Student Learning Outcomes
End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes:
The graduate of Saint Louis University's Accelerated Generalist Master's of Science in Nursing Program is an advanced generalist who is able to:
- Relate to people as unique individuals possessing worth, dignity, and potential for self-actualization.
- Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the humanities and natural, social, behavioral, and nursing sciences to provide safe, effective nursing care.
- Establish relationships based on understanding of self and others and of interpersonal and group dynamics.
- Use the nursing process to provide care to individuals across the lifespan, families, groups, communities and populations with particular emphasis on health promotion and risk reduction.
- Use knowledge of political and regulatory process, evidenced based practice and sociocultural diversity to advocate for high quality health care for individuals, families, and communities.
- Synthesize systems data, information and evidence based and theoretical knowledge to reduce risk and achieve optimal client adaptation and outcomes.
- Utilize appropriate information and health care technologies to improve health care outcomes.
- Serve as a leader and partner in the interprofessional health care team.
- Manage human and fiscal nursing team resources.
- Use appropriate teaching/learning principles and strategies as well as current information, materials and technologies to facilitate learning of clients, groups and other health care professionals.
- Provide leadership in the application of the professional code of ethics and professional standards of practice to nursing clinical practice.
- Demonstrate personal and professional responsibility, accountability and self-direction in nursing practice and life long learning.
Approved by Baccalaureate Program Committee: September 23, 2009
Approved by Master Program Committee: September 28, 2009