Role Specific Graduate Competencies

Nursing Judgment

Make decisions in practice, substantiated with evidence, that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care and that promote the health of patients within the family and community context.

Professional Identity

Implement one’s role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity,  responsibility, ethical practices and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe quality care for diverse patients within a family and community context.

Spirit of Inquiry

Examine the evidence that underlies clinical nursing practice to challenge the status quo, question underlying, and offer new insights to improve the quality care for patients, families, and communities.

Human Flourishing

Advocate for patients and families in ways that promote their self-determination, integrity, and ongoing growth as human beings.


Nursing Practice Outcomes