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Learning Outcomes

  • Minimize the risk of harm to individuals, groups, and communities by methodically addressing system problems in health care.
  • Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient (and their family) preferences and values for the achievement of quality nursing and patient outcomes. 
  • Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care at the individual and group level.
  • Embrace technology and innovation that supports evidence-based decision making, the management of information, and safe, quality patient care. 
  • Engage in nursing actions that reflect integrity, caring, advocacy, and a commitment to influence evidence-based practice to improve the care of diverse patient populations. 
  • Demonstrate a knowledgeable, holistic, caring, and culturally aware professional demeanor with patients, families, and communities across all care settings.