Program Outcomes


BSN Program Outcomes

Knowledge: (A)

On successful completion of the BSN program the graduate will be able to:

1. Describe the basic terminology, key ideas, acknowledging sources, on accuracy, on rational argument, development of questioning attitude.

2. Describe the specific facts, terms and basic principles with ability to understand, interpret and express coherently.

3. Identify, describe and utilize the literature and language of the discipline appropriately.

4. Incorporate historical, social, legal and ethical aspects of health care in professional nursing

5. Explain the basic concepts of nature and social sciences relevant to nursing.

6. Demonstrate the skills appropriate to the subject and laboratory skills and also to articulate clearly

7. Demonstrate critical thinking in the assessment, planning and evaluation of client care through the synthesis and application of validated knowledge and theories from nursing, humanities, and psychological, social health sciences.

Skills: (B)

On successful completion of the BSN program the graduate will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the ability to establish, maintain and terminate therapeutic relationships with clients.

2. Implement nursing processes to promote, maintain and restore the health of individuals, families, groups and communities.

3. Formulate clinical judgment that is based on critical inquiry and analytical reasoning.

4. Demonstrate the ability to handle cognitive complexity, to, apply knowledge and skills in new situations.

5. Apply creative solution/approaches in the clinical area.

6. Apply research based knowledge and experience to reflect upon practice

7. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate program of care with clients and inter-professional health care team.

8. Demonstrate leadership and beginning competencies in managing health care team, managing resources and coordinating health care.

9.Demonstrate effective health care teaching skills to promote behavioural and attitudinal changes in patients and other health team members.

Competence: (C)

On successful completion of the BSN program the graduate will be able to:

Autonomy and responsibility: (C1)

1. Work independently as well as part of a team in a range of contexts

2. Take and defend positions to formulate creative solutions to problems

3. Assume responsibility for own learning both independent and collaborative.

4. Use critical thinking as a basis for identifying health-related needs of individuals, families, and communities.

5. Integrate ethical, legal, and economic accountability into professional nursing practice.

6.Engage in activities to promote the development of the profession of nursing.

Self-development: (C2)

1. Take responsibility for his/her own future learning needs in new situations

2. Learn from experiences gained in different contexts and assimilate new knowledge and skills into their practice.

3. Audit his/her own skills, analyse and monitor personal development.

4.Value the ideal of lifelong learning to support excellence in nursing practice.

Role in context: (C3)

1. Demonstrate professional attributes relevant to their role.

2. Articulate personal standpoint in the context of respect for views of others

3. Set team objectives and take responsibility for team performance in the workplace

4. Interact with professional colleagues in a range of settings

5. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend multiple perspectives and formulate effective actions.

MSN Program Outcomes

Knowledge: (A)

On successful completion of the MSN program the graduates will be able to:

1. Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of nursing practice and role development to diverse populations

2. Incorporate current and emerging trends and evidences in providing advanced nursing care to individuals, families, and communities, while accounting for patient values and clinical judgment;

3. Integrate organizational science and informatics to make changes in the health care environment to improve outcomes.

4. Analyse the impact of policy, organization, and financing of health care systems.

5. Advocate collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to the design of comprehensive care to individuals/families, communities, and populations.

6. Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health care systems to foster safe passage and excellence in health care organizations.

7. Implement evidence-based care based on trend analysis and quantify the impact on quality and safety.

8. Apply learning, and teaching principles to design, implement, and evaluate educational programs for individuals or groups in a variety of settings.

Skills: (B)

On successful completion of the MSN program the graduates will be able to:

1. Practice nursing utilizing advanced knowledge and skills as evidenced by scientific thinking in designing nursing interventions.

1. Apply theoretical models to guide advanced nursing practice to promote health and wellness in clients across the lifespan.

2. Create a culturally competent practice environment to enhance health care outcomes

3. Use quality processes to evaluate care and ensure patient safety for individuals and communities.

4. Apply leadership skills and decision making in the provision of culturally competent, high quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery and outcomes using effective communication skills.

5. Incorporate ethical principles to guide decision-making in nursing practice.

Competence: (C)

On successful completion of the BSN program the graduate will be able to:

Autonomy and responsibility: (C1)

1. Function independently in providing nursing care and interdependently with other health professionals in the coordination and delivery of health care to individuals, families and communities.

2. Demonstrate independent-thought and action, professional autonomy, and effective communication in collegial and collaborative relationships with peers and with members of allied disciplines.

Role in context: C2

1. Act as change agents to create an environment that promotes effective nursing practice and patient outcomes.

2. Apply legal and ethical principles to implement advanced practice nursing roles.

3. Assume a leadership role in creating a compassionate and caring environment to promote comfort and to prevent suffering.

4. Use the research process to promote the development of the profession and to facilitate client wellbeing.

Self-development: C3

1. Commit to lifelong learning for self and consumers.

2. Demonstrate accountability for continual professional development.

RN-BSN Program Outcomes

Knowledge: (A)

On successful completion of the RN-BSN Bridge program the graduate will be able to:

1. Synthesize current knowledge from nursing science, humanities, social and natural sciences into nursing practice.

2. Utilize critical thinking skills to provide comprehensive nursing care.

3. Utilize teaching and learning processes to promote and maintain health.

4. Incorporate evidence-based findings from nursing and health-related research to improve health outcomes.

5. Examine the impact of social, economic, legal and political factors on nursing and the health care system.

Skills: (B)

On successful completion of the RN-BSN Bridge program the graduate will be able to:

1. Apply previously learned skills and perform technical procedures safely and accurately.

2. Demonstrate adequate skills in rendering comprehensive nursing care to client using nursing care process.

3. Integrate effective communication skills consistent with the roles of the professional nurse.

4. Organize health education programs in the hospital and community environment.

5. Apply leadership, management and learning theories to enhance the development of nursing practice in the diverse context of healthcare delivery.

6. Coordinate the delivery of comprehensive healthcare by demonstrating leadership in collaboration with other disciplines.

7. Incorporate contemporary technology into nursing practice.

8. Apply research based knowledge and experience to reflect upon practice.

9. Demonstrate beginning skill of a teacher in classroom.

Competence: (C)

On successful completion of the RN-BSN Bridge program graduate will be able to:

Autonomy and responsibility: (C1)

1. Model compassionate caring, culturally competent behaviors in the delivery of comprehensive nursing care.

2. Articulate personal standpoint in the context of respect for views of others.

3. Assume responsibility for own learning both independent and collaborative.

4. Create safe care environment that result in high quality client outcome