Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics

Offered By: College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Domains

  1. Scientific Underpinnings for Practice - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics program will be able to integrate theory, research, and evidence, and translate new knowledge into practice to improve processes, health care delivery, and outcomes for patients and populations.
    • Translate research and knowledge gained from practice, while adhering to ethical research standards, to improve patient outcomes and clinical practice.
    • Apply theoretical frameworks from nursing and other disciplines to make decisions regarding practice and health-related problems at the individual and population level.
  2. Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics program are prepared to lead interprofessional teams to provide safe, cost-effective quality care to patients and populations across complex systems. Graduates possess knowledge of the broad legal, social, and economic contexts of the health care industry and systems to successfully advocate for improvements in policy and processes to advance equitable access, quality, and efficiency.
    • Examine financially sound health care policy that incorporates the nursing perspective and relevant ethical, legal, and political factors.
    • Determine advocacy strategies for improving access, quality, and cost-effective health care for diverse populations.
    • Develop leadership skills to collaborate on interprofessional teams in the provision of evidence-based, patient-centered care.
  3. Systems, Safety, and Quality - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics program possess skills to assess information, systems, processes, and practice in order to identify gaps and propose and implement solutions to clinical problems based on the best available evidence.
    • Assess health care processes and systems to recommend measures for improving quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness across an organization.
    • Analyze appropriate research from databases and other information sources to improve health care practices and processes.
    • Integrate appropriate information and communication technologies to improve nursing practice and care delivery for individuals and populations.
  4. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics program will apply knowledge of epidemiology and population/global health issues to design culturally responsive interventions to contribute to health promotion and disease prevention at the individual and population level.
    • Synthesize nursing science, determinants of health, and epidemiologic, genomic, and genetic data in the management of population health.
    • Integrate appropriate state, federal, and global-health policies and goals into the design of equitable health care for populations.
    • Examine the professional and moral obligation of master's-prepared nurses to respect human dignity and advance the common good through working to promote health and prevent disease among diverse populations from a Christian perspective.
  5. Analytic Foundations for Practice, Ethics, and Professional Role - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics program are prepared to identify and implement ethical, evidence-based practice improvements to optimize health outcomes for diverse patient populations. Graduates are also prepared to be active members of the nursing profession by participating in ongoing professional development to advance their own practice and the field of nursing.
    • Design ethically sound, evidence-based solutions to complex health care issues related to individuals, populations, and systems of care.
    • Apply professional, ethical, and regulatory standards of practice in the provision of safe, effective health care.
    • Evaluate professional organizations and activities that improve one’s practice and influence advanced nursing practice.
  6. Health Informatics - Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics will be able to assess, design, test, and deploy informatics solutions within health care environments to synthesize data and information into knowledge that can be applied to improve quality, patient safety, clinical processes, and health care outcomes for individuals and populations.
    • Perform acceptance testing, integration testing of new systems, and testing of system enhancements.
    • Apply project management strategies to plan, budget, and communicate project plans to organizational stakeholders.
    • Evaluate computer and information technologies to determine applicability to health care practice, education, administration, and research.
    • Apply knowledge of health information technology applications, tools, processes, and structures to manage health data.
    • Integrate principles of human factors engineering and user interface into the design and implementation of informatics solutions.
    • Analyze and interpret health-related data for the purposes of improving health care services and health-related outcomes and promoting wellness among populations.
    • Assess the information needs of end users in order to assist in the acquisition of relevant data.
    • Analyze clinical workflow and apply process modeling techniques to support improved use of information and clinical decision making.
    • Apply appropriate analytical methods and processes in the design of informatics-related research projects.
    • Present health care data and information using effective visualization techniques.

Disclosure Categories Related to Professional Licensure

Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics

for residents of AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, MP, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY,

Alabama

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Alaska

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American Samoa

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

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Colorado

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Connecticut

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Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

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Georgia

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Guam, US Territory

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Maryland

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Massachusetts

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Michigan

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Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

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North Carolina

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North Dakota

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Northern Mariana Islands

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Puerto Rico

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Rhode Island

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South Carolina

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South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Texas

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virgin Islands

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Virginia

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Washington

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West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Wyoming

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