Nursing, M.S.N.
Graduate Studies

Immaculata的护理学硕士将准备你跟上医疗保健不断变化的需求.

Immaculata University’s Division of Nursing 通过培养其毕业生领导和教学,有助于先进的护理实践.

Designed for graduates of accredited B.S.N. programs and other bachelor’s degrees, Immaculata的33学分的护理学硕士让您与鼓舞人心的导师一起工作,解决医疗保健中的现实挑战.

With its foundation in theory, health care policy, and research, 这个11门课程的计划将扩大您的知识和发展您的领导能力,以指导您自己的护理实践和其他人. You can complete Immaculata’s M.S.N. in about three years while working full-time. You will boost your job mobility, expand your professional network, increase your satisfaction, and gain opportunities for higher earnings.

 

Nursing Administration Track

Lead and Engage

不断发展的医疗保健行业需要强有力的领导者来应对临床, organizational and fiscal challenges. 本课程培养具有较强沟通技巧的护士管理人员, financial knowledge, 人事管理、组织理论和谈判技巧, which add up to a strong business acumen. 你将准备参加美国护士资格认证中心(ANCC)认证护士执行考试.

Nursing Education Track

Touch the Future–Teach!

将成人学习理论与实际教学经验相结合, 这一轨道准备与教学技能和内容的掌握,以教育未来的护士或目前的从业人员在学术设置或专业设置在卫生保健系统. 你将准备参加全国护理联盟认证护士教育者考试.

Program Highlights

  • Take courses online or in a hybrid format 这无缝地融合了面对面和在线交付.
  • 你们将作为队列的一部分参加课程,这将创造一个 professional learning community to enhance student interaction and support.
  • Practicums 通过导师的指导来磨练你的知识和技能. 你将完成一个临床实习,重点关注护理专业领域的趋势, and an administrative or educational practicum, depending on your track within the program.
  • 您将分析和反思一个护理实践问题在您的 capstone course,你将向专业听众展示你的研究.

Accreditation

CCNE Accredited
Immaculata大学的护理学硕士学位课程获得了美国大学护理教育委员会的认证, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Program Availability

  • Online
  • On Campus
  • Hybrid
  • Off Site Cohorts

Admission Requirements

To apply for the M.S.N. program, 你必须持有NLNAC或CCNE认可的学校的护理学士学位或同等学历. 如果你是一名注册护士,并持有护理以外领域的学士学位,你可能有资格申请.

R.N. to M.S.N. Bridge Program (For R.N.s who hold a non-B.S.N. degree)

If you are an R.N. 谁毕业于认可的护理学校并获得非护理学士学位, you must meet B.S.N.-具备同等的护理领导、研究和社区卫生能力. 这些能力可能会在入学后通过专业组合(三个学分的课程)或大学课程来验证. Immaculata’s R.N. to M.S.N. bridge program allows you to complete the B.S.N.-具有相当于M基础知识的能力.S.N. study.

Practicum

You will complete two practicums in the M.S.N. program. 每次实践经验都与理论和研讨课相结合. 临床实习将增加你对医疗保健和专业领域(内科-外科)的当前趋势的理解, pediatrics, psychiatric/mental health, maternal and child health, or community/public health).

你的第二次实习将具体到你在项目中的轨道. In the administration practicum, you will focus on professional development, quality outcome management, and legal, 与护士管理人员的行政职能有关的法规和伦理问题. 每位学生将在导师的指导下培养护士管理人员的能力, who holds a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing. In the education practicum, 你将研究有效的护理课堂和临床教学的理论和方法, and you will gain experience as a nurse educator.

In your capstone course, 行动研究是一种批判性地分析和反思实践的方法论. 您将选择一个与护理实践相关的问题,并在课程结束时向专业观众展示您的顶点项目. 最近的项目涉及的主题包括教育护士手术烟雾的危害, 增加儿科急症护理新护士的保留率, 改善通气患者口腔护理依从性.

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

Program Goals

  • 帮助学生顺利通过认证考试
  • Provide a foundation for doctoral studies
  • Promote a commitment to lifelong learning
  • 促进对理论、研究、政策和组织系统的批判性分析
  • Develop leaders and change agents
  • Enhance collaboration skills

Learning Outcomes

  • 批判性地寻找、评估和发展护理知识的扩展
  • Use leadership abilities, moral and ethical principles, 并以专业标准来指导自己和他人的护理实践
  • 通过科学的调查和研究成果的传播来影响护理实践
  • Integrate concepts, models, 并从护理科学和相关学科的理论到先进的护理实践

Required Curriculum

General Core

  • GEN 503 Interpersonal Relations (3)

Nursing Concentration

  • NURS 621在高等护理实践中的作用(3)
  • NURS 625 Healthcare Policy and Politics (3)
  • NURS 640 Advanced Health Assessment (3)
  • NURS 655 Nursing Research (3)
  • NURS 690 MSN Capstone (3)

Nursing Administration Track

  • MML 603 Managing Organizational Effectiveness (3)
  • NURS 670 Nursing Administration (3)
  • NURS 672医疗机构财务管理(3)
  • NURS 681 Clinical Practicum (3)
  • NURS 684 Administration Practicum (3)

Nursing Education Track

  • NURS 645 Advanced Pathopharmacology (3)
  • NURS 660 Seminar for Nurse Educators I (3)
  • NURS 661 Seminar for Nurse Educators II (3)
  • NURS 681 Clinical Practicum (3)
  • NURS 683 Education Practicum (3)

Once in the M.S.N. 我申请了这个项目,并得到了医院的一个护士经理的职位. From there, 我有一个绝好的机会开一个全新的单位, 并培养和指导我的一名护士,让她在我转行管理重症监护室时担任护士经理的角色. 在我的组织里,作为一名护士领导,我有了巨大的成长, 但如果没有这个M,这些机会都不会有.S.N. program.

Maureen Pisano '17 M.S.N.

Nurse Director, Virtua Memorial emergency department

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