Baccalaureate graduates of the Texas A&M College of Nursing will:
- Integrate concepts, models and theories of nursing, the humanities and the natural, psychological, and sociological sciences as the foundation for professional nursing practice.
- Apply concepts and theories as a base for problem solving, decision making and critical reasoning in evidenced based nursing practice.
- Use effective and therapeutic communication in formal and informal interaction with clients, colleagues and other members of the health care team.
- Utilize the nursing process in the holistic care of diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations in various health care settings.
- Apply current standards of professional nursing practice in providing care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
- Utilize leadership and management skills while implementing safety principles to create a safe, caring environment for care delivery.
- Use information management and patient care technology in the delivery of health care.
Participate as a Member of the Profession
- Collaborate with other interprofessional health care team members to provide health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan for individuals, families, groups, communities and populations.
- Modify care and advocate for patients in reflecting current and changing health care systems, health policies and global health care factors.
- Demonstrate ethical accountability and legal responsibility for professional practice.
- Integrate professional nursing values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice in professional nursing practice.
- Demonstrate accountability for lifelong learning and professional growth.