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Master of Science in Nursing - Case Management

Grantham University

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Description

The Master of Science in Nursing - Case Management at Grantham University are designed to build upon and expand the knowledge and skills a professional registered nurse has developed during baccalaureate nursing education and practice. The MSN in Case Management prepares the professional registered nurse with additional knowledge and clinical expertise in Case Management that builds on baccalaureate nursing education and practice. This program is evidence-based and has been developed according to the Essentials of Master's Education for Nursing from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2009, AACN). Additional knowledge and clinical expertise is developed in areas of leadership and management, human diversity and social issues, health promotion and disease prevention, and research and professional practice related to current trends and issues in today's global society.

This program prepares the professional registered nurse with additional knowledge and clinical expertise in Case Management that builds on baccalaureate nursing education and practice. All MSN students will be required to complete a Major Applied Research Paper (MARP) at the conclusion of their specialization program, as part of their final research seminar.

At the successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize the basic conceptions of Case Management when planning and implementing patient care
  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations
  • Incorporate concepts of advanced health assessment and pathophysiology in making nursing diagnoses and decisions about educational and therapeutic interventions
  • Design nursing care for a clinical or community-based population based on biophysical, psychosocial, and organizational sciences
  • Demonstrate professional and high level communication skills when involved in peer review, advocacy for patients and families, reporting of errors and professional writing
  • Function in a leadership role when collaborating with team(s) to generate knowledge that supports evidence-based practice and improves healthcare outcomes
  • Apply theory and researched-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences in leading the interdisciplinary team to design, coordinate and evaluate the delivery of care

Accreditation Information

Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission

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