Education at the baccalaureate level (BSN) prepares students to care for patients and families in hospitals but also in the community and a variety of other settings.
Upon successful completion of the BSN program, the graduate will be able to:
- Integrate theory and research-based knowledge from the arts, humanities, and sciences to develop a foundation for practice.
- Practice in a manner that reflects commitment to the professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, social justice and cultural competence.
- Provide safe, competent, evidence-based nursing care to individuals, families and diverse populations based on a comprehensive health assessment.
- Demonstrate accountable, responsible, and proficient use of technology to access information for clinical decision-making.
- Practice effective collaboration as a leader and as a member of a intra/inter-professional health care team.
- Communicate appropriately and effectively with diverse groups and disciplines using a variety of strategies.
- Evidence understanding of economic, legal and political processes that influence health care policy.
- Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning for continuous professional development.