Programs of Study
Clinical Nurse Leader
Students graduate as an advanced generalist as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) with a Master’s of Science degree. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Clinical Nurse Leader national certification examination. The CNL is a role in the field of nursing designed to provide master’s prepared, point of care nurse leaders with the ability to manage and solve complex patient problems within a systems framework.
As part of the CNL curriculum, students study master’s level research in health promotion and illness management. Students complete a clinical immersion experience of approximately 300 clinical hours. Students conclude their CNL master’s preparation with a capstone project.
- 901, Health Policy, 3 cr.
- 968, Nursing Science and Evidence Based Practice, 3 cr.
Specialty courses are as follows:
Clinical Nurse Leader:
- 908, Clinical Application of Human Physiology, 3 cr.
- 925, Health Care Systems and Leadership, 3 cr.
- 951, Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Analysis, 3 cr.
- 952, Clinical Nursing Leadership, 2 cr.
- 952C, Clinical Nursing Leadership Clinical, 6 cr. (immersion experience 300 clinical hours)
- 953, Promoting Quality Management, 4 cr.
- 958, Clinical Nurse Leader Capstone, 6 cr. (112 clinical hours)
Total Credits: 33
- Academic Programs
- Undergraduate Program
- R.N. Baccalaureate Program
- Graduate Program
- Direct Entry Master’s in Nursing
- Post-Master’s FNP Certificate Program
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
- Nursing Home
- Major Declaration
- STTI Honor Society
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