School of Nursing BSN Program Objectives and their Relationship to

UWG Mission/Purpose, Bread and Butter Goals, and Visionary Goals

 

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is to prepare individuals for basic registered nurse practice roles in diverse health care settings. This program is congruent with the mission and purpose of the University of West Georgia by providing:

 

1.                    Quality undergraduate professional education for West Georgia.

2.                    Opportunities for intellectual and personal development through service for the public good.

3.                    Educational excellence in a personal environment.

 

The following table demonstrates the relationship of the program objectives to UWG Bread and Butter Goals and Visionary Goals.

 

Graduates of the BSN Program will be able to:

Bread and Butter Goals

Visionary Goals

1. Utilize the Domains of Nursing to provide clinically competent and culturally sensitive nursing care to diverse patients/clients, families, groups, and communities in a variety of settings.

 

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

9. Employs information technology.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

4. Uses information technology.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.

2. Utilize a variety of strategies to increase self-awareness and self-empowerment.

 

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovation in professional preparation.

3. Practice nursing in a manner that reflects caring as the essence of nursing.

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovation in professional preparation.

4. Practice nursing within established ethical and legal boundaries.

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.

5. Engage in nursing practices that reflect a holistic view of self and others and respect for diverse cultures.

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.


 

Graduates of the BSN Program will be able to:

Bread and Butter Goals

Visionary Goals

6. Participate in activities of the nursing profession as well as activities that benefit the global community.

 

 

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.

7. Work collaboratively with patients/clients, families, communities, interdisciplinary health team members, and others in providing nursing care

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

7.c. Emphasizes regional service.

7.d. Promotes understanding of cultural diversity.

8. Promotes regional collaboration for community development.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.

9. Communicate effectively orally, in writing, and electronically using appropriate verbal and nonverbal techniques.

3.d. Includes faculty-directed student experiential learning and professional activities.

9. Employs information technology.

1. Includes faculty-directed student research and professional activities.

4. Uses information technology.

5. Incorporates innovations in professional preparation.