- Demonstrate professional nursing leadership with
technical proficiency utilizing principles of management and
leadership, evidenced in the care of clients, families, and
communities including management of physical, fiscal, and
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving to provide
nursing care, which promotes holism and adaptation by
discovering research questions, critically analyzing
research, and applying research to practice.
- Incorporate the principles of communication, client
education and client advocacy into practice.
- Exhibit a commitment to individual and professional
growth as a lifelong learner, evidenced by continuing formal
education, informal education, and reading refereed
professional journals and participating in shaping the
health care delivery system.
- Provide, delegate and/or supervise nursing care based on
current knowledge, theory, and research to promote holism
and adaptation as evidenced by the ability to:
- Assess and diagnose the health status of diverse
individuals, families, and communities.
- Plan, implement, and evaluate the care for diverse
individuals, families, and communities in structured and
unstructured settings who require nursing at
restorative, maintenance or promotion levels.
- Evaluate career choices within the nursing profession
based on emerging skills and personal strengths and
- Display behaviors as a member of the profession of
nursing based on standards of practice and professional
codes of ethics to:
- Assume accountability for own nursing practice
- Practice within ethical and legal frameworks
- Demonstrate collaboration with other health care
providers to promote the full human potential. (The liberal
arts education provides opportunities for growth in
knowledge, personal integrity, spirituality, and