What You'll Learn
At Capella, we give you the tools, knowledge and support to help you
measure and maximize your degree outcomes.
Learning You Can See
In addition to grades and ongoing feedback from your instructors,
you will be able to visualize your progress in each of your courses.
Use this one-of-a-kind tool to know where you stand after each
assignment and see where you might need extra help in your courses.
Your Degree Outcomes
This degree is aligned with external
professional standards to help you obtain the relevant expertise
to advance your career. Becoming proficient in these outcomes will
allow you to meet the demands of your field.
By the successful completion of your degree program, you will have
gained the following skills and knowledge:
- Conduct comprehensive and focused assessments of health and
illness parameters in individuals, groups, and vulnerable
- Incorporate concepts of patient safety, clinical
management, and quality improvement to improve patient
- Incorporate evidence-based practice interventions
(e.g., information systems, patient care technologies) as
appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients
promoting health across the lifespan.
- Understand the scope
and role of policy, finance, and regulatory environments in
relationship to individual and population outcomes.
- Communicate effectively with all members of the health care
team, including interdepartmental and interdisciplinary
collaboration for quality outcomes.
- Apply knowledge of
organizational behavior, nursing theory, and systems (micro and
macro) as appropriate for the scope and role of one's own
- Apply and incorporate a basic understanding of the
concepts of health promotion and disease as a means of improving
health at the individual, population, and community level.
- Incorporate a holistic, caring, culturally appropriate nursing
approach that contributes to the wellness and the health of
individuals, groups, and vulnerable populations.
- Incorporate the qualities, skills, behaviors, and knowledge
required to function as a patient advocate, practice high quality
care, assess and evaluate patient outcomes, and provide leadership
in improving care.
- Integrate a holistic approach to local,
regional, national, and global dynamics in nursing and health care
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com