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BSN Purpose and Outcomes

The purpose of the baccalaureate program is to prepare nurses for entry-level professional practice and provide a solid foundation for graduate study.

Baccalaureate program outcomes

  • Integrate knowledge and skills from the liberal arts, sciences, nursing and other disciplines into professional nursing practice.
  • Apply knowledge and skills of organizational and systems leadership, quality improvement and patient safety to improve patient-care outcomes in diverse populations and health care settings.
  • Integrate current evidence from nursing research and other credible sources into professional nursing practice.
  • Integrate information management and patient-care technologies into the delivery and evaluation of high-quality, safe, patient-centered care in a variety of health care settings.
  • Apply knowledge of health care policy, finance and regulatory environments to professional nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate effective inter- and intra-professional communication and collaboration skills in the delivery of evidence-based, patient-centered care across health care environments.
  • Implement strategies to facilitate health promotion, disease prevention and health restoration of individuals, families and populations across the lifespan.
  • Assume accountability for professional values and behaviors.
  • Deliver comprehensive patient and population-centered care that reflects baccalaureate generalist nursing practice across the health-illness continuum and health care environments.