Program of Study
Students in this program learn to provide safe, quality, compassionate care to diverse populations, engage in clinical judgment, and participate in quality improvement processes to improve patient outcomes. The students also participate in team work and collaboration, and use leadership, management, legal and ethical principles to guide practice.
BIO 1240 and BIO 1245 must be completed before the second semester of the Nursing program.
The faculty has identified the following Learning Outcomes for all graduates:
1. Provide safe, quality, compassionate, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care to diverse patients across the lifespan in a variety of healthcare settings.
2. Engage in clinical judgment when making patient-centered care and other nursing decisions.
3. Participate in quality improvement processes to improve patient care outcomes.
4. Participate in teamwork and collaboration with all members of the healthcare team including the patient.
5. Use information technology and patient care technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support clinical judgment.
6. Use leadership, management, legal, and ethical principles to guide practice as a Registered Nurse.