MSN Master of Science in Nursing RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing specialization
In this streamlined program — part of Capella's CCNE-accredited* MSN degree program —you can build advanced skills and knowledge to confront the growing impact of diabetes. With your RN license and previous 135 quarter credits of undergraduate course work, you have an accelerated pathway toward your online Master's in Diabetes Nursing. Expand your knowledge of health care systems and policies, patient education, health promotion, and technology integration. Then explore theories and evidence-based therapeutics to care for the special needs of individuals and vulnerable populations with diabetes and related conditions. The curriculum incorporates both the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice and the Essentials of Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
Specialization outcomes and course competencies in Capella's Diabetes Nursing specialization are aligned with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Competencies for Diabetes Educators in order to prepare students according to the highest standards and best practices for Diabetes Educators.
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*The BSN, MSN, and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation.
With your Master's in Diabetes Nursing from Capella you'll have the ability to perform patient assessment and diagnosis, as well as identify desired outcomes based on evidence and patient input. You'll also learn to formulate, implement, and evaluate a plan of care consistent with the evidence, diagnosis, and desired outcomes. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online Master's in Diabetes Nursing include diabetes nurse specialist, nursing faculty, nurse manager, diabetes nurse educator, diabetes nurse clinician, head nurse or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, community health agency, community or technical college, pharmaceutical company, land-based or online university or hospital-based school of nursing.
Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.
To learn more, call 1.866.933.5955 or email an enrollment counselor.