Student Learning Outcomes for RN-BS
- Assess and analyze health status through the process of analyzing, planning, implementing and evaluating the health status of individuals, families, groups, and populations.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop quality patient safety initiatives while providing effective care in complex settings.
- Develop contemporary approaches to changing current practices through the use of social and change theory.
- Employ use of healthcare delivery systems, financial data, and health policies to initiate creative strategies to improve quality of care.
- Apply principles of interpersonal interactions and communication to demonstrate the reliability of science in healthcare practices.
- Demonstrate caring, legal, professional, and ethical behavior in the role of a practicing nurse.
- Demonstrate synergistic application of theory and research in practice.
- Demonstrate qualitative and quantitative research acumen.
- Contribute to the advancement of healthcare science by using inquiry methodology to incorporate relevant research findings during nursing practice with culturally diverse individuals, groups, communities, aggregates and populations.
10. Evaluate the credibility of information resources including databases, internet, and archival documents to evaluate outcomes of care.
11. Demonstrate an advanced ability to use computer assistive devices. Basic soft-ware, spread sheets, retrieval systems, electronic health records (EHR).
12. Evaluate use of evidence-based outcomes to provide patient centered, safe, quality care.
13. Maintain adherence to interstate practice and facility regulations when using ER or other information retrieval systems, including barcodes.
14. Demonstrate adherence to copyright laws and ethics related to use of patient information for research purposes.
15. Demonstrate safe, competent care when administering medication and performing procedures.
16. Demonstrate comprehension of the need for grassroots advocacy to enact pro-nursing legislation related to vulnerable populations by becoming a member of a State or national organization.
17. Articulate the impact of social and political policy on the provision of professional nursing care by means of an ethics framework for healthcare delivery.
18. Articulate how the scarcity of resources, rationing of resources and political policy impact vulnerable populations and the delivery of healthcare.
19. Demonstrate knowledge of regulatory and accrediting environments.
20. Manage material and human resources as a means of refining, retaining, and extending the science of nursing.
21. Compare and evaluate healthcare costs and reimbursement systems for select providers.
22. Serve as an effective member of an inter-disciplinary team in patient care delivery settings.
23. Demonstrate use of leadership skills by facilitating group dynamics with the interdisciplinary team in the role of professional nurse.
24. Demonstrate competence in nursing practice by promoting health, reduction of risk, disease prevention and wellness care.
25. Incorporate behavioral change theory in client and family teaching.
26. Demonstrate knowledge of ability to use assessment tools, theories, and data collected to provide culturally sensitive care in the promotion of health, risk reduction, and disease and injury prevention.
27. Assess and evaluate fundamental epidemiology and biostatistics principles and healthy people initiatives when performing health risk assessments.
28. Demonstrate professional growth, responsibility and accountability, personal, and professional civility in all actions and decisions.
29. Develop professional accountability, personal knowing and self reflection.
30. Evidence professional image formation of the professional nursing role.
31. Articulate knowledge of the history of nursing and an appreciation of the transitions in nursing and how the transitions impact healthcare delivery.
32. Utilize professional standards as tools to guide every day practice.
33. Demonstrate confidence when speaking out on behalf of others in helping to alleviate biases, stereotypes, and discrimination in nursing.
34. Demonstrate professional growth in cultural sensitivity and cultural humility and caring.
35. Evidence a working knowledge of the Nurse Practice Acts and Scope of Practice and the ANA Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.
36. Integration of knowledge and skills gained across the curriculum to assess, analyze, implement, and evaluate evidence-based outcomes into practice.
37. Exhibit critical thinking in nursing practice by synthesizing theoretical and empirical knowledge gained from the disciplines of nursing, the humanities, sciences, and the arts.
38. Implement complex care to diverse clients across the life-span.
39. Manage acute and chronic physical, psychological and psycho-social conditions across the life-span inclusive of pediatrics and geriatrics that is culturally sensitive and acknowledges disparities.
40. Integration and application of customized therapies that lead to improved client outcomes.