Mission: Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.
Mission: The College of Nursing is dedicated to educating and inspiring leaders to transform health care for a just and humane world.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2008) The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice.
|I||Liberal Education for Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice|
|II||Basic Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Care and Patient Safety|
|III||Scholarship for EvidenceBased Practice|
|IV||Information Management and Application of Patient Care Technology|
|V||Health care Policy, Finance, and Regulatory Environments|
|VI||Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration for Improving Patient Health Outcomes|
|VII||Clinical Prevention and Population Health|
|VIII||Professionalism and Professional Values|
|IX||Baccalaureate Generalist Nursing Practice|
American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2011) The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing.
|I||Background for Practice from Sciences and Humanities|
|II||Organizational and Systems Leadership|
|III||Quality Improvement and Safety|
|IV||Translating and Integrating Scholarship into Practice|
|V||Informatics and Health care Technologies|
|VI||Health Policy and Advocacy|
|VII||Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes|
|VIII||Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving Health|
|IX||Master’s-Level Nursing Practice|
AME Graduates will be prepared for entry into practice as a Registered Nurse and:
|1.||Integrate scientific findings from nursing and related sciences for the improvement of nursing care across diverse populations.|
|2a.||Recognize that systems leadership is critical to the promotion of population based, equitably accessible, and safe patient care.|
|2b.||Exhibit leadership skills that include ethical and critical decision making, effective working relationships, and a population-based and/or systems-perspective.|
|3.||Appreciate the importance of including stakeholders' input when determining the metrics used to assess quality and equity in the delivery of health care.|
|4a.||Apply research outcomes within the practice setting.|
|4b.||Address practice problems, work as a change agent, and share results.|
|5.||Use patient-care technologies to deliver and enhance population-based care and use communication technologies to integrate and coordinate care.|
|6a.||Recognize the impact of institutional policies and systems level decisions on health equity, care quality, and population level health outcomes.|
|6b.||Employ advocacy strategies to influence health outcomes and seek socially just health care.|
|7.||Communicate, collaborate, and consult with other health professionals to manage and coordinate care across systems.|
|8.||Through the lens of equity and structural competence appraise the applicability of available evidence when planning, delivering, managing, and evaluating services to individuals, families, and populations.|
|9.||Influence health outcomes for individuals, populations, or health care systems.|
AME/MSN program pending approval of the WA Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2006) The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice.
|I||Scientific underpinnings for practice|
|II||Organizational and systems leadership for quality improvement and systems thinking|
|III||Clinical scholarship and analytic method for evidence-based practice|
|IV||Information systems/technology and patient care technology for the improvement and transformation of health care|
|V||Health care policy for advocacy in health care|
|VI||Inter-professional collaboration for improving patient and population health outcomes|
|VII||Clinical prevention and population health for improving the nation’s health|
|VIII||Advanced nursing practice|
*Outcome applies to DNP only, not applicable to PGC.
Cronenwett L, Sherwood G, Barnsteiner J, Mitchell P, Sullivan DT, Warren J. (2007) Quality and Safety Education for Nurses. Nursing Outlook, 122-131.
|Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient’s preferences, values, and needs.|
|Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.|
|3||Teamwork and collaboration|
|Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for delivery of optimal health care.|
|Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.|
|Minimizes risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.|
|Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making.|
American Nurses Association. (2015). Code of ethics with interpretative statements. Silver Spring, MD.
|1||The nurse practices with compassion and respect for inherent dignity, worth and unique attributes of every person.|
|2||The nurse’s primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family group, community or population.|
|3||The nurse promotes, advocates for, and protects the rights, health, and safety of the patient.|
|4||The nurse has authority, accountability, and responsibility for nursing practice: makes decisions; and takes action consistent with the obligation to promote health and to provide optimal care.|
|5||The nurse owes the same duties to self as to others, including the responsibility to promote health and safety, preserve wholeness of character and integrity, maintain competence, and continue personal and professional growth.|
|6||The nurse, through individual and collective effort, establishes, maintains , and improves the ethical environment of the work settings and conditions of employment that are conducive to safe, quality health care.|
|7||The nurse, in all roles and settings, advances the profession through research and scholarly inquiry, professional standards development, and the generation of both nursing and health policy.|
|8||The nurse collaborates with other health professionals and the public to protect human rights, promote health diplomacy, and reduce health disparities.|
|9||The profession of nursing, collectively through its professional organizations, must articulate nursing values, maintain the integrity of the profession, and integrate principles of social justice into nursing and health policy.|
NONPF (2014 / Updated 2017). Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies Content.
|5||Technology and information literacy|
|7||Health delivery system|
|1||Translate expert clinical knowledge and research relevant to midwifery into best practice models|
|2||Develop, implement and evaluate projects to improve women’s health care|
|3||Interpret and apply research related to the national and international distribution and determinants of health and disease of women and newborns|
|4||Evaluate women’s health policy issues within a variety of jurisdictions (local to federal), and demonstrate the ability to develop remedies to promote health improvement for women and newborns|
|5||Use effective communication and leadership skills to enhance team function and promote positive change in the health care of women and newborns|
|6||Analyze theories relevant to the discipline of midwifery, and apply these theories to inform and evaluate the health care of women and newborns|
|7||Evaluate and use information systems and other technologies to improve the quality and safety of health care for women and newborns|
|8||Analyze and compare health care delivery and finance models to improve health outcomes for women and newborns|