Students are expected to achieve the following characteristics and attributes by the completion of their program.
Within the framework of primary health care and consistent with professional standards, the student will be able to:
- Integrate and apply knowledge acquisition from nursing and other disciplines that facilitate the delivery of evidence-based, equitable, person-centered, primary health care.
- Provide person-centered, primary health care that is evidence-based, affirms human diversity, and promotes individual empowerment.
- Deliver safe, evidence-based, high-quality, primary health care to diverse populations.
- Examine the best evidence, along with clinical judgement and patient preferences and values, to provide primary health care and support outcomes.
- Use an evidence-based approach to provide quality, safe, equitable, person-centered, primary health care.
- Establish professional partnerships and collaborate with other healthcare providers, patients, families, and essential stakeholders to enhance primary health care delivery from a local through global perspective.
- Implement care within complex healthcare systems that enhances the delivery of evidence-based, equitable, person-centered, primary health care.
- Explore the use of information technologies to support the delivery of safe, high-quality, evidence-based, equitable, person-centered, primary health care.
- Display the values and characteristics of nursing's identity and demonstrate accountability for the legal and ethical principles of professional nursing practice in a socially responsible manner.
- Utilize the components of thoughtful practice to foster personal, professional, and leadership development in the nursing role.