1.Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts, sciences, humanities, Christian faith, and nursing as a source for making nursing practice decisions in a variety of nursing contexts and settings.
2.Demonstrate Christian values, ethics, and caring qualities in nursing practice in such a way that personal values are maintained while respecting the rights and dignity of persons with varying physiological, psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and spiritual needs.
3.Assess health status and health potential, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate wholistic nursing care in collaboration with clients (person, family, group, community, and society) and others in health care settings.
4.Evaluate professional accountability and responsibility for the provision of quality nursing care including research, clinical decision making, and the achievement of outcomes.
5.Utilize management and leadership skills in the provision of care for clients (person, family, group, community, and society) and in the interaction with others in health care settings.
Caring for persons with needs through professional competence and Christ-like compassion is the foundation of the baccalaureate nursing curriculum. This type of caring is possible as one is accountable to God, self, and persons with needs.