Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
- Integrate the principles of the natural, physical, social, biological, and behavioral sciences, and nursing theory to provide holistic care to individuals, families, and groups across the wellness-illness continuum.
- Integrate the nursing process as a critical thinking skill for decision making in nursing practice.
- Provide safe and competent care to individuals, families, and groups grounded in evidenced-based practice, quantitative competencies, and technological proficiency.
- Integrate effective communication skills through professional interactions with individuals, families, groups and the health care team.
- Create an environment where therapeutic interventions reflect a respect for human dignity.
- Collaborate as a member of a multidisciplinary health team.
- Integrate accountability and responsibility for practice within the legal and ethical standards of the nursing profession.
- Function in the professional role utilizing current standards of nursing practice.