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  Aug 16, 2022
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing Major

The expected Program Learning Outcomes for this major are:

  • Demonstrate commitment to Christian principles and professional ethics and standards of practice and is accountable for own nursing practice and professional growth.
  • Use the nursing process effectively while intervening therapeutically with clients in various health states and developmental levels to restore, maintain, promote health and prevent illness.
  • Use principles of teaching/learning to provide clients in various health states with the knowledge and skills necessary for physical, spiritual, psychological, and social health living.
  • Demonstrate use of the critical thinking process in making clinical judgments and decisions relevant to nursing problems [client-centered care] in a variety of settings.
  • Apply research [evidence-based] findings in the provision of nursing care to enhance the quality of care.
  • Function appropriately in leader and follower roles when providing safe, organized, and holistic nursing care, being a change agent, and serving as a client advocate.
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients, peers, and health team members to ensure quality client nursing care, and to foster supportive personal and professional growth.
  • Incorporate within a global perspective, cultural knowledge, a servant-leadership style, and principles of resource conservation and stewardship in the provision of nursing care.