Graduate Program Outcomes and Purposes:
- Prepare caring and competent advanced practice nurses who espouse holistic perspectives
- Who provide dynamic leadership in patient care, education and or leadership and administration for an ever changing health care delivery system
- Who function as strategic change agents and creative problem solvers in a challenging profession and health care environment.
- Provide a foundation for doctoral study and life-long learning
- Emphasize ethical practice and service as an integral part of living.
Each year, faculty evaluate the student outcomes of each program. This includes:
- Program Completion Rates
- Benchmark >70%
- Actual 2020-21: 90%
- Certification Pass Rates – > 80%
- Employment Rates of Graduates
- Benchmark > 70%
- Actual 2020-21: 100% of students employed
- Student Satisfaction with the overall learning as exhibited in course evaluations and survey completed at graduation via a national benchmarking survey
- Benchmark: ≥5.5 on a 7.0 scale
- Actual 2020-21: 6.5
- Student attainment of Program Outcomes through evaluation of assignments: Met
- Student Satisfaction with Support Services (ITS, Learning Center and Library)
- Benchmark: ≥5.5 on a 7.0 scale
- Actual 2020-2021: Met
Student Program Learning Outcomes are measured by annually evaluating
- Student performance on assignments that demonstrate that they meet the program specific student learning outcomes,
- national benchmarking data or standardized exams (when available) and
- the students perceptions of meeting the standards through an anonymous survey (SkyFactor) and individual course evaluations
Graduate Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Integrates, translates, and applies nursing knowledge, ways of knowing and knowledge from other disciplines to distinguish the profession of nursing and form a basis for clinical judgment and innovation in nursing practice.
- Provides developmentally appropriate whole person, evidence-based care that is respectful, compassionate and recognizes preferences, values, diverse needs, and resources through patient centered team based care that is informed by a Christian worldview acknowledging that the patient is the full partner and the source of control in team-based care.
- Engages in partnership with the interprofessional team and community resources to support and improve equitable, positive population health outcomes locally, regionally and globally.
- Synthesizes, translates, applies, and disseminates research and evidence with the goal to improve care outcomes and transform health care
- Employs established and emerging safety principles and improvement science to oversee and provide safe, effective, equitable, whole person care and ensure a culture of provider workplace safety.
- Intentionally works together across professions and with care team members, patients, families, and communities to optimize care, enhance the healthcare experience, improve outcomes and reduce costs.
- Effectively responds to and leads within complex healthcare systems, considers current trends and resources, and addresses complex healthcare problems in order to ensure safe, quality care across healthcare settings.
- Uses information and communication technologies, and informatics processes to manage and improve the delivery of health care services in accordance with best practices, professional standards, and regulatory standards.
- Practices with accountability and integrity to cultivate a professional nursing identity reflecting nursing characteristics and values.
- Participates in activities and self-reflection that fosters personal health, resilience, and well-being, lifelong learning and the acquisition of nursing expertise and leadership skills.
Nursing Leadership & Administration, M.S. - The Master's in Nursing Leadership & Administration is based on nursing science with a significant focus on the business aspects of health care, evidence-based practice, and the latest technological advances to develop your leadership expertise and knowledge. Working RN's can complete this degree in just 20 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
RN to M.S. in Nursing - If you have a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than nursing, an associate degree in nursing, and are working as a R.N. (a minimum of 20 hours per week), then this completely online RN to MS in Nursing Program is designed for you!
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