MSN Program Outcomes
Faculty within Emmanuel College’s Wilkens School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences affirms as organizing foundational components Beliefs, Professional Role, Knowing and Caring.
Integrates personal and professional values, which stem from spiritual, moral-ethical, social and cultural tenets, traditions and practices that guide professional practice.
Synthesize spiritual, moral, and ethical reflection, values clarification, and discerning leadership into a personal philosophy of nursing for the role of nurse educator or manager/administrator to effect positive outcomes for vulnerable populations within the context of their environments.
Synthesizes nursing's historical roots with state-of-the-art knowledge and skills for the purpose of advocating for health and wellness locally and globally. The role requires individual empowerment, interprofessional collaboration, leadership, consultative skills, and accountability to society and peers.
Assume accountability for the use of leadership, management, teaching, interprofessional collaboration, consultation, health policy analysis, quality improvement, advanced clinical skills and responsible citizenship to advocate for high quality health promotion and systems of care.
Analyzes and synthesizes through the process of scholarly inquiry the body of knowledge used in the discipline of nursing. Knowing requires the use of reflection, critical thinking, ethical analysis and collaboration in the engagement of scholarly nursing practice.
Practice as an expert professional nurse in a role that synthesizes scholarly inquiry in nursing and other disciplines, research, and clinical knowledge within a theoretical and conceptual framework.
Incorporates the culture of nursing into a relationship between the caregiver and individuals, families, and communities locally and globally resulting in the achievement of mutually desired outcomes on the health/illness continuum. Caring requires an intentional process that uses respect, connection, competency, empathy and advocacy as linkages with the requirements of knowing.
Design, implement, evaluate and improve nursing practice, education and administration/management that integrates caring concepts into therapeutic relationships with vulnerable populations locally and globally.