Advanced Practice Nursing Program Outcomes
Upon completion of the M.S. in Advanced Practice Nursing program, the graduate will be prepared to:
- Synthesize knowledge from nursing and related disciplines to design, implement, and evaluate health services, educational offerings, program resources, and research.
- Engage in multidisciplinary communication to facilitate intervention systems, scientific inquiry, education, and collaboration/negotiation that will positively influence healthcare outcomes.
- Provide and advocate for compassionate, high-quality, cost-effective, holistic advanced practice nursing care in diverse settings within communities and health systems.
- Use evidence-based intervention and educational strategies to promote, maintain, restore health, or provide end-of-life care.
- Integrate into role implementation the legal principles and the professional and ethical values essential to advanced practice nursing.
- Serve as a leader in advancing healthcare by promoting expert nursing practice and education through collegial relationships.
- Promote practice and education models that are respectful of diversity and pluralism and are based on knowledge of the policies and political issues that influence outcomes of care.
- Develop a personal advanced practice model which incorporates a commitment to lifelong learning and the advancement of the art and science of nursing.
- Engage in the development of contemporary nursing strategies and models which reflect emerging nursing practice.