Master of Science in Nursing – Case Management

Case Management Specialization Master Degree

This specialization prepares nurses to deliver personalized services to patients. Students learn how to improve patient care outcomes through patient referrals, as well as evaluation of the healthcare system and its ability to meet patient needs. Students gain knowledge and clinical expertise in the case management and working in health maintenance organizations. All students of our MSN online degree programs will be required to complete a Capstone Project at the conclusion of their Specialization as part of their final research seminar. Review the MSN comparison and explore the MSN specialization option that best fits your career aspirations.

The specialization focuses on current trends in:

  • Leadership and management
  • Human diversity and social issues
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Research and global, evidence-based practice

RN to MSN Bridge Option

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MSN - Case Management Specialization Outcomes

  • Demonstrate client selection and assessment according to current practice models.
  • Establish a case management plan which includes identification of problems, determination of outcomes and coordination of resources and which facilitates the transition of care to the medical home model.
  • Compose a plan which evaluates the established outcomes and facilitates the termination of care.
  • Demonstrate principles of advocacy both for the client and in the promotion of client self-advocacy.
  • Manage resources to facilitate collaboration and coordination of care in a variety of health care environments.

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
GU500 Graduate Student Success 1
NUR506 Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NUR552 Legal and Ethical Issues of Advanced Practice Nursing 3
NUR542 Concepts of Case Management 3
HSN501 Healthcare Systems 3
HSN509 Clinical and Administrative Systems 3
NUR516 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice 3
NUR545 Life Care Planning 3
NUR513 Diverse Populations and Healthcare 3
NUR547 Case Management and Evidenced-Based Practice 3
HSN521 Modern Organizations and Healthcare 3
NUR605 Case Management Research Seminar 3
NUR606 Case Management Practicum 3
Program and core: 37
Electives (0): 0
Total: 37

NOTE: Nursing courses must be taken in the sequence shown above.

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online Except For Practicum Course
Availability: Available
Starts:Twice Monthly

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