- Adult-Gerontology NP
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
Graduates will demonstrate the ability to:
- Integrate nursing science with knowledge of ethics, biophysical, psychosocial, analytical and organizational science as a basis for practice and inquiry.
- Lead systems level quality improvement and safety initiatives to enhance patient outcomes.
- Evaluate evidence-based processes that address practice patterns and healthcare organizations in order to promote safe, equitable, and patient-centered care.
- Apply relevant evidence-based findings to develop practice guidelines that improve population health, the practice environment and promote safe, equitable and patient-centered care.
- Integrate technology and information systems with advanced nursing practice to improve patient care and outcomes.
- Demonstrate expertise in the analysis, formulation, and implementation process of healthcare policy.
- Collaborate effectively as a member and leader of interprofessional teams.
- Employ clinical prevention and health promotion strategies to improve population health with an emphasis on rural, diverse and vulnerable populations.
- Demonstrate advanced levels of nursing practice, clinical judgment and accountability to deliver optimal patient care with an emphasis on rural communities.
Nurse Anesthesia Program Objectives
In addition to the DNP outcomes, Nurse Anesthesia Program graduates will demonstrate the ability to:
- Formulate an individualized, physiologically sound, evidence based and culturally competent anesthesia plan of care for patients from diverse populations across the lifespan, while taking into account the surgical procedures and comorbid conditions.
- Implement a formulated anesthesia plan of care in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner to ensure the best possible patient outcome.
- Analyze physiologic responses to the anesthetic and implement scientifically sound interventions.
- Evaluate nurse anesthesia care to positively impact patient outcomes, reduce complications, and improve the safety and quality of nurse anesthesia care.
- Demonstrate the highest legal, ethical, and practice standards for nurse anesthesia while accepting responsibility and accountability for one’s own actions as a healthcare professional.
- Demonstrate personal and professional excellence by working to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia and recognizing the importance of remaining a life-long learner.