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Nursing, BSN

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome 1 BSN BSN 1: Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice

BSN students apply a solid base of liberal education as the cornerstone for their nursing practice.
Objective 1 BSN students integrate theories and concepts from liberal education into nursing practice.

Outcome 2 BSN BSN 2: Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety

BSN students apply knowledge and skills in leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety to ensure the delivery of high quality health care.
Objective 2 BSN students demonstrate leadership and communication skills to effectively implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
In 2017, the student learning outcome on basic organizational and systems leadership for quality care and patient safety was met through the clinical immersion experience promoting student demonstration of leadership and communication skills to effectively implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team.

2016 Status
Achieved
In 2016, the student learning outcome under basic organizational and systems leadership for quality care and patient safety was met through the clinical immersion experience promoting student demonstration of leadership and communication skills to effectively implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team.

Outcome 3 BSN BSN 3: Scholarship for Evidence Based Practice

BSN students translate current evidence into their own professional nursing practice.
Objective 3 BSN students advocate for the protection of human subjects in the conduct of research.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
In 2017, the student learning outcome under scholarship for evidence-based practice was met through student demonstration of the protection of human subjects in the conduct of research through advocacy.

Outcome 4 BSN BSN 4: Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology

BSN students apply knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology that are critical to the delivery of quality patient care.
Objective 1 BSN students demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice.

Outcome 5 BSN BSN 5: Health Care Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments

BSN students examine how healthcare policies, including financial and regulatory, directly and indirectly influence the nature and functioning of the healthcare system.
Objective 8 BSN students discuss the implications of healthcare policy on issues of access, equity, affordability, and social justice in healthcare delivery.

Outcome 6 BSN BSN 6: Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration for Improving Patient Health Outcomes

BSN students communicate and collaborate among healthcare professionals as a critical part of delivering high quality and safe patient care.
Objective 5 BSN students demonstrate appropriate team-building and collaborative strategies when working with interprofessional teams.

Outcome 7 BSN BSN 7: Clinical Prevention and Population Health

BSN students practice health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level to improve population health.
Objective 7 BSN students collaborate with other healthcare professionals and patients to provide spiritually and culturally appropriate health promotion and disease and injury prevention interventions.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
In 2017, KCON BSN students demonstrated their ability to practice health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level to improve population health through their capstone project (N=198).

2016 Status
Achieved
In 2016, KCON BSN students demonstrated their ability to practice health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level to improve population health through the capstone project promoting collaboration with other healthcare professionals and patients to provide spiritually and culturally appropriate health promotion and disease and injury prevention interventions (N=217).

Outcome 8 BSN BSN 8: Professionalism and Professional Values

BSN students integrate professionalism and the inherent values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice as fundamental to the discipline of nursing.
Objective 1 Objective 12: BSN students prevent unsafe, illegal, or unethical care practices.

Outcome 9 BSN BSN 9: Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice

BSN graduates demonstrate ability to practice with patients, including individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan and across the continuum of healthcare environments.
Objective 3 BSN graduates implement holistic, patient-centered care that reflects an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health-illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
KCON 2017 first time test-taker pass rates were within internal and external benchmark parameters and demonstrated achievement under the student learning outcome titled baccalaureate generalist nursing practice with regard to implementing holistic, patient centered care that.reflected an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health-illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.

2016 Status
Achieved
The new NCLEX-RN test plan was administered in April of 2016. KCON 2016 first time test-taker pass rates were within benchmark parameters established by accrediting bodies and demonstrated achievement under the student learning outcome titled baccalaureate generalist nursing practice with regard to implementing holistic, patient-centered care that reflected an understanding of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health-illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.