Terminal Student Learning Outcomes
Lock Haven University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program prepares the graduate to:
- Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing, the humanities, natural and social sciences in the practice of professional nursing.
- Demonstrate skills in critical thinking and decision making in the use of the nursing process with individuals, families, groups, and communities experiencing complex health problems.
- Intervene therapeutically to promote, restore, and maintain the maximum health potential of individuals, families, groups, and communities.
- Manage nursing care for groups of clients within health care agencies, in the home or in the community.
- Demonstrate evolving competence in multicultural interactions.
- Provide health education for individuals, families, groups, and communities.
- Communicate effectively in interactions with individuals, families, groups, and communities.
- Evaluate research findings, applying evidence-based knowledge to their practice.
- Assume responsibility and accountability for own decisions and actions in the practice of nursing.
- Incorporate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional values, including ethical and legal aspects, into the practice of nursing.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills to use information management and patient care technologies to deliver safe and effective care.