Student Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the Doctor of Nursing Program, students will:
- Integrate nursing science with foundational sciences in order to benefit patients and families within the demands of the practice environment.
- Assume increasingly complex leadership roles to foster inter-professional collaboration.
- Demonstrate clinical scholarship and evidence-based practice.
- Demonstrate information technology literacy to affect quality of health care services.
- Influence health policy for advocacy in health care.
- Utilize knowledge of and collaboration within systems for quality improvement for patient and population health outcomes.
- Provide health promotion and clinical prevention for individual, family and population health using the analysis of relevant data.
- Apply ethically sound and culturally sensitive care to individual, family, and population using advanced levels of clinical judgment in designing, delivering evidence-based care.
- The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://ccneaccreditation.org).
- State Licensing Agency (Michigan Board of Nursing)
- NLN criteria for Certified Nurse Educator exam and CNL certification
Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes:
- American Association for Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
- American Nurses Association (ANA)
- Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
- Institute of Medicine (IOM)
- National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)