The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
UG Nursing BSN

Learning Goals

At the completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of San Francisco, the graduate will:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, utilizing effective written and oral communication, and professional behaviors to foster shared
  • decision-making and accountability among team members for patient care outcomes.
  • Personal growth, responsibility, and accountability
  • Professionalism
  • A passion for justice
  • Personal health and well-being
Positively influence nursing practice and health care environments by promoting
  • Health and wellness
  • Holistic, patient-centered care
  • Patient advocacy
  • A spirit of inquiry and evidence-based practice
  • Safety and quality improvement
  • Cost effective care
  • Emerging technologies balanced with a humanistic approach
  • Professional and ethical decision-making
  • Increased access to care, especially for vulnerable populations
  • Lifelong learning