Graduates of the Master of Science in Nursing Program will be prepared to:
- Integrate knowledge from nursing and the natural and behavioral sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
- Apply critical decision making, and leadership strategies to promote high quality safe patient care emphasizing ethical principles in a spirit of Christian maturity.
- Demonstrate how quality improvement methods and best evidence are utilized to improve quality of clinical practice.
- Translate and integrate best current evidence within the practice setting to improve patient outcomes and quality of care.
- Utilize information systems and patient care technologies in a legal and ethical manner to support health literacy and safe nursing practice.
- Advocate for policies that lead to improved health outcomes for populations and improvement of the quality of the health care system.
- Communicate effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering mutual respect and shared decision-making to achieve safe, quality patient centered care.
- Apply best evidence in client-centered culturally appropriate prevention and population care services to individuals and communities.
- Translate, integrate, and apply knowledge to improve patient outcomes and excellence in advanced nursing practice.