The graduate of the baccalaureate (BSN) program will:
- Synthesize knowledge from liberal education with professional nursing
- Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high-quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings.
- Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care.
- Demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe, effective nursing practice.
- Explore the impact of sociocultural, economic, legal, and political factors influencing patient care quality, workplace safety, and the scope of nursing and other health professionals’ practice.
- Incorporate effective communication skills to contribute the nursing perspective to interprofessional teams to optimize patient outcomes.
- Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team to develop an assessment and intervention plan that takes into account determinants of health and available resources that contribute clinical prevention and population health.
- Assume accountability for personal and professional behaviors that demonstrate the nursing standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct.
- Implement holistic, evidenced-based, safe patient-centered care across the health illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.
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