WEST LIBERTY UNIVERSITY NURSING PROGRAM
The nursing curriculum is organized to reflect competencies contained in The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (AACN, 2008), the knowledge, skills, and attitudes articulated in Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN, 2007), and the standards set forth in the West Virginia Nurse Practice Act (1994).
More specifically, graduates will be able to:
Graduate/Senior Level Outcomes
- Provide safe, holistic, patient-centered care to promote wellness across the lifespan.
- Synthesize current evidence and clinical reasoning in planning, implementing, and coordinating patient-centered care.
- Collaborate with members of the interprofessional healthcare team to meet the needs of patients in a variety of health care settings.
- Participate in quality improvement and safety processes as a nurse leader in a healthcare system.
- Incorporate effective use of information and technology in nursing practice.
- Demonstrate professional behaviors within the legal and ethical standards of nursing practice.
Junior Level Outcomes
- Demonstrate safe, holistic, patient-centered care to promote wellness across the lifespan.
- Utilize current evidence and clinical reasoning in planning and implementing patient-centered care.
- Interact with members of the healthcare team in meeting the needs of patients in a variety of healthcare settings.
- Participate in selected quality improvement and safety process in the healthcare system.
- Utilize information systems and patient technologies to provide safe care.
- Assume responsibility for personal and professional behaviors.