Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes

Middlesex Commuity College Nursing Programmatic Student Learning Outcomes


The ability to minimize the risk of harm, is not listed as a specific competency, rather, it is an overarching concept that is imbedded implicitly or explicitly into every competency. *Safety (S)


 1. Provide safe, holistic, compassionate, and coordinated care to patients, families, and communities across the lifespan.

*Patient-Centered Care (PCC)


2. Use the best current evidence coupled with clinical competence and consideration of patients’ preferences, experience, and values to make practice decisions to provide safe care.

*Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

3. Use advanced technology to analyzeinformation and collaborate in order to make decisions that minimize harm and optimize patient outcomes.

*Informatics and Technology (IT)

4. Analyze data, using resources within their environment, to monitor the outcomes of care processes to provide care that is of optimal quality and value.

*Quality Improvement (QI) System-Based Practice (SBP)


5. Use  leadership skills to influence the behavior of individuals or groups of individuals and to foster team learning and a way that will facilitate the establishment and acquisition/achievement of shared goals.

Leadership (L) *Teamwork and Collaboration (TC)

6. Demonstrate the attributes of professionalism consistent with moral, altruistic, ethical, legal, regulatory, and humanistic principles. Professionalism (P)


7. Interact effectively with patients, families and colleagues, fostering mutual respect and shared decision making, to enhance patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

Communication (C)


*=QSEN Competencies

Last Modified: 7/12/22