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Learning Outcomes: Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  1. Correlate the professional nurse’s ethical responsibility and accountability with improved patient outcomes.
    • Supports Core Ability: Model Ethical and Civic Responsibility
  2. Validate the importance of knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology critical to patient care.
    • Supports Core Ability: Process Information
  3. Assess virtual patient(s) using a systematic head-to-toe assessment and mental status evaluation with modifications appropriate for client’s age, developmental level, culture, and psychosocial status.
    • Supports Core Ability: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  4. Evaluate the financial impacts of policies, laws, and regulations imposed by government agencies, private sector insurers, and institutions in the current healthcare environment on nursing care (including cultural, social, and diversity impacts).
    • Supports Core Ability: Process Information
  5. Evaluate the importance of culturally competent teaching for health promotion, disease prevention, and population health. 
    • Supports Core Ability: Communicate Effectively
  6. Integrate relationships between cultures and communities.
    • Supports Core Ability: Work Cooperatively
  7. Incorporate professional communication skills, attitudes, values, and expectations about physical and mental aging in the provision of interprofessional patient-centered care for older adults and their families.
    • Supports Core Ability: Model Ethical and Civic Responsibility
  8. Critique a current evidence-based practice for improving quality of care initiated within a hospital environment.
    • Supports Core Ability: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  9. Plan safe, quality, and culturally sensitive care for patients and families supported by scientific evidence.
    • Supports Core Ability: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  10. Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters. 
    • Supports Core Ability: Think Critically and Solve Problems