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MSN Student Outcomes

Graduates of the MSN program will be able to:

  • Assumes accountability for healthcare outcomes for a specific group of clients within a unit or
  • setting recognizing the influence of the meso- and macrosystems on the microsystem.
  • Assimilates and applies research-based information to design, implement, and evaluate client plans of care.
  • Uses appropriate teaching/learning principles and strategies, as well as current information, materials, and technologies to facilitate the learning of clients, groups, and other  health care professionals.
  • Effects change through advocacy for the profession, interdisciplinary health care team, and the client.
  • Communicates effectively to achieve quality client outcomes and integration of care for a cohort of clients.
  • Synthesizes data, information, and knowledge to evaluate and achieve optimal client and care environment outcomes.
  • Uses information systems and technology at the point of care to improve health care outcomes.
  • Properly delegates and uses the nursing team resources (human and fiscal) and serves as a leader and partner in the interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Identifies clinical and cost outcomes that improve safety, effectiveness, timeliness, efficiency, quality, and the degree to which they are client -centered.
  • Participates in systems review to critically evaluate and anticipate risks to client safety to improve quality of client care delivery.
  • Actively pursues new knowledge and skills as the CNL role, needs of clients, and the health care system evolve.