As a student in the BME/BSN program, you are required to meet program outcomes for both the BME and BSN programs.
BME Program Outcomes
- An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics.
- An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts.
- An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives.
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
BSN Program Outcomes
At the completion of the nursing program, the student:
- Integrates clinical judgment skills when implementing care for individuals, families, groups and community.
- Analyzes one's clinical judgment skills when implementing care for individuals, families and groups.
- Demonstrates clinical judgment skills when implementing care for individuals.
- Explains the meaning of and necessity for using clinical judgment skills in one's professional role.
- Role models ethical, legal and professional standards into one's professional nursing
practice when acting as a moral agent.
- Engages in ethical decision-making.
- Practices within the ethical and legal framework of one's profession.
- Differentiates between the ethical and the legal aspects of one's profession.
- Displays a caring attitude in all aspects of one's practice.
- Integrates caring into all aspects of one's practice.
- Initiates caring behaviors with self and others.
- Expresses the importance of caring to professional practice.
- Institutes collaborative efforts for the improvement of care to individuals/families and communities.
- Engages in collaboration with others in planning and implementing care.
- Describes the meaning of collaboration for the improvement of health care.
- Identifies the meaning of collaborative care to one's practice.
- Demonstrates the ability to utilize integrated systems analysis for personal and professional navigation of the health care delivery systems.
- Examines the use of various strategies within the system that can be used to improve patient outcomes.
- Explains how changes in the system can affect patient outcomes.
- Identifies the meaning of a systems thinking approach.
- Integrates culturally congruent care in caring for individuals/families of diverse populations.
- Implements care in a culturally sensitive manner with all persons.
- Illustrates examples of culturally sensitive care.
- Describes the meaning of cultural sensitivity.
- Engages in evidence-based practice.
- Interprets the research process methodology as it is related to sound practice.
- Gives examples of research-based practice.
- Explains the meaning of clinical inquiry to a profession.
- Incorporates teaching/learning process into all aspects of one's practice.
- Engages in the development of teaching plans to promote the health of patients, groups and communities.
- Explains the teaching/learning process.
- Discusses the relationship of teaching to health promotion.
- Participates in ongoing educational activities that enhance professional growth and
improve health care.
- Identifies extracurricular opportunities to enhance professional development.
- Articulates the benefits of engagement in activities that support professional development.
- Utilizes best practices in improving the health of individuals, groups and communities.
- Utilizes evolving information technologies to enhance professional nursing practice.
- Utilizes technology in academic and clinical settings.
- Participates in analysis of ethical considerations when using technology.
- Demonstrates competencies in the use of technology in the clinical setting.
- Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing to all individuals and groups.
- Incorporates major communication theories in all interactions.
- Analyzes factors that promote/interfere with effective communication.
- Examines the major principles of therapeutic communication.
- Uses leadership abilities to influence professional nursing practice.
- Examines nursing leadership roles.
- Applies the principles of leadership in clinical environments.
- Participates in interprofessional collaboration to influence efficiency of health care services.
- Evaluates the interrelationship of nurse competencies and the patient characteristics
to patient outcomes.
- Utilizes the unique strengths of the patient characteristics and the nurse competencies to affect patient outcomes.
- Examines the interrelationship of nurse competencies and the patient characteristics to patient outcomes.
- States the patient outcomes and the nurse competencies.