Program Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the RN program, graduates will demonstrate the following:
- Patient-centered care: Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient’s preferences, values, and needs.
- Teamwork and collaboration: Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.
- Evidenced-based practice: Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care.
- Quality improvement: Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.
- Safety: Minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
- Informatics: Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.
Cronenwett, L. et. al. (2007). Quality and safety education for nurses. Retrieved from QSEN website: http://www.qsen.org/ksas_prelicensure.php
- Graduates will meet or exceed the national and state pass rate on the NCLEX-RN licensing examination.
- 90% of graduates will express satisfaction with the nursing program.
- 90% of graduates will be employed as a registered nurse within six months of graduation or will be enrolled in a baccalaureate program.
- 90% of employers will express satisfaction with graduate's performance.
School of Nursing
fax: (607) 746-4357