Mission of the Program
To develop professional nursing leaders who will integrate healthcare expertise with civic responsibility; and to enable graduates to contribute significantly toward the employment demands in the healthcare community and in nursing education.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Synthesize knowledge from the biological, social sciences, and behavioral sciences, as well as humanities and nursing to provide culturally competent care to individuals, families, and communities.
- Critically apply research findings to nursing practice related to disease prevention, health promotion, illness, and restoration of health.
- Collaborate with community-based partners to promote health in diverse client populations.
- Effectively communicate with clients, diverse patient groups, and healthcare disciplines and adapt communication methods to meet the healthcare, educational, and counseling needs of diverse client groups across a multiplicity of settings.
- Utilizes data, evidence, technology, and information from a wide range of resources to comprehensively and accurately provide nursing care to clients, families, and the public in a variety of settings.
- Assume diverse leadership roles across the continuum of care to responsibly manage human, fiscal, and material resources.
- Integrate professional role, values, ethical, moral, and legal aspects of nursing into practice in a variety of structured and unstructured settings.
- Be guided by theory, incorporating knowledge of environmental, social, cultural, economic, political, technological, and global factors to develop plans to affect beneficial client outcomes.