Master of Science in Nursing Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Use a holistic perspective in the advanced nursing management of health, illness, and disease states to promote health or well-being and improve the quality of life of patients, families, and groups of patients.
  2. Consult with patient, staff, or other professionals to assist with complex problem solving.
  3. Manage change to influence clinical practice and political processes both within and cross systems.
  4. Empower others to influence clinical practice and political processes both within and across systems.
  5. Work jointly with others to optimize clinical outcomes using authentic engagement and constructive patient, family, system, and population-focused problem-solving.
  6. Employ skillful guidance and education to advance the care of patients, families, groups of patients, and the profession of nursing.
  7. Apply an evidence-based approach in clinical practice and quality improvement.
  8. Act on ethical concerns at the patient, family, health care provider, system, community, and public policy levels.