Act as an evolving scholar who contributes to the development of the science of nursing practice by identifying questions in need of study, critiquing published research, and using available evidence as a foundation to propose creative, innovative or evidence-based solutions to clinical practice problems.
Express one's identity as a nurse through actions that reflect integrity; a commitment to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe, quality care for diverse patients, families, and communities; and a willingness to provide leadership in improving care and in promoting personal and professional growth in self and others.
Make judgments in practice that synthesize nursing science and knowledge from other disciplines to provide safe, quality care; promote the health of diverse patients, families, and communities; and assist them to progress toward fulfillment of human capability continually.
Use necessary negotiation, conflict resolution, team building, leadership, and communication skills to engage in positive working relationships within an interprofessional healthcare team and contribute a unique nursing perspective to care delivery.
Apply leadership concepts and skills to provide high-quality nursing care, health care team coordination and oversight, and accountability for care delivery in various settings.
Provide care that considers socio-cultural-political determinants of health, illness, and disease; promote health and human flourishing; and address health disparities in vulnerable populations, locally and globally.
Integrate information from multiple sources judged to be relevant and reliable in planning, delivering, and evaluating care with particular attention to nurse-sensitive quality indicators and national benchmarks.