Graduates of the University of Central Arkansas’ MSN program will be able to:
- Engage in advanced nursing practice based on the integration of nursing science, related sciences and humanities, current evidence, clinical experience, and ethical principles.
- Provide leadership in practice and education to improve healthcare quality, safety, and patient outcomes.
- Use health information systems and technology to support lifelong learning, ensure safe practice environments, optimize healthcare outcomes and promote patient self-management.
- Participate in policy and regulatory processes to improve the healthcare delivery system, the health of the public, and the profession of nursing.
- Collaborate to improve systems of care, and to optimize patient and population health outcomes.
- Design and apply culturally responsive, patient-centered, evidence-based activities for population health improvement.
- Use translational science to generate meaningful evidence for nursing practice. Incorporate an evolving personal nursing philosophy based on professional nursing standards, practice accountability, and life-long learning.