Baccalaureate Program
  1. Integrates knowledge, skills, and values from biological, psychological, social sciences, and arts in nursing practice.
  2. Demonstrates basic organizational and systems leadership to promote patient safety and quality improvement.
  3. Demonstrates an understanding of the basic research process by integrating evidence-based practice and clinical judgment, which will allow student to evaluate and improve patient outcomes.
  4. Integrates use of information management and application of patient care technology in professional nursing.
  5. Demonstrates a basic knowledge of health care systems, including the organization and financing of patient services, reimbursement structure, healthcare policies, and regulatory processes.
  6. Utilizes effective inter/intraprofessional communication, collaboration, and change processes to provide evidence-based patient-centered care.
  7. Integrates culturally appropriate health promotion and clinical prevention strategies across the lifespan, for individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.
  8. Exemplifies professionalism, professional values, honesty and ethical behaviors utilizing evidence-based knowledge, skills, and attitudes in professional nursing practice.

Graduates of the Master’s Program will:

  1. Demonstrate role competency and leadership in a selected advanced nursing role based on professional standards.
  2. Integrate nursing and related sciences and theories in delivery of advanced nursing practice.
  3. Analyze research to support evidence-based practice. (Essential IV)
  4. Function as a member of inter/intraprofessional collaborative team for improving patient and population health outcomes.
  5. Utilize information systems/technology in professional practice.
  6. Analyze quality improvement and safety initiatives to improve health outcomes.
  7. Analyze for health policy development and implementation.
  8. Integrate clinical prevention and population health concepts for improving health.
  9. Advocate for policies that improve the health of the public and the profession of nursing.

Graduates of the DNP Program will:

  1. Demonstrate advanced nursing practice.
  2. Translate research and data to support evidence-based practice.
  3. Lead interprofessional collaboration for improving patient and population health outcomes.
  4. Utilize information systems and technology to improve health care outcomes.
  5. Provide leadership to enhance accessibility and quality of care.
  6. Guide health policy development and implementation.
  7. Provide leadership to enhance population health initiatives in reducing health disparities.