Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Traditional Option

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Baccalaureate education provides the entry level preparation for professional nursing practice.

After completing the BSN program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Function in the beginning role of a baccalaureate generalist nurse in settings that cross all populations and environments
  • Be proficient in the core nursing competencies of clinical/critical reasoning, patient safety, and quality improvement principles
  • Maintain interprofessional collaboration and communication to improve healthcare outcomes
  • Master the required core knowledge for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice
  • Demonstrate professionalism and its values (including altruism, autonomy, human dignity, social justice, and integrity) as a baccalaureate generalist nurse

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Last Updated: Sept 8, 2017