Chatham University

BSN to DNP (BSN-DNP) Learning Outcomes

MSN Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate scientific findings from nursing and other fields for continual improvement of nursing care.
  2. Synthesize organizational and systems leadership principles to promote high quality and safe patient care.
  3. Implement methods and tools of QI principles to promote high quality and safe patient care.
  4. Critique EB literature with a basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative research to guide decision-making.
  5. Analyze current and emerging trends and technologies to support quality health care.
  6. 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.
  7. Construct effective communication strategies for working effectively in teams and collaboratively with other health care providers.
  8. Design evidence-based and culturally relevant clinical prevention interventions.
  9. Conduct a comprehensive and systematic assessment as a basis for decision-making.
  10. Obtain expertise in the role of educator, informatics and leadership.

DNP Program Outcomes

  1. Apply interprofessional collaboration concepts for improving patient and population health outcomes.
  2. Synthesize nursing research and integration of best practice for change in professional practice based on scientific underpinnings for practice.
  3. Integrates clinical scholarship and analytical methods for evidence-based practice.
  4. Impact health care outcomes through clinical prevention and population health for improving the nation's health.
  5. Integrate nursing science as the basis for the highest level of nursing practice.
  6. Develop and evaluates new practice approaches based on nursing theory and theories borrowed from other disciplines.
  7. Provide clinical nursing change through organizational and systems leadership for quality improvement and systems thinking.
  8. Utilize information systems/technology and patient care technology to improve and transform health care.
  9. Integrate health policy and ethics to improve health care outcomes through advocacy roles.