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Department of Nursing

Nursing Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal Outcomes

Provide a positive learning and workplace environment that supports student success and promotes sensitivity to diverse populations.

1. Communicate effectively – orally, in writing, with technology.

Deliver high-quality nursing education by providing an accredited baccalaureate nursing program supported by the liberal arts and sciences.

2. Integrate knowledge for safe, effective, quality care environments, health promotion and maintenance, psychosocial integrity, and physiological integrity.

Provide for the acquisition of knowledge, values, and skills to enable nursing graduates to meet competencies for entry level roles. Foster collaborative partnerships to enhance nursing education learning opportunities.

3. Practice professional nursing in a variety of settings responding to the needs of diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Support meaningful service and community engagement.

4. Employ critical thinking/reasoning in problem solving and decision making.

Promote health and well-being to individuals and groups with varied and complex health needs across generations.

5. Incorporate research for evidence-based nursing practice.

Encourage ongoing personal and professional development and life-long learning.

6. Students attain the expected level of achievement on end of program comprehensive assessments including licensure exams and are employed in nursing.