End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes


  • Provide safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care to patients, families and groups in health care and community settings.
  • Integrate caring and compassionate behaviors with evidence-based practice to assist patients to move toward optimal health.
  • Implement a plan of care that considers the patient as a full partner in the provision of care that respects the patient’s preferences, values and needs.
  • Employ effective communication techniques when interacting with a diverse patient population, families and groups in health care and community settings.
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional health care team to provide safe, quality patient care.
  • Implement nursing interventions to promote, maintain and restore health.


  • Engage in the critical-thinking process by using the best evidence to provide safe health care.
  • Implement patient education and health screening activities that promote wellness in the community.
  • Plan to engage in lifelong learning to enhance professional practice.

Leadership and Management

  • Coordinate resources and nursing informatics to monitor outcomes of care for patients, families and the community.
  • Develop plans that improve the quality and safety of care based on evaluation of outcomes.
  • Utilize theories, principles and concepts of leadership and management in nursing practice.


  • Practice within the legal, ethical and professional standards of nursing
  • Evaluate self for personal and professional growth.
  • Actively participate in the evaluation of the curriculum.