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Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Education Program (WOCNEP)
School Nurse Certificate/M.S.N. School Health Services
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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 School of Nursing-Camden Programs School Nurse Certificate/M.S.N. School Health Services Program Objectives  

Program Objectives

At the completion of the School Nurse Certificate/MSN School Health Services Program the student will be able to:

1.      utilize research and evidence-based models that enhance the practice of school nursing in the school community and school health office;

2.      develop their role as school nurses with a commitment to holistic evidence-based care that meets the needs of students, families, and the community, aligning with the Rutgers University-Camden School of Nursing core values of social justice, respect, rigor, and resilience;

3.      evaluate the impact of the social determinants of health on student learning to determine the needs of students that enhance quality health outcomes and academic success;  

4.      integrate nursing knowledge, ethical principles, and evidenced-based practice in school nursing that reflects the pursuit of knowledge, culture competence, and the holistic care of the student;

5.      utilize population health theory to sustain a healthy school community;

6.      participate in the process of health policy development and building a culture of health for continued improvement of their schools and communities; and

7.      engage in lifelong learning and professional development to enhance their leadership skills and maintain their school nursing practice skills.

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