Learning Outcomes | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

RN to MSN (RN-MSN) Learning Outcomes

BSN Program Outcomes

  1. Synthesize knowledge from nursing and other related disciplines in acquisition and application of nursing knowledge, competencies, and values for professional practice.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge for nursing leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety in order to provide high quality care.
  3. Integrate evidence-based findings into professional nursing practice.
  4. Apply skills related to information management and patient care technology in order to deliver quality patient care.
  5. Comprehend the influence of healthcare policies and finance on healthcare system operations.
  6. Utilize interprofessional collaboration and communication with other health team members in planning, coordinating, providing, and evaluating care.
  7. Apply concepts of clinical prevention and health promotion to individuals, families, and communities in a global society.
  8. Provide professional, culturally competent, and ethically congruent care that reflects dignity and uniqueness of individuals and groups in diverse global populations.
  9. Utilize the nursing process and health care resources in the protection, promotion, and optimization of health in care of individuals, families, and communities across the lifespan.

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.