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  School of Nursing 2021-2023 Master of Science in Nursing Programs Program Outcomes  

Program Outcomes


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, population-focused care.
  • Apply concepts of organizational and systems leadership to facilitate coordination of interprofessional care to improve patient and organizational outcomes.
  • 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 health outcomes.
  • 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.
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