Program Mission & Learning Outcomes

Program Mission

The mission of Fisher College RN to BSN Program is to educate qualified associate degree and diploma nurses to serve individuals and communities throughout the life cycle in health promotion and disease management. This Program challenges students to respond to the complex system of health delivery as professional nurses in order to ensure optimum quality and value when providing patient care.  

Program Learning Outcomes

This program will provide students with the opportunity to develop the following competencies:

  • Integrate knowledge situated in nursing practice, health related sciences, and humanities when designing and providing patient-centered care.
  • Manage care to patients across the lifespan in which the dignity, spirituality, cultural context and rights of the individual, family and community are respected.
  • Promote nursing’s obligation to legal, ethical and moral standards in context with changes in health care, health care policy, regulation and financing.
  • Communicate in a manner that fosters respectful and collaborative interdisciplinary decision making, thus enhancing patient satisfaction and health outcomes.
  • Engage in the scholarship of evidence-based practice and research to support high quality health outcomes and safe nursing care.
  • Employ critical thinking, technologic literacy and informatics to communicate, manage information, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
  • Practice clinical prevention and population health based on understanding determinants of health and disease prevention.
  • Apply basic organizational and systems leadership in pursuit of quality patient care across the health-illness continuum.   
  • Value lifelong learning to promote continuous professional development.

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