The School of Nursing master's graduate is prepared to:
- Integrate knowledge from nursing
and related arts and sciences in the design and delivery of patient-centered,
- Apply concepts of organizational and systems leadership to facilitate
coordination of interprofessional care to improve patient and organizational
- Design quality improvement and safety initiatives that enhance system
efficiency and reliability and optimize health outcomes.
- Apply research/best
practice evidence in nursing leadership and practice to enhance care and
improve outcomes of nursing.
- Apply informatics and health care technologies to enhance patient care
and outcomes of nursing practice.
- Use effective communication and collaborative strategies within the
interprofessional team to improve health outcomes.
- Incorporate culturally competent care strategies for prevention,
wellness, and risk reduction for individuals and populations.
- Engage in policy development, fiscal management, and advocacy to improve
- Influence health
outcomes through master's-level nursing practice that emphasizes
patient-centeredness, coordination, and population-focused care.
Expectations for student learning outcomes are clearly articulated in each course and contribute to the achievement of overall program outcomes.