Program Learning Outcomes
“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.
1. Synthesize knowledge from arts, sciences, nursing, and Christian faith as a source in critical thinking and decision making to provide holistic care.
2. Combine the nursing process and evidenced based research in the practice of nursing across the lifespan for holistic health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention in the care of patients, families, and communities
3. Provide patient-centered, age-appropriate, culturally sensitive care that assists persons with health promotion and wellness.
4. Demonstrate effective communication, interprofessional collaboration, creativity, sensitivity, and flexibility for the delivery of safe, quality, cost-effective nursing care for improving patient outcomes.
5. Integrate professional nursing values based on legal, ethical, and Christian standards into nursing practice.
6. Integrate professional development and assumes responsibility for life-long learning and professional career engagement and development.
7. Incorporate current technologies and informatics to support continued learning and support patient outcomes and quality improvement.
8. Evaluate healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory standards to support quality care outcomes in the complex continuum healthcare environment.