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 Major Applied Research Paper (MARP) at the conclusion of their Specialization as part of their final research seminar.

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

  • Utilize the basic conceptions of Case Management when planning and implementing patient care.
  • Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of advanced nursing care to diverse populations.
  • Incorporate concepts of advanced health assessment and pathophysiology in making nursing diagnoses and decisions about educational and therapeutic interventions.
  • Design nursing care for a clinical or community-based population based on biophysical, psychosocial and organizational sciences.
  • Demonstrate professional and high level communication skills when involved in peer review, advocacy for patients and families, reporting of errors and professional writing.
  • Function in a leadership role when collaborating with team(s) to generate knowledge that supports evidence-based practice and improves healthcare outcomes.
  • Apply theory and researched-based knowledge from nursing and the sciences in leading the interdisciplinary team to design, coordinate and evaluate the delivery of care.

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
HSN501 Healthcare Systems
NUR506 Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing

Full curriculum

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

Additional online degree details

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

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