RN - BSN Student Learning Outcomes

Lock Haven University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program prepares the graduate to: 

  1. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing, the humanities, natural and social sciences in the practice of professional nursing. (Synthesize Knowledge)
  2. Demonstrate skills in critical thinking and decision making in the use of the nursing process with individuals, families, groups, and communities experiencing complex health problems. (Critical Thinking)
  3. Intervene therapeutically to promote, restore, and maintain the maximum health potential of individuals, families, groups, and communities. (Maximize Health Potential)
  4. Manage nursing care for groups of clients within health care agencies, in the home or in the community. (Manage Nursing Care)
  5. Demonstrate evolving competence in multicultural interactions. (Cultural Competence)
  6. Communicate effectively in interactions with individuals, families, groups, and communities. (Communication)
  7. Provide health education for individuals, families, groups, and communities. (Health Education)
  8. Evaluate research findings, applying evidence-based knowledge to their practice. (Evidence-Based Knowledge)
  9. Assume responsibility and accountability for own decisions and actions in the practice of nursing. (Responsibility and Accountability)
  10. Incorporate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional values, including ethical and legal aspects, into the practice of nursing. (Lifelong Learning)
  11. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to use information management and patient care technologies to deliver safe and effective care. (Information Management) 

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