The CalSouthern School of Nursing has designed the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to produce the following outcomes:
Demonstrate the ability to communicate in writing resulting in understanding and being understood by patients, family and the interdisciplinary health team.
Demonstrate competence in utilizing oral communication skills appropriately given the purpose and the context of the communication for quality patient-centered care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Demonstrate the ability to use analytical skills to understand and evaluate systems of practice as a foundation for theoretical and evidence-based healthcare practice.
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.
Apply ethical and legal principles/accountability to actions that promote advocacy, collaboration, and leadership as healthcare professionals.