Nursing Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Program Goal Student Learning 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 and value teaching, scholarship, and service. Support meaningful student service, community engagement, and scholarly activities.

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

5. Incorporate research for evidence-based nursing practice.