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