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College of Nursing Learning Outcomes

  • Patient Centered Care: Provide nursing care that recognizes the patient as a full partner and source of control.
  • Safety: Through individual performance and organizational processes, provide care to patients that minimizes risk of harm to patient, others and self.
  • Collaboration: Participate fully in the health care team in a way that fosters mutual respect and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.
  • Evidence Based Care: Provide nursing care that is based on current evidence, clinical expertise and patient preference, needs and values.
  • Quality Improvement: Participate fully in processes to monitor outcomes and improve patient care.
  • Informatics: Use current technology to manage patient information and other data to maximize safety and optimize health outcomes.
  • 10 Values Based Care: Provide nursing care grounded in the Christian ethic and portraying the core nursing values of accountability, caring, communication, clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and lifelong learning.
  • Leadership: Provides nursing care while modeling the professional roles of coordinator of care, educator, advocate, and leader.
  • Community: Provides nursing care recognizing that populations and groups are patients with unique needs, requiring the services of educated nurses.
  • Culture: Provides nursing care with an understanding of and appreciation for the diverse backgrounds, values and beliefs of each individual and group.