Florida State University, College of Nursing educates clinicians, leaders, scholars, and advanced practitioners who can enhance the quality of life for people of all cultures, economic levels, and geographic locations. The CON integrates the liberal arts and sciences with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for lifelong learning, personal responsibility, and sustained achievement in the nursing profession and the communities in which our graduates reside.
The graduate of the FSU College of Nursing’s Baccalaureate program is a reflective practitioner who is able to:
- Integrate knowledge, skills, and values from liberal studies with nursing science to provide safe, effective nursing care;
- Use basic organizational and leadership skills to facilitate high quality nursing care;
- Demonstrate beginning scholarship and analytical methods for evidence based nursing practice;
- Use healthcare technology to provide safe and effective patient care;
- Identify the impact of healthcare policy, economics, and regulatory environments on the delivery of patient care and nursing practice;
- Use communication and collaboration skills across disciplines and settings to optimize patient outcomes;
- Apply knowledge of disease prevention and health promotion for all populations across the life span;
- Demonstrate professionalism; and
- Demonstrate compassionate nursing care based on equity and cultural sensitivity.