End-of-Program Behavioral Statements:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The graduate of Saint Louis University's nursing program is a 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.
- Practice in a variety of settings with clients of all ages and diverse sociocultural backgrounds.
- Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills, in application of the nursing process, to maintain client adaptation.
- Assist clients, at any point on the health-illness continuum, to mobilize and use adaptive resources for promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
- Collaborate with health care colleagues, community representatives, and consumers to enhance the health status of people.
- Apple research findings to nursing practice.
- Integrate ethical principles in the practice of nursing.
- Demonstrate personal and professional responsibility, accountability and self-direction.
- Demonstrate leadership principles in professional practice.