Graduate Certificates


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Program Objectives

  • Analyze social, economic, ethical, cultural, legal, and political issues influencing nursing practice and health care in a global context.
  • Develop and implement leadership, management, and teaching strategies for the improvement of health and health care quality and safety.
  • Develop practice models of evidence-based nursing practice incorporating nursing research.
  • Influence health and public policy in collaboration with other disciplines to improve systems of care and health of communities.
  • Participate in research and disseminate research findings through presentation and publication.
  • Synthesize advanced knowledge from the sciences, humanities, and nursing theories to support advanced nursing practice.
  • Plan, evaluate and implement the delivery of health care using critical thinking skills in an advanced nursing role.

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