MSN Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the MSN graduate is able to:

Contribute to the science of nursing in one’s specialty area of practice by analyzing underlying disparities in knowledge or evidence; formulating research questions; and systematically evaluating the impact on quality and disseminating evidence-based solutions to nursing problems.

Implement one’s advanced nursing role in ways that foster best practices, promote the personal and professional growth of oneself and others, demonstrate leadership, promote positive change in people and systems, and advance the profession.

Synthesize specialty knowledge and skills unique to one’s area of advanced nursing practice to deliver safe, high-quality care to diverse populations in the context of facilitating human flourishing.

Implement one’s advanced nursing role through effective interprofessional collaboration, relationship centered caring, cultural competency, proficiency in a range of communication techniques and individual, population-focused and system-wide thinking so that safe, high-quality care is achieved.

Model excellence as a nursing leader who effects needed change in one’s specialty area of practice and helps shape a preferred future for nursing and healthcare.

Integrate knowledge of socio-cultural-political contexts and determinants of health to improve the health of diverse populations within one’s specialty area of practice.

Use information management skills to synthesize knowledge from nursing and related disciplines in the ethical practice of one’s advanced practice nursing role.

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