Nursing (AAS–T) Learning Outcomes (AAS–T)
1. Act as a provider of care:
- Demonstrate cognitive competence using critical thinking in solving clinical problems and making clinical decisions.
- Consider alternatives.
- Utilize knowledge gained from nursing, biology, social and behavioral sciences in the delivery of care.
2. Utilize the nursing process:
- Apply the nursing process to support a client's adaptation to health, quality of life or death.
- Assess the client as a unique biopsychosocial being, total individual or family.
- Analyze data to identify problems.
- Develop and implement a plan of patient care including teaching & learning to achieve outcomes.
- Use critical thinking to evaluate and revise outcomes.
- Provide safe, effective care.
- Demonstrate psychomotor competence through the skillful use of complex equipment and procedures to provide care.
- Demonstrate interpersonal competence through therapeutic communication skills and caring interventions to provide nursing care.
3. Act as a manager of care:
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability by leading and delegating to other nursing personnel, commensurate with their educational preparation.
- Utilize technology and both human and material resources in a cost–ffective manner.
- Demonstrate people management skills by communicating and collaborating effectively with the health care team.
4. Act as a member of the Nursing Discipline:
- Understand and function within the role of a registered nurse in various health care settings.
- Value and demonstrate the ethical, legal and professional standards of nursing practice.
- Value self–awareness.
- Value professional nursing as a career and value own practice.
- Demonstrate professional behaviors in the role of the nurse in various settings.