Outcomes and Performance Indicators
The following program outcomes, based on the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, drive the undergraduate curriculum. The alumnus/a of the undergraduate curriculum will demonstrate the following role dimensions of the professional nurse:
- Provider of Care:
Use the nursing process to provide evidence-based, culturally competent care that incorporates bio-psycho-social, ethical and spiritual aspects of health.
Demonstrates use of nursing process.
- Performs assessments appropriately
- Accurately analyzes assessment data
- Plans appropriate interventions
- Demonstrates appropriate interventions
- Evaluates patient care outcomes
- Documents accurately
Incorporates bio-psycho-social, ethical and spiritual aspects of health into care.
Leader of Care:
- Incorporates evidence-based care principles
- Provides ethical, culturally competent care
- Incorporates spiritual components into care
Facilitate leadership through collaboration and advocacy to design and coordinate safe, cost-effective, quality care for individuals, families and aggregates
Demonstrates appropriate coordination, delegation and supervision of nursing care.
Designs and evaluates safe, effective, quality care for individuals, families and aggregates.
Advocates for clients through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
Member of a Profession:
Enact professional behaviors that communicate respect for own and others’ values, commitment to ongoing learning, and promotion of social justice.
Demonstrates the use of professional nursing standards
Communicates respectfully in a clear accurate, relevant manner in oral, nonverbal and written modes.