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School of Nursing Program Outcomes

Criteria

Pre-Licensure:
The graduate is prepared to...

Master's:
The graduate is prepared to...

DNP:
The graduate is prepared to...

1. Background from liberal arts, sciences, and humanities

Apply the foundation of the liberal arts and sciences to nursing practice.

QSEN Competencies:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential I: Liberal education

Integrate nursing, organizational, and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to improve health outcomes with diverse populations at all levels of care.

QSEN Competencies:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential I: Liberal education

Integrate science from nursing and other disciplines with knowledge from ethics, the biophysical, psychosocial, analytical, and organizational sciences as the basis for the highest level of nursing practice.

QSEN Competencies:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential I: Liberal education

2. Organizational and Systems Leadership

Demonstrate effective communication and apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high-quality nursing care, inter- and intra- professional healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for culturally inclusive care delivery in a variety of settings.

QSEN Competencies:
Teamwork and Collaboration
Essential II: Systems leadership

Integrate leadership skills and decision making in advanced nursing roles in the provision of culturally inclusive, high-quality nursing care, intra- and inter-professional coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery, outcomes and systems care.

QSEN Competencies:
Teamwork and Collaboration
Essential II: Systems leadership

Lead using organizational and systems approaches to create change in culturally inclusive complex healthcare systems.

QSEN Competencies:
Teamwork and Collaboration
Essential II: Systems leadership

3. Quality Improvement and Safety

Integrate concepts of quality and safety within complex systems to deliver safe patient care to individuals, families, , communities, populations, in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.

QSEN Competencies:
Quality Improvement
Essential II: Quality improvement

Design systems to promote transparency and professional accountability to improve health outcomes while integrating information about safety and quality initiatives.

QSEN Competencies:
Quality Improvement
Essential III: Quality improvement

Ensure accountability for quality of health care and patient safety for populations with
whom they work within organizational and systems frameworks.

QSEN Competencies:
Quality Improvement
Essential II: Quality improvement

4. Translating and Integrating Scholarship into Practice

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic elements of the research process and models to apply evidence to clinical practice.

QSEN Competency:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential III: EBP

Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research, and interprofessional perspectives using translational processes to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patients.

QSEN Competency:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential IV: EBP

Use analytic methods to critically appraise existing literature and other evidence to evaluate and create change towards health care outcomes.

QSEN Competency:
Evidence-Based Practice
Essential III: EBP

5. Informatics and Healthcare Technologies

Recognize the role of information technology in improving patient care outcomes and creating a safe care environment.

QSEN Competency:
Informatics
Essential IV: Informatics/technology

Analyze the effectiveness of current and emerging technologies to support a safe practice environment, and to optimize patient safety, cost-effectiveness, and health outcomes.

QSEN Competency:
Informatics
Essential V: Informatics/technology

Demonstrate the conceptual ability and technical skills to develop and execute an evaluation plan involving data extraction, selection, and use of data from practice information systems and databases.

QSEN Competency:
Informatics
Essential IV: Informatics/technology

6. Healthcare Policy and advocacy

Demonstrate foundational knowledge of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments, including local, state, national, and global healthcare trends to improve the above health populations.

QSEN Competency:
Teamwork and collaboration
Essential V: Healthcare policy

Integrate evidence and the nursing perspective with policy makers and stakeholders to advocate for policies that improve health, healthcare, and patient outcomes.

QSEN Competency:
Quality Improvement
Essential VI: Healthcare policy

Develop and critically analyze health policy proposals, health policies, and related issues from the perspective of consumers, nursing, other health professions, and other stakeholders in policy and public forums.

QSEN Competency:
Teamwork and collaboration
Essential V: Healthcare policy

7. Inter-Intra Professional Collaboration

Understand the roles and perspectives of the nursing profession with other care professionals (i.e., scope of discipline, education and licensure requirements) on the collaborative healthcare team.

QSEN Competency:
Teamwork and collaboration
Essential VI:
Interprofessional collaboration

Use effective communication and employ strategies in inter-intra- professional collaboration for design, documentation, coordination, and evaluation of patient-centered care.

QSEN Competency:
Teamwork and collaboration
Essential VII:
Interprofessional collaboration

Employ consultative and leadership skills with intraprofessional and interprofessional teams to create change in health care and complex healthcare delivery systems.

QSEN Competency:
Teamwork and collaboration
Essential VII:
Interprofessional collaboration

8. Ethics

Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct assuming accountability for personal and professional behaviors.

QSEN Competency:
Safety
Essential VIII:
Professionalism/Professional values

Incorporate ethical principles in identifying issues arising from practice, including the use of information and technologies, while engaging patients and other healthcare providers.

QSEN Competency:
Patient Centered Care
Essential IX:
Master's Nursing Practice

Lead advocacy for social justice, equity, cultural congruence and ethical policies within all healthcare arenas.

QSEN Competency:
Patient Centered Care
Essential V:
Health Care Policy

9. Patient-centered care
(Population health across the continuum)

Conduct comprehensive and focused patient-centered physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters for patients, family, and aggregates using developmentally and culturally inclusive approaches to patient care.

QSEN Competency: Safety
Essential VII: Population health

Design patient-centered and culturally inclusive strategies in the delivery of care based on broad ecological, global and social determinants of health; principles of genetics and genomics; and epidemiologic data.

QSEN Competency:
Patient centered care
Essential VIII: Population health

Apply advanced levels of clinical judgment, systems thinking, ethics, and accountability in designing, delivering, and evaluating equitable, and culturally inclusive, evidence-based care to improve patient outcomes.

QSEN Competency: Safety
Essential VII: Population health