Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Master's Level Outcomes----

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Nursing Program, graduates will have the requisite skills and knowledge to accomplish the following:

Clinical Practice

1. Provide evidence-based care integrating holistic perspectives and ethical factors at the advanced practice level specific to the specialty area.

  • Employ appropriate methods/strategies/technologies to gather relevant data from multiple sources.
  • Analyze and synthesize data to identify and prioritize problems.
  • Develop and implement management plans using best available evidence, and evaluate outcomes and modify management plans.

2. Engage in scholarship.

3. Critically evaluate clinical evidence from multiple sources (such as current literature, clinical, and patient) to derive implications for best practices.

4. Identify clinical challenges and gaps in knowledge, and participate in scholarship to improve health care.

5. Apply clinical scholarship to improve outcomes in health care.

Leadership

1. Provide professional advanced practice nursing/midwifery leadership to improve patient outcomes and shape health care systems.

2. Demonstrate professionalism and integrity in interactions with patients, colleagues, and systems.

3. Collaborate with colleagues and patients to improve access to and quality of health care.

4. Act as a catalyst for assuring access to timely quality health care for all people irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, or social status.

Scholarship

1. Engage in scholarship.

2. Critically evaluate clinical evidence from multiple sources (such as current literature, clinical, and patient) to derive implications for best practices.

3. Identify clinical challenges and gaps in knowledge, and participate in scholarship to improve health care.

4. Apply clinical scholarship to improve outcomes in health care.