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By the end of the program, the RN student will have been given the opportunity to:

  1. Synthesize knowledge from the physical and behavioral sciences, as well as, the humanities and fine arts to be utilized as a source for making professional nursing practice decisions.
  2. Utilize the research process as a basis for improving the quality of care and the therapeutic environment.
  3. Promote and maintain holistic health of clients, their families, aggregates, communities and society.
  4. Utilize the holistic caring process in a collaborative manner to perform therapeutic nursing interventions with clients, their families, aggregates, communities, and society in any multicultural setting within and outside the health care delivery system.
  5. Utilize leadership and management principles in assessing, planning, providing, directing, controlling, and evaluating health care implemented by self and others.
  6. Communicate effectively with emphasis on health promotion and teaching in the following areas: written, oral and non-verbal communication, group process and information technology.
  7. Function effectively through self-motivation, self-direction, and self-evaluation as life long learners who reflect critical thinking skills.
  8. Practice professional nursing within a framework of safe, ethical, legal and professional holistic nursing standards.
  9. Utilize management principles that incorporate professional responsibility and accountability to and advocacy for the consumer of nursing care.
  10. Provide culturally competent holistic care to individuals, families, aggregates, the community and society.
  11. Demonstrate responsibility for continued competence in holistic nursing practice and develop insight through reflection, self-analysis, self-care and life-long learning.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing
College of Nursing
Office: ​LHSB 2.720​
Telephone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827   

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