Learning Outcomes | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program the student will:

  • Integrate scientific findings from nursing and other fields for continual improvement of nursing care.
  • Synthesize organizational and systems leadership principles to promote high quality and safe patient care.
  • Implement quality improvement principles to promote high quality and safe patient care.
  • Critique evidence with an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research to guide decision-making.
  • Analyze current and emerging trends & technologies to support quality health care.
  • Construct effective communication strategies for working effectively in teams and collaboratively with other health care providers.
  • Analyze and synthesize innovative approaches to complex issues in health care delivery at the local, state and national level based on understanding of health policy and principles of advocacy.
  • Design evidence-based and culturally relevant clinical prevention interventions.
  • Conduct a comprehensive and systematic physical assessment as a basis for decision-making.
  • Advance nursing practice through education, informatics, or leadership utilizing didactic and experiential learning.