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Nursing Learning Outcomes

Nursing Learning Outcomes

Student learning outcomes are statements that specify what faculty want students to learn or be able to do as a result of successfully completing the Nursing Course. Student learning outcomes are clear, concise statements that describe how students can demonstrate their mastery of program skills.

Upon completion of the BSN program, students will be able to:

  • Patient-Centered Care: Evaluate data to demonstrate the ability to provide high quality direct and indirect care for patients across the lifespan and health illness continuum. (DSUs ILOs: Skills, Responsibility, Grit)
  • Clinical Judgment:  Integrate reliable evidence to demonstrate clinical reasoning. (DSU ILOs: Skills, Knowledge, Innovation)
  • Communication:  Develop therapeutic interactions with a variety of clients and inter-professional team members. (DSU ILOs: Skills, Innovation, Responsibility, Grit)
  • Caring: Facilitate culturally sensitive holistic nursing care while protecting and promoting human dignity and diversity. (DSUs ILOs: Skills, Grit)
  • Professional Behavior: Comply with legal and ethical standards of nursing practice through application of leadership, skills, and clinical judgment (DSUs ILOs: Skills, Innovation, Responsibility, Grit)