthcare systems, using the tenets of social responsibility, truth, and justice.
- Demonstrate continuous self-growth as evidenced by active participation in professional activities.
- Assume a leadership role within the healthcare system to influence the quality of healthcare delivery through local, regional, and national policies.
DNP Program Outcomes
- Independently provide culturally sensitive and evidence-based care to individuals and populations in a defined area of advanced nursing practice.
- Demonstrate critical thinking at the highest level of practice and accountability in themanagement of healthcare systems, considering ethical, legal, and socially just patient-centered care.
- Translate research into practice through critique of existing evidence, evaluation of outcomes, and implementation of projects that contribute to the development of best practices.
- Integrate science and theory from nursing and related disciplines within a reflective practice framework to inform clinical judgments, resolve dilemmas in healthcare, and serve as a patient care advocate.
- Evaluate patient, population, and health care system outcomes using fiscal analysis and cost-effective strategies to achieve quality improvement.
- Analyze the use of health care information systems and patient care technology to assure quality health care outcomes.
- Lead collaborative interprofessional relationships and partnerships to transform health care delivery systems and improve health.
- Assume a leadership role in the analysis, development, implementation, and evaluation of policies to improve health care delivery and outcomes at the local, regional, national, and international levels.