Nursing, B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Health and Human Sciences
Major Nursing
Degree B.S.
Date Revised October 2018

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluates safe, quality, patient-centered, evidence-based nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
  2. Evaluates critical thinking/clinical reasoning when providing nursing care.
  3. Implements quality improvement related to patient care.
  4. Contributes to collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team.
  5. Incorporates information management principles, techniques, and systems when providing nursing care.
  6. Provides leadership role in a variety of healthcare settings for the purpose of providing and improving patient care.
  7. Integrates professional, ethical and legal principles while implementing the roles of the registered nurse as provider, designer/manager/coordinator of care and member of the profession.  

Methods of Assessment

  • NCLEX-RN Exam Scores (1-5, 7)
  • HESI Exit Exam (1-5, 7)
  • Portfolio – Prelicensure Assessment (1- 5, 7)
  • Portfolio – RN-BS Student Assessment (1-5, 7)
  • SBAR Paper Assignment in NURS 431: Transition to Professional Nursing (1, 2, 4)
  • Baccalaureate Alumni Questionnaire Item (1-7)
  • Baccalaureate Supplemental Alumni Questionnaire One Item (6)
  • Quality Improvement Team Project Assignment in NURS 432: Processes for Nursing Leadership (3, 6)  

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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