Admission essay relevant to the MSN Program Objectives.
The essay should contain the following: Admission essay relevant to the program objectives. (Word document, correct spelling and grammar, in APA format, and maximum length 3 pages).
A statement of professional goals and a discussion of the reasons for pursing an MSN degree, Family Nurse Practitioner track. Base your responses in the context of the eight MSN program objectives included in this application packet.
The essay must be submitted in APA format, maximum length of three pages excluding title and reference pages.
MSN-FNP PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Students graduating from the MSN-FNP program will have demonstrated their acquisition of competencies and proficiencies related to the following:
Theoretical Foundations: Synthesize theories and concepts from nursing and other disciplines for application in advanced nursing roles.
Evidence-Based Practice: Analyze current scientific research for application of findings to initiate change and to improve practice.
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Human Diversity: Create comprehensive plans of action that address the health promotion and disease prevention needs of individual, family, and community populations.
Healthcare Policy, Organization and Finance: Formulate a plan for ongoing contributions to improvement of health care delivery and development of health policy in a cost-effective manner.
Ethics: Apply an ethical decision-making process in professional practice and in analysis of systems of health care.
Professional Role Development: Models a professional leadership role that fosters improvement of health care and advocates scholarly activities to advance self and profession.
Informatics and Technology: Employ informatics and technology in various aspects of the advanced nursing leadership role.
Advanced Nursing Role: Practice within ethical-legal guidelines, professional policies and regulations, and standards of practice associated with a specialty area of advanced nursing practice.