The Nurse Educator program integrates scientific findings, nursing and learning theories, informatics, and technology into the development and evaluation of curricula and educational programs in diverse educational settings. Graduates provide ethical, evidence-based nursing education services for multi-cultural and ethnically diverse students, staff, families, select populations, and communities.
Note: Students who are enrolled in this program solely are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials of Master’s Education
- Integrates scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organizational sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
- Provide advanced, ethical, evidence-based nursing services for multi-cultural and ethnic individuals, families, aggregates, and select populations.
- Apply patient-care and communication technologies to deliver, enhance, integrate, and coordinate care.
- Collaborate with other professionals and members of the community to provide optimal coordinated healthcare to individuals, families, special populations, and communities with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.
- Respect diversity to address complex healthcare needs of persons, including the un-served and under-served, populations, and communities in the role of nurse leader, education, and/or advanced practice nurse.
- Participate in the ethical organization, management, and policy negotiations of healthcare delivery systems to use advocacy strategies to influence health and healthcare.
- Participate in the application of safe patient care and quality healthcare practices.
- Participate in the development of nursing as a science, through the use of theory, research, and scientific processes, while acquiring a foundation for doctoral study.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Nurse Educator certificate, the graduate is able to:
- Synthesize theoretical, scientific, and contemporary clinical knowledge for the assessment and management of both health and illness states.
- Implements clinical reasoning and builds collaborative intra- and interprofessional relationships to provide optimal care to patients.
- Provide patient-centered, quality care to the adult and older adult population within the acute and critical care settings through incorporation of health promotion, health protections, disease prevention and treatment.
- Impart knowledge and individualize therapies through the activities of advocacy, modeling and teaching.
- Applies evidence-based practice designed to improve quality of care and health outcomes by overseeing and directing the delivery of clinical services within an integrated system of healthcare.
|Course Number||Course Title||Number of Credits|
|NURS 760*||Care of Specialized Populations||6|
|NURS 780||Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing||3|
|NURS 781||Instructional Design & Evaluation in Nursing Education||3|
|NURS 782||The Role of Nurse Educator||2|
|NURS 783||Nursing Education Role Practicum||3|
Total Credits/Units: 15
* Graduates of master's or doctorate's in nursing that included an advanced nursing practice theory course(s) with associated clinical practice may transfer in credits to meet this requirement.