Baccalaureate Nursing Program
The mission of the Grambling State University School of Nursing Baccalaureate Program is to prepare graduates to assume the roles of beginning practitioners of professional nursing.
The graduate competencies are derived from the philosophy of the School of Nursing. Within the framework of the nursing process, the graduate is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
- Utilize appropriate communication techniques with multiple client systems in a variety of settings.
- Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the humanities, and the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences with nursing theory and practice.
- Promote adaptation along the continuum of wellness to illness for multiple client systems throughout the life cycle in a variety of settings.
- Assume various roles of the professional nurse to meet health needs of client systems in a multi-variant and changing society.
- Utilize the teaching/learning process to promote optimal health for multiple client systems.
- Collaborate with other health team members to promote wellness of various client systems.
- Demonstrate professional accountability incorporating legal and ethical aspects in nursing practice.
- Exhibit responsibility for life-long learning to enhance the present and future practice of nursing.
- Demonstrate leadership and management skills within practice settings to improve the quality of health care delivery.
- Evaluate research for the applicability of its findings to nursing practice.