Nursing Outcomes

 BSN PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Based on the mission and philosophy of the Saint Mary’s Nursing program, the outcomes for the graduate of the Saint Mary’s College Department of Nursing are:

  • Integrate a broad liberal arts, spiritually based education within the Catholic tradition with the promotion of health and well being for people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Provide relationship centered, state of the art nursing care to individuals, families, groups, and communities that is informed by professional nursing standards.
  • Integrate scholarly inquiry and evidence-based research into professional nursing practice.
  • Utilize leadership principles and management strategies to influence health care quality and health policy within care delivery systems.
  • Employ communication and collaboration skills to develop effective teams and partnerships with diverse individuals, families, groups, communities, and members of the health care team.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills and disciplinary knowledge in clinical decision making and evaluation of nursing practice.
  • Engage in the processes of self-evaluation, life- long learning, professional practice, social justice and service.

 Adopted: May 11, 2010