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Washington State University

MN Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, the master’s graduate will be able to:

  1. Integrate scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, education, quality improvement, and organizational sciences for the continual improvement of population health and health care  across diverse settings and communities
  2. Implement organizational and system leadership skills to promote high quality, safe patient care that emphasizes ethical and critical decision making and effective working relationships within a systems perspective
  3. Articulate multiple elements of quality, including methods, tools, performance measures, and quality standards, and apply these within an organization
  4. Apply research outcomes within the practice setting to resolve practice problems, and work as a change agent to disseminate these results
  5. Use patient-care technologies to deliver and enhance care, including communications technologies to integrate and coordinate care
  6. Intervene at the systems level through policy development, and employ advocacy strategies to influence health and healthcare
  7. Communicate, collaborate, and consult with other healthcare professionals as a member or leader of inter-professional teams to manage and coordinate care
  8. Apply and integrate broad organizational, client-centered culturally appropriate concepts when planning, delivering, managing, and evaluating evidence in clinical prevention and population care, including services to individuals, families, and aggregates/identified populations
  9. Articulate a broadly defined understanding of nursing practice as any form of nursing intervention that influences healthcare at the direct and indirect care levels for individuals, populations, and systems, coupled with an advanced level of understanding of nursing and relevant sciences that is integrated into direct and indirect nursing practice