Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement of the Dakota Wesleyan University Arlene Gates Department of Nursing
The Arlene Gates Department of Nursing at Dakota Wesleyan University aspires to prepare students for a meaningful career in professional nursing in a liberal arts setting. The nursing faculty cultivates a challenging learning environment based on Christian values and acceptance of diversity. The nursing department fosters professional growth leadership, lifelong learning, and commitment to service.

PROVIDER OF CARE

The student will:

  1. Apply the nursing process and critical thinking skills in the provision of holistic, evidence based nursing care that promotes the adaptive capabilities of culturally diverse groups of clients, families, populations, and communities in order to enhance their achievement of integrated wholeness.
  2. Design a teaching/learning plan that reflects the holistic learning needs and adaptive capabilities of individuals, families, populations, and communities.
  3. Design primary, secondary, and tertiary preventive strategies that promote adaptive lifestyle behaviors in collaboration with individuals, families, populations, and communities.

MANAGER OF CARE

The student will:

  1. Design case management strategies in partnership with individuals, families, populations, and communities that reflect effective communication and collaboration with interprofessional teams, effective use of technological resources, and cost-effectiveness.

MEMBER OF A PROFESSION

The student will:

  1. Analyze decision making processes guided by legal and ethical nursing standards, used in the provision of nursing care of individuals, families, populations, and communities.

LEADER

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate servant leadership and management strategies that reflect empowerment of others.
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800-333-8506
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