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Outcomes

Pre-licensure BSN and RN-BSN Student Outcomes

Outcome 1

Articulates a caring philosophy of nursing that incorporates the following:
a) a holistic view of persons, health and environment,
b) significant processes, functions, and responsibilities of professional nursing,
c) Christian approach to nursing (empowerment, reconciliation, partnership, presence, grace, justice, service, agape love, and advocacy).

Outcome 2

Assumes responsibility for own behavior and for continuous intellectual, personal, and professional growth.

Outcome 3

Demonstrates involvement in church, community, political, and professional organizations and activities to promote justice and improve health care.

Outcome 4

Contributes to the professional development of peers and colleagues.

Outcome 5

Uses critical reflection to address health – related concerns and issues.

Outcome 6

Communicates effectively by oral, written and electronic methods

Outcome 7

Collaborates with clients and health team members to promote the health of individuals and groups.

Outcome 8

Utilizes the nursing process to meet the health needs of individuals in groups.

Outcome 9

Utilizes decision-making skills to promote the health of individuals and groups.

Outcome 10

Applies principles of comfort and safety in providing nursing care to individuals and groups.

Outcome 11

Utilizes the teaching learning process to promote the health of individuals and group.

Outcome 12

Utilizes the therapeutic relationship to facilitate the psychosocial and spiritual health of individuals and groups.

Outcome 13

Critique research and utilizes research findings to improve health care.

Outcome 14

Takes initiative to apply principles of change for the improvement of health care delivery.

Outcome 15

Demonstrates leadership in the provision of health care.

MS in Nursing Student Goals and Outcomes

Goal:

The Masters in Nursing at Eastern Mennonite University, with tracks in Leadership and Management and Leadership and School Nursing, prepares nurse leaders to: utilize their skills and knowledge to foster a vision of justice, compassion, humility, love and mercy in their work with all levels of partners within the complex systems in which they lead and serve so that these organizations become safe centers of healing. 

MSN Objectives/Outcomes:

Based on the above goal, EMU Masters in Nursing graduates are prepared to:

  1. Integrate scientific findings from nursing, education, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organizational sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings and populations. (ME-1)
  2. Lead systems and organizations by means of just, culturally competent, ethical and critical decision-making, effective working relationships, and a systems-perspective. (ME-2)
  3. Articulate methods, tools, performance measures, and standards related to quality, and apply quality principles within an organization. (ME-3)
  4. Apply research outcomes within the practice setting, resolve practice problems, work as a change agent, and disseminate results. (ME-4)
  5. Use patient-care technologies to deliver and enhance care and use communication technologies to integrate and coordinate care. (ME-5)
  6. Intervene at the system level through the policy development process and employ advocacy strategies to influence health and health care. (ME-6)
  7. Communicate, collaborate, and consult with other health or other professionals to manage and coordinate care as a member and leader of interprofessional teams. (ME-7)
  8. Apply and integrate broad, organizational, client-centered, just, and culturally appropriate concepts in the planning, delivery, management, and evaluation of evidence-based clinical prevention and population care and services to individuals, families, and aggregates/identified populations. (ME-8)
  9. Integrate an advanced level of understanding of nursing and related sciences into practice, broadly defined as any form of nursing intervention (direct or indirect) that influences healthcare outcomes for individuals, populations, or systems. (ME-9)
  10. Act on a caring philosophy of nursing that incorporates the following:
    1.  A holistic view of persons, health, and environment;
    2. significant processes, functions, and  responsibilities of  professional nursing;
    3. A Christian approach to nursing (empowerment, reconciliation, partnership, presence, grace, justice, service, agape love and advocacy).

Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal:

The Masters in Nursing at Eastern Mennonite University, with concentrations in Leadership and Management and Leadership and School Nursing, prepares nurse leaders to: utilize their skills and knowledge to foster a vision of justice, compassion, humility, love and mercy in their work with all levels of partners within the complex systems in which they lead and serve so that these organizations become safe centers of healing. 

MSN Outcomes:

Based on the above goal, EMU Masters in Nursing program strives to:

  1. Promote the development of a covenantal faculty student relationship that facilitates and promotes personal and professional growth by providing support, honest feedback and consistent challenge.
  2. Provide faculty advising that is respectful, available, and cognizant of individual student needs and capabilities, assists advisees in exploring career goals, and advises accordingly.
  3. Provide learning resources to support effective learning.
  4. Provide a learning community in which students are active participants.
  5. Facilitate an educational process that recruits and retains students with the capacity to become excellent nursing leaders.
  6. Promote a learning environment in which faculty, staff and students are respectful of the diverse beliefs held by the members of the learning community.

Faculty outcomes: all programs

  • Ninety percent of tenure track nursing department faculty will actively participate in a professional organization, or practice in a clinical role, or serve a health-related organization in some other function.
  • Ninety percent of tenure track nursing department faculty will participate in an on-campus committee, outside of the nursing department.
  • Seventy-five percent of tenure track nursing department faculty will participate in scholarly activities as defined by the nursing specific criteria outlined in the department criteria for “Promotion and Contract Review
  • The aggregate mean for the following items (aggregated per program) will be at 4.0 or above: Knowledge of subject matter; Skill in teaching; and Attention to student needs

 

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