Graduates in this degree program will be able to:
- Improve performance in the professional nursing role by developing leadership, management, and communication skills to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities.
- Enhance communication and collaboration with patients, families and members of healthcare teams to achieve effective and efficient coordination of care.
- Utilize evidence and leadership principles to promote a culture of safety and achieve outcomes that are grounded in institutional values and professional ethics.
- Develop competence with available technologies to access critical information, network with other professionals, and facilitate optimal patient care.
- Apply scientific principles and the nursing process to evaluate responses to therapies and changes in patient stability.
- Integrate knowledge of human and organizational behavior to lead teams and promote cultures of safety.
- Analyze the impact of financial, regulatory, and political decisions on local, national and global health outcomes.
- Integrate knowledge of ethical, socioeconomic, and cultural factors to decrease health disparities and advocate for vulnerable populations.
- Value lifelong learning and participation in professional networks to promote & shape the profession of nursing.