Coe nursing students

Degree Outcomes


Upon graduation, the student will:

  1. Apply critical thinking and creativity in the application of appropriate theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts, natural and social sciences and nursing science in applying the nursing process to diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.
  2. Evaluate organizational and systems leadership to promote continuous quality improvement and safety for diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.
  3. Appraise and prioritize evidence-based research in the application of the nursing process in the holistic care of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.
  4. Appraise knowledge and competence in the use of nursing information systems and patient care technology.
  5. Assess and prioritize health care policy, finance and regulatory guidelines in designing, organizing and delivering cost-effective and quality nursing care.
  6. Demonstrate leadership when communicating and collaborating with the interdisciplinary health care team including individuals, families, groups, communities and populations to promote high quality, safe, holistic, patient-centered care.
  7. Utilize leadership knowledge and skills in promoting health, safety and disease prevention strategies in the care of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span.
  8. Critique personal accountability and social responsibility in the practice of professional nursing by considering the moral, ethical and legal implications of their actions and evaluate their own practice accordingly.
  9. Evaluate and prioritize the nursing process, utilizing primary, secondary or tertiary prevention strategies in the safe care of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life-span and the continuum of health care environments.
  10. Prioritize and appraises holistic, patient-centered care necessary to meet the needs of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the life span in complex health care environments.