MC4: Global Awareness, Perspectives, and Ethics: The concept of global citizenship is introduced to baccalaureate students in the foundational curriculum. Some courses will focus on the human experience across the world health continuum. The World Health Organization (WHO) definitions of health, health disparities, and determinants of health are foundational to nursing practice. MC5: Leadership: Students will apply a Christian worldview within a global society and examine ethical issues from the framework of a clearly articulated system of professional values. Students will engage in discussion of values-based decisions made from a Christian perspective. B. Domains and Competencies How does this Individual Success Plan support the Program Domains and Competencies? Domain 1: Professional Role Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s RN-BSN program will be able to incorporate professional values to advance the nursing profession through leadership skills, political involvement, and life-long learning. Competencies: 1.1: Exemplify professionalism in diverse health care settings. 1.2: Manage patient care within the changing environment of the health care system. 1.3: Exercise professional nursing leadership and management roles in the promotion of patient safety and quality care.
1.4: Participate in health care policy development to influence nursing practice and health care. 1.5: Advocate for autonomy and social justice for individuals and diverse populations. Domain 2: Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s RN-BSN program will have acquired a body of nursing knowledge built on a theoretical foundation of liberal arts, science, and nursing concepts that will guide professional practice. Competencies: 2.1: Incorporate liberal arts and science studies into nursing knowledge. 2.2: Comprehend nursing concepts and health theories. 2.3: Understand and value the processes of critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and decision making. Domain 3: Nursing Practice Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s RN-BSN program will be able to utilize the nursing process to provide safe quality care based on nursing best practices. Competencies: 3.1: Utilize the nursing process to provide safe and effective care for patients across the health-illness continuum: promoting, maintaining, and restoring health; preventing disease; and facilitating a peaceful death. 3.2: Implement patient care decisions based on evidence-based practice. 3.3: Provide individualized education to diverse patient populations in a variety of health care settings. 3.4: Demonstrate professional standards of practice. Domain 4: Communication/Informatics Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s RN-BSN program will be able to manage information and technology to provide safe quality care in a variety of settings. In addition, graduates will be able to communicate therapeutically and professionally to produce positive working relationships with patients and health care team members.
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- Nursing, MC1s-MC