Nursing Program Goals and Outcomes
- Provide diploma and associate degree nursing graduates with a broadened educational base for improvement of nursing practice.
- Offer a baccalaureate program in nursing that instills lifelong learning and provides basic preparation for graduate education in nursing.
- Provide a nursing program designed to meet the needs of the state, region, and nation by preparing RNs at the baccalaureate level to practice professional nursing in diverse roles and settings.
- Facilitate students' mastery of knowledge and skills essential for professional nursing.
- Enable students to broaden their knowledge base through selected general education, prerequisite, and support courses.
- Provide an educational environment that will foster professional development and personal growth of students and faculty.
- Promote faculty and student involvement in activities relating to the promotion of health of individuals, families, communities and society.
End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the program, the student will:
- Partner with patients and other health care professionals to provide primary health care through health promotion, protection, and restoration, and end of life care.
- Apply the nursing process, based on current knowledge and theory, to provide holistic care directly or indirectly to diverse patients across varied environments.
- Manage information, technology and other resources effectively.
- Initiate change by leading, advocating, and partnering with professionals, community, and populations to improve health care.
- Contribute to the professional development of colleagues.
- Build skills in critique and use of research.
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional practice and lifelong learning.
Student Achievement Outcome Data
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) requires Student Achievement Outcome Data such as program completion and employment rates be publicly accessible.