End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS)

  1. Incorporate current evidence-based best practice for delivery of optimal care. (EBP)
  2. Collaborate effectively within nursing and interdisciplinary teams using open communication, mutual respect, professional identity, and shared decision-making. (T/C)
  3. Use appropriate clinical judgment in the provision of compassionate and culturally sensitive client care based on integrity while advocating for the diverse needs of the client and family (PCC).
  4. Analyze data to monitor and improve care delivery and optimize client and system outcomes. (QI)
  5. Utilize best practice safety standards to minimize the risk of harm to clients, self, and others that also include the administration of Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies. (S)
  6. Synthesize the understanding of informatics to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate errors, and facilitate decision-making for optimal healthcare environments. (I)

RN-BSN Completion (BSN)

  1. Integrate best evidence-based practices and professional experience with patient preferences and values in the design, coordination, and provision of optimal interdisciplinary care to individuals and groups. (EBP)
  2. Communicate, collaborate, and lead within interdisciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of optimal care to individuals and groups based on an understanding of organizational structure. (T/C)
  3. Coordinate, implement, and evaluate compassionate and ethical care while recognizing and empowering the patient or designee as an active collaborator and shared decision-maker in the design of individualized comprehensive care. (PCC)
  4. Apply and analyze quality measures in the development of plans, tools, and projects to continuously improve patient, group, and system outcomes. (QI)
  5. Promote and cultivate a culture of safety to minimize the risk of harm to patients, providers, and the community through system effectiveness and individual performance. (S)
  6. Evaluate the use of information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, and foster lifelong learning in a variety of healthcare delivery systems to support decision-making and mitigate error. (I)