Nursing Program Outcomes

School of Nursing Program Outcomes/Valued Ends

  • Cultivate a caring environment that reveals authentic nursing presence for the provision of meaning making, cultural understanding and reflective practice in diverse settings. (Presence)
  • Engage in reflective practice through multiple ways of knowing to assure optimal quality of life for those entrusted to our care. (Praxis)
  • Respond to the call to be an active voice and collaborate with others in the spirit of the welfare of those persons and entities in our care. (Advocacy)
  • Value critical inquiry to promote and advance evidenced based practice. (Scholarship)
  • Create a place for healing, personal and professional growth, and a culture of caring for self and others. (Self-care)
  • Inspire excellence in nursing practice and advancement of the profession through shared leadership practices. (Leadership)

BSN Student Learning Outcomes

  • Create a space for being with patients, families, communities, and health care colleagues that reveals authentic nursing presence. 
  • Demonstrate praxis through the synthesis of an active thoughtful commitment to the watchfulness of safety and quality.
  • Influence change by serving as an active voice through altruistic behaviors for patients, families, and community regarding health policy and social justice within an ethical framework.
  • Integrate innovative thinking and multiple ways of knowing to promote a lively spirit of critical inquiry.
  • Valuing a place for healing, personal and professional growth, and a culture of caring for self and others.
  • Integrate evidence based practice with lived experiences to promote excellence in nursing practice.

MSN Student Learning Outcomes

  • Create a space for leaders in advanced roles for ‘being-with’ students, staff, and other health care colleagues that reveals authentic nursing presence.
  • Demonstrate and cultivate excellence in leadership praxis through the synthesis of research, theory, and reflective practice.
  • Lead change by serving as an active voice for nurses and nursing with patients, families, communities, and organizations regarding health policy and social justice within an ethical framework.
  • Create an environment that promotes critical inquiry through multiple ways of knowing.
  • Nurture a place for healing, personal and professional growth, and a culture of caring for self and others.
  • Foster an environment of excellence and courage for staff and student colleagues to interpret the evidence through the lens of  multiple ways of knowing.