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The School of Nursing, in all locations, will transition in-person nursing classes to remote format on Tuesday, 10/26/21. In-person student clinicals for Tuesday, 10/26, are cancelled in all locations. Students should contact their faculty members with any questions related to classes.
Faculty and staff who would normally work in person should work remotely on Tuesday, 10/26.
Normal operations are expected to resume at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, 10/27/2021

By the time you finish your degree, you’ll have all the tools you need to begin or advance your successful career in nursing:

» Integrate theories and concepts from liberal education into generalist nursing practice.

» Apply leadership concepts, clinical expertise, and decision-making skills in the provision of safe, evidenced-based nursing care.

» Understand the basic elements of the research process and models for applying evidence to clinical practice.

» Analyze health data and research findings, and utilize patient care and information technology to inform the delivery of high-quality, safe care.

» Integrate knowledge of health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments to influence change in the health care system to improve health of diverse populations.

» Communicate effectively with patients and interprofessional health care teams through a variety of verbal and written approaches to optimize health outcomes.

» Provide culturally competent nursing care in health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention and management.

» Engage in ethical and professional practice to promote advocacy, collaboration, and social justice.

» Influence health outcomes through the delivery of comprehensive patient and population care that reflects baccalaureate generalist nursing practice.
» Integrate knowledge from nursing and related arts and sciences in the design and delivery of patient-centered, population-focused care.

» Apply concepts of organizational and systems leadership to facilitate coordination of interprofessional care to improve patient and organizational outcomes.

» Design quality improvement and safety initiatives that enhance system efficiency and reliability and optimize health outcomes.

» Apply research/best practice evidence in nursing leadership and practice to enhance care and improve outcomes of nursing.

» Apply informatics and health care technologies to enhance patient care and outcomes of nursing practice.

» Use effective communication and collaborative strategies within the interprofessional team to improve health outcomes.

» Incorporate culturally competent care strategies for prevention, wellness, and risk reduction for individuals and populations.

» Engage in policy development, fiscal management, and advocacy to improve health outcomes.

» Influence health outcomes through master’s-level nursing practice that emphasizes patient-centeredness, coordination, and population-focused care.
» Integrate scientific underpinnings at the highest level for advanced nursing practice.

» Lead organizations and systems to enhance quality and safety to improve patient, population, and organizational outcomes.

» Lead strategic initiatives to influence public policy and promote value in health care, and improve patient experience and population health.

» Synthesize, implement, evaluate, and disseminate best evidence for advanced nursing practice to optimize organizational and health outcomes.

» Analyze, appraise, and utilize information technology to improve and transform health care delivery at the individual and population level.

» Develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate interdisciplinary models of care that enhance patient and population health outcomes.

» Incorporate epidemiologic principles in evidence-based practice and improvement of population health outcomes.

» Develop, intervene, and evaluate health care and fiscal policy impact on the health of diverse populations.

» Influence individual, population, and organizational outcomes through DNP-level professional practice and leadership.