Synthesize knowledge from nursing and the physical, biological, behavioral, psychological and social sciences, and the humanities in the practice of professional nursing.
Use critical thinking as the basis for professional nursing practice.
Participate in interdisciplinary teams and community partnerships to meet the health care needs of individuals, families, and communities in a diverse society with particular emphasis on needs of vulnerable populations.
Demonstrate effective verbal, written, and electronic communication in the promotion of culturally appropriate care.
Apply innovative technologies to optimize outcomes for self, clients, and communities.
Demonstrate competency in the performance and evaluation of nursing techniques and skills.
Incorporate ethical, cultural and legal principles as professional values in the practice of professional nursing.
Use the principles of teaching and learning to promote, maintain, and restore health, and prevent illnesses with individuals, families and communities.
Apply theories and principles of leadership and management to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to promote and maintain quality health care for individuals, families and communities.
Participate in efforts to influence health systems policy on behalf of patients and the profession.
Use research in the exploration of health problems and the implementation of evidence based practice.
Assume responsibility for lifelong learning and plan for professional career development.