The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program aims to produce a fully functioning nurse who is able to apply analytical and critical thinking in the nursing practice.
The nurse must be competent in the following key areas of responsibility:
- Safe and Quality Nursing Care
- Management Resources and Environment
- Health Education
- Legal Responsibility
- Ethico-Moral Responsibility
- Personal and Professional Development
- Quality Improvement
- Records Management
- Collaboration and Teamwork
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education aims to:
- prepare the young person for the effective practice of nursing in various settings by providing a broad basic education necessary for the proper understanding of the principles and methods of modern scientific nursing;
- demonstrate effectiveness in providing nursing care, managing information and promoting self-care competence of culturally diverse individuals, families, and communities;
- collaborate with patients, health care professionals and other stakeholders in planning, delegating, implementing and evaluating specific patient outcomes;
- communicate with clarity, purpose and sensitivity using a variety of methods including information technology;
- identify clinical problem and apply research findings in order to promote evidence-based and creative practice in maintaining and restoring health;
- utilize knowledge from the humanities and sciences in providing care that is holistic, culturally competent, fiscally responsible and socially relevant;
- demonstrate accountability for professional growth in the provision of nursing care and lifelong teaching.
- advocate for patients, consumers and the nursing profession through the involvement in the political process and health/patient care policies and practices;
- provide students with opportunities and sufficient exposure to the community to develop their respect and appreciation of diverse culture and develop a relevant community involvement program to the needs of the community; and
- produce graduates who manifest the charism of St. Marcellin Champagnat and the ideals of Notre Damean by being responsive to the needs of the community specifically the poor and the underprivileged.
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