Student Outcomes

Individual Student Learning Outcomes

The individual student learning outcomes of the baccalaureate program provide clear statements of expected student achievements, derived directly from the NYIT nursing model, accreditation, and professional standards of practice and reflect the school's mission, core values, and expected student and program outcomes.

Upon graduation, the baccalaureate nursing student will:

  1. Achieve a liberal arts education that will serve as a solid cornerstone for the practice and education of nurses.
  2. Apply leadership and management principles to act as a change agent and  patient advocate in health care practice, incorporating patient safety and quality of life indicators.
  3. Use theoretical knowledge and evidence-based research to guide nursing practice and clinical decision making.
  4. Use concepts of interpersonal and technological communication in the provision of safe and competent nursing care.
  5. Define the current health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments and how these entities influence the nature and functioning of the health care system and consideration for practice.
  6. Use interpersonal and technological communication effectively in the delivery of care and collaborate with health professionals and other disciplines in providing care  to clients, families, groups, and communities in a variety of health care environments.
  7. Demonstrate health promotion and disease prevention interventions at the individual and population level in order to improve population health.
  8. Demonstrate professional behaviors that incorporate legal/ethical responsibility, professional nursing codes/standards, client advocacy, self-reflections, and evaluation to promote professional growth with lifelong learning.
  9. Practice as a baccalaureate nurse generalist with patients across the lifespan and across the continuum, while respecting the variations, complexity, and resources needed for care of patients.