Prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Overview
Purdue Global’s prelicensure bachelor’s degree in nursing emphasizes professional growth and continuous learning and provides the foundation for progressively higher levels of nursing practice.
Program outcomes promote leadership in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing global health care system:
- Integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge from multiple fields of study, including nursing, the humanities, and the behavioral, mathematical, and biophysical sciences, into a basis for formulating nursing practice decisions.
- Apply the nursing process to the care of patients across the life span and in the continuum of health care environments to promote the achievement of positive patient outcomes.
- Integrate knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to deliver competent, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate care as part of an interdisciplinary team.
- Analyze the impact of power, politics, policy, and financial and regulatory guidelines on health systems.
- Evaluate research for use in nursing practice.
- Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of health care and information technologies in the delivery of nursing care.
- Demonstrate clinical reasoning that reflects ethical, political, legal, and economic values in professional practice.
- Apply effective communication and collaboration skills within the professional role.
- Use evidence-based practice and the nursing process to develop solutions related to health promotion, disease, and injury prevention across the life span.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.