BSN | Bachelor of Science in Nursing

BSN Outcomes

The CalSouthern School of Nursing has designed the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to produce the following outcomes:


Written Communication

Demonstrate the ability to communicate in writing resulting in understanding and being understood by patients, family and the interdisciplinary health team.


Oral Communication

Demonstrate competence in utilizing oral communication skills appropriately given the purpose and the context of the communication for quality patient-centered care.


Critical Thinking

Apply critical thinking and reasoning skills based on theoretical principles to discriminate among inferences drawn from given data in clinical decision making and evaluation during evidence-based nursing practice.


Cultural and Social Understanding

Recognize the importance of social and cultural diversity and develop a perspective based on the analysis of diverse environmental factors that influence global health care.


Information Literacy

Determine the nature and extent of the information needed and demonstrate the ability to locate, evaluate and use informatics and other resources to support research, theory and evidence-based nursing practices when managing care across the healthcare continuum.


Personal Development

Integrate formal academic learning with personal experiences that promote the values of altruism, caring, human dignity, integrity, and social justice in all nursing practice situations.


Quantitative Reasoning

Demonstrate the ability to use analytical skills to understand and evaluate systems of practice as a foundation for theoretical and evidence-based healthcare practice.


Scientific Reasoning

Demonstrate a system of inquiry that is dependent on empirical evidence to evaluate qualitative and quantitative research as a foundation for theoretical and evidence-based nursing practices.


Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues

Apply ethical and legal principles/accountability to actions that promote advocacy, collaboration, and leadership as healthcare professionals.

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