Nursing Program Goals

Nursing Students Performing Procedure on a Lab DummyLPN - Program Goals

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will:

  • Provide nursing care that is relationship-centered, caring, culturally sensitive and based on the physiological, psychosocial and spiritual needs of clients with commonly occurring health alterations that have predictable outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the client and members of the interprofessional health care team to promote continuity of client care and shared decision-making.
  • Use current evidence as a basis for nursing practice.
  • Use information and client care technology to support the delivery of safe, quality client care.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities assessing their effect on client outcomes.
  • Provide an environment that is safe and reduces risk of harm for clients, self, and others.
  • Demonstrate accountability for client care that incorporates legal and ethical principles, regulatory guidelines, and standards of nursing practice.
  • ​​​​​​​Use leadership skills that support the provision and coordination of client care.

RN - Program Goals

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will:

  • Formulate safe and effective clinical judgements guided by the nursing process, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice.
  • Integrate caring behaviors in practicing the art and science of nursing within a diverse population.
  • Demonstrate effective communication methods to manage client needs and to interact with other healthcare team members.
  • Collaborate with clients and members of the inter-professional health care team to optimize client outcomes.
  • Implement professional standards and scope of practice within legal, ethical, and regulatory frame works.
  • Manage care and provide leadership to meet client needs using available resources and current technology.
  • Generate teaching and learning processes to promote and maintain health and reduce risks for a global population.