Learning Outcomes


  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-effective 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.

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