College Of Nursing And Health Innovation

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Arizona State University (ASU) College of Nursing & Health Innovation’s (CON) undergraduate program has ten undergraduate program completion outcomes. ASU’s outcomes are brief but concise reflecting the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP) recommendations, nursing courses and the mission statement. The language utilized in the outcomes appropriately describes student behaviors and describe learning outcomes not processes (UCONN, n.d.). According to Davenport, Spath, and Blauvelt (2009) . Overall the outcomes were well written with a few suggestions to make the statements stronger by using Bloom’s Taxonomy verbs. The undergraduate program completion outcomes were provided by (B.EEEEEE, personal communication, August 12, 2015).…show more content…
The student will also utilize intellectual skills through analysis, research, and reasoning and communicating their findings (Degree Qualifications Profile, n.d.). The learning outcome indirectly reflects the ASU mission by indicating that ASU is a global center for interdisciplinary research and the expectation is that the students are involved as they grow in their field of practice. The courses the student will take in order to accomplish this outcome will occur throughout the nursing program, but the student will start to see the results when they start clinical rotations in their third and fourth years. Outcome 2: Design and deliver comprehensive therapeutic nursing care in partnership with individuals, families, groups, and communities, including those who are culturally diverse and/or vulnerable and at risk for health disparities. The verb “design” falls within Bloom’s create column, however the verb “deliver” even though a verb is not concise enough for an outcome (Stanny, n.d.). The recommendation would be to use “illustrate or produce” in place of the word “deliver”. This outcome fits well under the DPQ: civic and global learning, encouraging the students to integrate their knowledge and skills not only locally, but on national and global levels as well (Degree Qualifications Profile, n.d.). The outcome directly aligns with the mission by adopting
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