Program and Student Learning Outcomes
Program Outcomes and Student Learning Outcomes
The program outcomes for the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program are to provide undergraduate students with the:
- Critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical skills of a nurse generalist.
- Academic foundation necessary to pursue post licensure education.
Upon completion of the ASN program, the graduate will meet the following student learning outcomes:
- Utilizes critical thinking skills to provide holistic nursing care to patients.
- Validates theoretical knowledge of health practices.
- Adapts and utilizes therapeutic communication.
- Supports other health care disciplines in coordinating holistic health care.
- Integrates information technologies when assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating care.
- Summarizes and applies the current trends, issues, ethical dilemmas, personal, and cultural values and practices which affect the health care of patients.
- Anticipates and adapts the principles of teaching/learning in providing care to facilitate patient autonomy.
- Uses and applies the nursing process through clinical judgment: assessing, planning, intervening, and evaluating care of patients, families, communities, and populations.
- Integrates evidence-based practice.
- Demonstrates professionalism in nursing practice, encompassing accountability, integrity, and respect for the uniqueness of persons.