1. Use clinical reasoning to provide holistic patient-centered care to individuals, families, and groups.
2. Assume accountability for own behavior and nursing practice based upon legal and ethical principles, regulatory guidelines, and professional standards.
3. Manage patient care through effective communication and interdisciplinary collaboration within systems-based practice.
4. Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.
5. Communicate effectively with patients, families, and colleagues, fostering mutual respect and shared decision making, to enhance patient satisfaction and health outcomes.
6. Function effectively within nursing and interdisciplinary teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, shared decision making, and collaboration.
7. Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.
8. Participate in quality improvement initiatives to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
9. Utilize the best current evidence coupled with clinical expertise and consideration of patients’ preferences, experience, and values to make practice decisions.