Program Goals

The goals of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program are organized according to the College domains of learning: knowledge, proficiency, and culture care values. All goals begin with knowledge attained from the nursing and general education courses. Knowledge, proficiency, and culture care values are integrated and dynamic. The following model shows the relationship among the three domains:
Knowledge
  • Synthesize knowledge from the natural and social sciences, humanities and nursing to provide and evaluate holistic nursing care
  • Integrate the nursing process to assist families, groups and communities with a variety of complex and critical health needs and problem
  • Analyze the impact of past, current, and future trends and issues on the delivery of nursing care and health care organizations and systems 
     
Proficiency
  • Incorporate evidence-based practice for delivering and evaluating nursing practice and outcomes
  • Collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team to manage comprehensive care for individuals, families, groups and communities
  • Communicate professionally using interpersonal, oral and written skills
  • Evaluate health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention modalities for use in a variety of settings 
     
Culture Care Values
  • Integrate cultural care values (preservation, accommodation, restructuring) when providing nursing care to individuals, families, groups and communities
  • Evaluate nursing within the framework of regulatory and professional standards, values and codes
  • Integrate information technology into professional nursing practice