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ABSN Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the Accelerated Bachelor's Program for Non-Nurses, students will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Clinical Judgment & Reasoning. Graduates will demonstrate competent clinical judgment in the provision of safe and effective quality client care.

  • Communication. Graduates will demonstrate effective and culturally respectful communication skills when interacting with others. Graduates will also communicate effectively when interacting with clients, families, and professional teams.

  • Teamwork & Collaboration Skills. Graduates will use inter and intra-professional collaboration to promote high-quality care coordination and collaborate effectively in intra- and interprofessional teams to coordinate safe and effective care.

  • Client/Family Centered Care within a Cultural Context. Graduates will plan, implement and evaluate nursing care to meet the culturally diverse needs of individuals, families, and communities. Graduates will also provide client and family-centered care in an appropriate cultural context.

  • Evidence-Based Practice. Graduates will demonstrate integration of disciplinary knowledge, clinical appraisal of the best evidence, and client values in the provision of quality nursing care.

  • Professional Identity Formation in Practice. Graduates will engage in self-assessment and reflective practice to improve professional performance in accordance with professional standards.

  • Leadership. Graduates will demonstrate foundational leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities. Leadership includes advocacy for self, clients, and the profession. Graduates will also advocate for self, clients, families, communities, and the nursing profession to improve and sustain safe and effective care.

  • Informatics. Graduates will use technology and information systems to enhance decision-making in health care delivery systems. Graduates will also effectively use the electronic health record and/or online resources and data to improve health care outcomes.

  • Population Health. Graduates will examine the impact of determinants of health on client care, health promotion, and disease prevention in diverse populations in multiple contexts across the lifespan.

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