Learning Outcomes

The MSN Program

Key: P = Professionalism, T = Teamwork & Collaboration, PCC = Patient Centered Care, EBP = Evidence-Based Practice, S = Safety, QI = Quality Improvement, I = Informatics

The MSN program builds upon a foundation of a baccalaureate nursing education. The outcomes of the graduate program are as follows:

THINKING CRITICALLY:

  • uses clinical reasoning to apply evidence-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences as the foundation for practice.    (P/EBP)
  • participates in research and uses evidence that focuses on the effectiveness of quality and safety interventions.   (EBP/PCC)

 

COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY:

  • communicates confidently and effectively within an interdisciplinary health care system.  (T)
  • uses information technologies for decision analyses and to improve quality. (I /QI)

 

UNDERSTANDING CONTEXT:

  • uses decision models, risk analysis tools and other available resources to monitor, manage, and effect changes in the environment and health care system.  (S)

 

APPRECIATING AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE:

  • defines, designs, and implements compassionate and creative strategies to deliver culturally responsive health care.  (PCC)

 

DEFINING A PERSONAL IDENTITY:

  • adopts a leadership role while collaborating within an interdisciplinary professional environment.  (T/P)
  • articulates the importance of graduate nursing education to policymakers, health care providers, and consumers.   (P)

 

EXAMINING VALUE SYSTEMS:

  • advocates for patient populations, and communicates patients' values, preferences and needs to others.  (PCC)
  • contributes to the nursing profession in light of one's personal value systems. (P)

 

ADAPTING AND INNOVATING:

  • contributes to the effective use of patient care technologies and information and communication systems to mitigate error and support patient-centered care.  (I/S/PCC)
  • Articulates the understanding of regulatory, legislative, and public policy that promotes and preserves health.  (P/QI)

 
Video: Judy Dynan '11 - MSN Program

Judy Dynan '11 discusses the advantages of the MSN Program cohort model.

Video: Barbara Healey '11 - MSN Program

Barbara Healey '11 discusses her experience in the Curry Master of Science in Nursing Program

Re-Accreditation Announcement
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Curry College Division of Nursing will host the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for an on-site re-accreditation visit for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program on September 22-24, 2014.  Learn More.

 
 
 

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