Design, provide, and evaluate professional nursing care for individuals, families, and communities.
- Differentiate pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnostic procedures, assessment findings and nursing interventions of common acute and chronic illnesses as well as surgical or procedural interventions.
- Identify treatment and rationale for each illness and surgical or procedural intervention.
- Articulate and understand the implications of acute and chronic illness for patients and their families.
- Correlate laboratory, procedure, treatments and other patient results to the effects of the disease process or treatments.
- Identify effects of chronic illness on the patient and their significant others (SO).
Integrate the values of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as part of caring.
- Value the importance of spirituality in the nursing process.
- Respect religious beliefs of the client.
- Utilize personal inspiration in clinical decisions as well as the learning process.
Demonstrate effective critical thinking and communication.
- Demonstrate professional behavior when communicating with instructors, other health care providers, patients and families.
- In practice case studies given in the didactic class, demonstrate critical thinking skills and is able to calculate priority nursing care interventions for various types of medical surgical hospitalized patient
- Identify situations where skills and knowledge beyond their scope is needed and accurately seeks assistance.
Exemplify life-long learning.
- Participate in activities that contribute to the ongoing development of personal knowledge as well as the Nursing profession’s body of knowledge.