BSN Terminal Outcomes with Level Outcomes
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Integrate concepts of nursing, the humanities, and the social, biological, and physical sciences to build an understanding of the diverse human experience.
Discuss selected concepts and theories from the liberal arts and sciences required to understand the diverse human experience.
Interpret the impact of concepts from the liberal arts and sciences on selected health related human experiences.
Evaluate concepts from the liberal arts and sciences for their effectiveness in understanding selected health related human experiences.
Synthesize concepts from nursing and the liberal arts and sciences to build an understanding of diverse human experiences.
Utilize quality improvement concepts, processes, and outcome measures to promote health outcomes for individuals, families, communities and organizations.
Select appropriate literature to create proposals which support a perspective/thesis.
Employ a variety of quality improvement concepts to promote health outcomes.
Evaluate the impact of quality improvement measures in relation to health care outcomes.
Plan methods to achieve quality health care outcomes for individuals, families, communities and organizations.
Integrate the current evidence base to identify practice issues in order to improve patient outcomes according to the legal and ethical standards of the nursing profession.
Identify foundations of critical thinking, analytic skills and scientific principles to support evidence based practice.
Illustrate the role of evidence based practice in improving patient outcomes.
Appraise evidence related to current practice issues for the improvement of patient outcomes.
Synthesize clinical expertise, research findings and patient values to optimize patient outcomes.
Utilize informatics and patient-care technologies to gather evidence to support quality and safety in nursing practice.
Identify evidence based data bases appropriate to health care.
Use information technology to guide formulation of care plans that support quality and safety standards in the delivery of health care.
Select appropriate informatics and technology to gather evidence to support safety and high quality health care outcomes.
Predict the influence of patient care technology on changes in practice to continuously improve patient quality and safety outcomes.
Utilize healthcare policy, finance, and the environment to advocate for individuals, families, communities and organizations.
Discuss concepts from the arts and humanities that address policy, finance, and advocacy issues.
Interpret the influence of advocacy and health care policy on the development of regulatory environment.
Select evidence based practice principles to develop fiscally responsible, protocol specific and regulation compliant care plans for individuals and families.
Formulate plans of care which are fiscally designed to meet protocols and regulations while advocating for clients, families, communities and the healthcare system.
Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team to provide coordinated compassionate patient-centered care.
Describe active collaboration with members of a team.
Implement, as a novice clinician, the role of collaborator with other health professionals to contribute to the care of individuals.
Examine, as a novice clinician, the information and processes needed to work with health professionals within the context of caring for individuals and families.
Develop the leadership knowledge and skills needed to practice nursing collaboratively with other health professions within the context of caring for individuals, families, communities, and organizations.
Analyze major determinants of population health to promote and advocate for social justice, culturally-appropriate health promotion, and the elimination of health disparities.
Discuss concepts of social justice and cultural competency in health care.
Apply the concepts of social justice and cultural competence in the nursing profession.
Appraise the connections between the determinants of health and health status among vulnerable populations.
Hypothesize the impact of socially just health care on the major determinants of the population’s health.
Demonstrate professional accountability, empowerment, and commitment to lifelong learning.
Explain the necessity for lifelong learning in a professional role.
Demonstrate behaviors that reflect beginning awareness of professional accountability and commitment to lifelong learning.
Evaluate progress toward professional accountability, empowerment, and commitment to lifelong learning.
Devise a professional development plan in accordance with a commitment to lifelong learning.
Demonstrate skills in critical thinking, decision making and communication in the use of the nursing process with individuals, families, communities, and organizations.
Define critical thinking and effective communication.
Apply tools and methods for critical thinking, decision making and communication in the use of the nursing process.
Select appropriate tools and methods for critical thinking, decision making and communication in the use of the nursing process.
Integrate tools and methods for critical thinking, decision making and communication into the nursing process.