Can critically analyze existing data and evidence for improving advanced nursing practice and patient care.
Can integrate knowledge from the humanities and sciences in providing primary care to clients across the lifespan.
Can use and translate current research and other forms of knowledge to improve patient care.
Can create interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration with multiple stakeholders (clients, communities) in providing primary care.
Can communicate clearly and effectively both in oral and written formats.
Can evaluate how organizational structures, care processes, financing, marketing and policy decisions impact the quality of care provided to clients across the lifespan.
Understands the importance of life-long learning as a health care provider in primary care.
Trained for graduate-level investigative skills to conduct clinical investigations in the practice settings to improve patient outcomes.
Technological and Information Literacy
Can integrate appropriate technologies such as use of appropriate applications in the management of acute and chronic conditions across the lifespan.
Trained in the use of electronic medical records and the proper use of ICD-10 and CPT coding in making appropriate insurance claims.
Advocates for ethical policies that promote access, equity, quality and affordability of care.
Health Care Delivery
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team in the planning for transitions across the continuum of care.
Apply ethical principles in finding sound solutions pertaining to complex issues in patient care.
Functions as an independent family nurse practitioner within the scope of practice designated by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Provides a full spectrum of health care services including health promotion, disease prevention, health protection, anticipatory guidance, counseling, disease management, palliative and end-of-life care.
MSN- Nursing Administration
Communication and Relationship Building
Develop oral and written presentation skills for a diverse audience on matters pertaining to nursing, health care, and organizational issues.
Can apply learned principles on conflict management and resolution at the healthcare workplace.
Knowledge of the healthcare environment
Understands that written organization clinical policies and processes and procedures are reviewed and updated in accordance with evidence-based practice.
Understands the importance of ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies such as Joint Commission, CMS and state's board of nursing.
Can critically analyze organizational issues after review of evidence.
Can articulate business models of health care organizations and fundamental concepts of economics.
Can educate patient care team members on financial implications of patient care decisions.
Can manage financial resources by developing business plans.