End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

Department of Nursing

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS)

  1. Incorporate best practices based on current evidence, patient/family preferences, and values into delivery of optimal care (EBP)
  2. Collaborate within nursing and healthcare teams with open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making in delivery of optimal care (T/C)
  3. Provide compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient/family preferences, values and needs (PCC)
  4. Use data to monitor and improve the quality and safety of patient care (QI)
  5. Use safety standards to minimize risk of harm to patients and providers (S)
  6. Demonstrate understanding of information and technology to communicate and support decision making in delivery of optimal health care (I)

RN-BSN Completion (BSN)

  1. Integrate best available evidence, professional experience and patient preferences in the design, coordination and provision of care (EBP)
  2. Communicate and collaborate within interdisciplinary teams to ensure delivery of optimal care (T/C)
  3. Coordinate and design care incorporating the patient/family’s values, needs and preferences in evidence based clinical decision making in providing and ensuring quality care (PCC)
  4. Apply quality improvement principles to develop plans and initiate actions to ensure continuous quality improvement (QI)
  5. Promote and cultivate a culture of safety to minimize risk of harm to patients and providers in a variety of health care systems (S)
  6. Utilize information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, foster lifelong learning, and support evidence-based decision-making in a variety of health care delivery systems (I)