Program Outcomes


Graduates of the UMW BSN Completion Program are prepared to:

  1. Examine the concepts of professionalism and fundamental beliefs to nursing, which include the inherent values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, social justice and ethics.
  2. Create intra- and inter-professional partnerships, characterized by teamwork, collaboration, and oral and written communication to deliver high-quality, safe patient care.
  3. Evaluate healthcare policy and finance and regulatory practices to influence the allocation of health resources in order to reduce health disparities.
  4. Utilize the nursing process when practicing caring, competent, holistic, and patient-centered nursing care with individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations from diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings across the lifespan.
  5. Evaluate nursing research to determine best practices and translate current evidence into professional nursing practice.
  6. Formulate plans of care which promote health and prevent disease for individuals, families, groups, populations, and communities in complex situations.
  7. Synthesize a liberal arts education, knowledge of nursing science, and critical thinking skills to support inter-professional partnerships which focus on health promotion and disease prevention.
  8. Compare and contrast leadership knowledge, skills, and attitudes to promoting safe, high-quality care with a focus on continued evaluation and improvement within a variety of health care settings.
  9. Utilize information management knowledge and skills by employing technology and information systems to create safe patient care and enhanced decision-making in a variety of health care settings.