Accelerated Bachelor's in Nursing Degree
ABSN program outcomes
Graduates of the baccalaureate program are prepared to practice professional nursing as a generalist with skills that are applicable across all healthcare settings. They are also prepared to enter graduate study.
At the completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:
- Practice professional nursing from a holistic, visionary, culturally-competent, fiscally-responsible base, as they design, manage, and coordinate care for individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
- Synthesize and apply knowledge from nursing theory, practice, research, and the liberal arts and sciences to professional nursing practice.
- Integrate and demonstrate beginning leadership and management skills utilizing critical and creative thinking, ethical decision making, and evidenced-based practice.
- Design, manage and coordinate care to patients, families, groups and communities utilizing communication skills honed by self-awareness and self-evaluation.
- Advocate for patients, families, groups and communities based on a respect for cultural diversity and an understanding of the impact of political and regulatory process on healthcare.
- Collaborate and communicate, using a variety of modalities, with patients, families and interdisciplinary team members to maximize patient's level of wellness.
- Make a commitment to lifelong learning by assuming responsibility for professional career planning, advanced education and active membership in the profession.