Program Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the RN to BSN program will:

  1. Use the Theory of Integral Nursing and the American Holistic Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association Holistic Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2013) to provide integral and holistic nursing care in a variety of settings.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills from an “I”, “It”, “We”, “Its”, integral perspective.
  3. Communicate effectively from a relationship-centered care perspective involving Patient-Practitioner, Community-Practitioner, and Practitioner-Practitioner relationships.
  4. Conduct integral holistic health assessments in relation to client needs.
  5. Apply concepts of integral nursing to a personal plan for holistic self-care.
  6. Integrate and apply knowledge to support individual and collective health.
  7. Analyze the links between and among individual, community, and global health issues from an integral world view.
  8. Analyze and utilize research findings to facilitate individual and collective health.
  9. Demonstrate the role of the integral nurse as change agent in regards to current health policy issues.
  10. Utilize integral coaching strategies in relation to client-centered goals.
  11. Apply transformational leadership principles to professional nursing practice.
  12. Integrate selected complementary/alternative health practices into professional nursing practice.
  13. Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning to facilitate personal and professional development.
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The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.