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Role Specific Graduate Competencies

Nursing Judgment (SLO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Make judgments in practice, substantiated with evidence, that synthesize nursing science and knowledge from other disciplines in the provision of safe, quality care and promote the health of patients, families, and communities.

Professional Identity (SLO 3, 4, 5, 6)

Express one’s identity as a nurse through actions that reflect integrity, a commitment to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients, families, and communities, and a willingness to provide leadership in improving care.

Spirit of Inquiry (SLO 1, 2, 5, 6)

Act as an evolving scholar who contributes to the development of the science of nursing practice by identifying questions in need of study, critiquing published research, and using available evidence as a foundation to propose creative, innovative, or evidence-based solutions to clinical practice problems.  

Human Flourishing (SLO 1, 5)

Incorporate the knowledge and skills learned in didactic and clinical courses to help patients, families, and communities continually progress toward fulfillment of human capacities.  


Nursing Practice Outcomes