The Registered Nursing program prepares graduates to function as members and leaders of health care teams in various health care environments. Upon completion of the Associate of Science (ASN)-Registered Nursing curriculum, students will:
- Develop and lead programs of health promotion and disease prevention that is cost effective, comprehensive and coordinated;
- Engage patient and families as partners in evidenced-based, ethical care, while respecting individual preference;
- Analyze and integrate current research findings, expert opinion, clinical reasoning, and patient preferences in developing and implementing plan of care;
- Promote and lead cooperation, coordination, and communication among team members, patients, and community populations to improve quality and enhance patient safety;
- Provide ongoing assessment and analysis of patients and systems with the goal of providing the highest level of patient care and outcomes;
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize technology to gather and analyze data, manage information, and improve communication among team members and across systems to support clinical decisions; and
- Participate as a team member to design, promote, and model effective use of technology to reduce the risk of harm to self and others.