BSN Program Competencies

Graduates of the BSN program will be able to demonstrate the role of the professional registered nurse by:

  1. Demonstrating the application of critical thinking skills through the nursing process in the planning and management of nursing care.
  2. Communicating effectively in a variety of spoken, written, and technological formats.
  3. Demonstrating competence, initiative, and commitment to the nursing profession.
  4. Integrating current scientific knowledge, nursing theory and nursing research to deliver quality health care in accordance with the American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Care and Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  5. Assuming leadership roles within inter-professional health care teams and the profession of nursing.
  6. Providing compassionate, sensitive, spiritual and culturally appropriate nursing care for patients at any stage of the life span.
  7. Analyzing global issues in the context of cultural diversity.
  8. Creating a health care environment that is conducive to wellness and health promotion.