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Degree Outcomes Care Coordination

Master of Science in Nursing

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.

Competency Map Example

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 skills and knowledge to:

Program Outcomes

  • Evaluate the best available evidence for use in clinical and organizational decision-making
  • Lead organizational change to improve the experience of care, population health, and professional work life while decreasing cost of care
  • Apply quality improvement methods to impact patient, population, and systems outcomes
  • Design patient- and population-centered care to improve health outcomes
  • Integrate interprofessional care to improve safety and quality, and decrease cost of care
  • Evaluate the ability of existing and emerging information, communication, and healthcare technologies to improve safety and quality, and decrease cost of care
  • Defend health policy that improves the experience of care, population health, and professional work life while decreasing cost of care

Specialization Outcomes

  • Apply care management structures based on accredited national health standards as determined through research and recognized evidence-based outcomes.
  • Evaluate nursing informatics and health care informatics in the practice of care coordination and its influence on the development of health care policy.
  • Apply professional legal and ethical standards in nursing care coordination.
  • Implement principles of nursing leadership in team based care coordination, and foster methods to promote client-centered care and professional nursing practice.
  • Integrate technology with clinical nursing practice, social determinant structures, population management, education, and community based health.
  • Apply literate, fluent and culturally competent behaviors as appropriate within diverse populations.
  • Apply evidence-based rationale in selecting national guidelines in care coordination structures for health promotion, disease management and disease prevention.
  • Apply information technology best practices for the client and clinical team using multiple communication methodologies.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

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