2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 09, 2022  
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, B.S.N.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Nursing will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, skill and behavior of the evidence-based practice of nursing which integrates growth in reasoning, analysis, decision-making and the application of theory with the goal of advocating for others and/or self. This includes holistic nursing skills and the nursing process.
  2. Incorporate a foundational relationship with Christ and others and embrace a willingness to serve others in the midst of life circumstances (e.g., illness, injustice, poverty). The student will role-model the need for “Sabbath Rest” as a means of personal renewal, and true care of the self, so that service to others is optimally achieved. The student will incorporate the characteristics of a servant leader including: humility, courage, forgiveness, discernment.
  3. Actively engage in the dynamic interactive process that is intrapersonal and interpersonal with the goal of advocating for others and/or self. This includes effective, culturally appropriate communication which conveys information, thoughts, actions and feelings through the use of verbal and nonverbal skills.
  4. As defined as claiming the challenge from Florence Nightingale that nursing is a “divine imposed duty of ordinary work.” The nursing student will integrate the ordinary work by complying with and adhering to regulatory and professional standards (e.g. ANA Code of Ethics, the California Board of Registered Nursing, Scope of Nursing Practice, SON Handbook). This includes taking responsibility, being accountable for all actions and treating others with respect and dignity.
  5. Embrace a calling to the ministry of compassionate care for all people in response to God’s grace, which aims to foster optimal health and bring comfort in suffering and death.

Select 3-4 General Education units from The Social World

Total: 52 Units


*Prerequisite to Nursing program, i.e., admission to NSG 250  and NSG 251 .

May be allowed to complete concurrent with first Nursing course.

††Must be completed by the end of the sophomore year.

A grade of at least “C” (2.000) must be earned in all courses (prerequisite and corequisite courses included) required for the major in Nursing in order to progress to the next course or level.

Total: 40 Units

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