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Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing|College of Health Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Undergraduate Program Outcomes (Basic, BRAND, RN/BSN)

approved AP Meeting 3/31/2010

  1. Synthesize knowledge from the arts and sciences in the practice of professional nursing.

  2. Demonstrate leadership by application of quality improvement processes in the provision of safe client care across the lifespan.

  3. Demonstrate evidence-based practice in the care of clients, families, and communities.

  4. Manage data, information, and technology to inform and guide nursing practice.

  5. Engage in political and regulatory processes relevant to health care systems and the provision of safe care.

  6. Collaborate with the inter-professional team in the delivery of evidence-based client-centered care.

  7. Use health promotion, disease prevention, and risk reduction strategies in caring for clients, families, and communities.

  8. Demonstrate behaviors that reflect the nursing code of ethics, professional and legal standards, and the values of nursing as a care profession.

Undergraduate Junior Level Program Outcomes (Basic, BRAND)

approved AP Meeting 3/31/2010

  1. Recognize safety and quality concerns in the provision of client care across the lifespan.

  2. Describe elements and levels of evidence-based practice.

  3. Demonstrate introductory level competencies in the use and application of information management and technology.

  4. Explore the influences on health care systems and the delivery of care.

  5. Identify the role of nursing within an inter-professional health care team.

  6. Identify appropriate health promotion, disease prevention, and risk reduction strategies in caring for clients and families.

  7. Recognize the core values of professional nursing.

MS Program Outcomes (2010-2016; MS Nurse Educator)

approved by Graduate Education Committee 1/20/10; AP approval 3/31/10

  1. Practice advanced nursing with special emphasis in rural health.

  2. Synthesize knowledge for the practice of nursing.

  3. Provide leadership to improve health in rural communities.

MS Program Outcomes (2017; MS Nurse Leader)

approved Post-Licensure Meeting 2/18/15; AP approval 10/07/2015

  1. The transformational learner

    • Seeks new perspectives and fosters a spirit of inquiry.

    • Develops a sense-of-self, balance, and humility through critical reflection.

  2. The transformational leader
    • Is an authentic, articulate, and collaborative communicator demonstrating bold use of self.

    • Uses revolutionary and advanced nursing practice strategies to promote health within an interconnected system's perspective.

DNP Program Outcomes

approved AP Meeting 4/27/11

  1. The APN Clinical Scholar embraces EBP by promoting innovation through the integration of evidence, patient preferences, and clinician expertise.

  2. The APN leader articulates a vision for health care with a self awareness that allows him/her to pursue this vision with humility, passion, and dedication.

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