MSN Graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the art and science of advanced professional educator and clinical roles employing interdisciplinary findings to apply holistic, integrative nursing principles and Christian values across diverse settings. 

  2. Analyze complex systems and groups through leadership skills, interdisciplinary teamwork, and intentional relationship awareness to enhance effectiveness and build resiliency. 

  3. Evaluate quality and safety of personal professional practice as well as the organizational structures and processes in which he/she works using a variety of tools and measures to improve function.

  4. Model critical thinking and clinical reasoning to engage in full Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP), evaluating and applying evidence from all relevant and credible sources to solve problems and facilitate change. 

  5. Assess patient care and communication technologies to enhance safety, quality, and the humanistic mandates of academic and healthcare environments. 

  6. Intervene at systems levels to influence policy and advocate for strategies to improve education, health, and healthcare delivery.

  7. Communicate at high levels of effectiveness using interprofessional collaborative skills, mindfulness, listening, nonverbal/verbal, written, and technological skills.

  8. Integrate and apply client-centered, culturally congruent concepts in planning, delivery, management, evaluation, and the teaching of evidence-informed prevention and population health with diverse groups across the lifespan.

  9. Practice as a clinician and educator who embrace mind-body-spirit wholeness of self and others and engages in mindful self-reflection, personal growth, self-care, and lifelong learning in order to (through teaching and practice) influence health outcomes in self and others.