Contact Nursing

Co-Chairs:
Dr. Char Smith, Junior Level
Email: cmsmith@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3877

Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Senior Level
Email: cnelson-tuttle@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 899-3738

Traditional Nursing B.S. Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, the graduate will be prepared to:

  • Integrate the liberal arts and sciences and nursing courses to promote holistic outcomes for clients.
  • Support interprofessional communication and collaboration for improving client health outcomes.
  • Advocate for clients and support their right to safe, compassionate, and holistic nursing care.
  • Integrate critical thinking and decision-making throughout the nursing process to improve the care of clients.
  • Practice as a responsible member of the nursing profession reflecting current standards of practice including ethical and legal accountability.
  • Apply basic organizational and systems leadership for quality care and patient safety in the provision and management of health care.
  • Practice patient-centered care respectfully and nonjudgmentally with diverse populations of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Engage in ongoing, self-directed learning, self-evaluation, and goal setting throughout their nursing career.
  • Engage in the scholarship of evidence-based practice and research to support high quality health outcomes and safe nursing care.
  • Promote clinical prevention and population health based on an understanding of global health care issues.
  • Use information management systems and apply patient care technologies for clinical decision-making.

Nursing Alumni Spotlight

Shalonda Lester

Shalonda Lester '13

R.N., Highland Hospital

“My Fisher education has been one of the best experiences of my life and has prepared me for so much. I have gotten many offers and compliments before people even meet me when they find out that I am a Fisher grad.”

Learn more about Shalonda Lester.


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