To educate clinicians, leaders, scholars, and advanced practitioners who will transform nursing through collaborative care and multi-faceted health care settings, while enhancing the quality of life for people of all cultures, economic levels and geographic locations.
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.