In this streamlined program — part of Capella's CCNE-accredited* online 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 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 diabetes nursing curriculum incorporates the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing, and includes a hands-on Practice Immersion.
*The MSN 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 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.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online Master 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.