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Nurse Educator Preparation

The University of Providence prepares graduates to innovatively use theories of teaching and learning in a variety of academic and clinical settings with emphasis on nursing education. The graduate demonstrates the ability to develop, deliver, and evaluate nursing education programs.

Program Themes

  • Advocacy for social justice and human dignity
  • Inquiry and scholarship
  • Optimization of safety, quality, and outcomes
  • Innovation
  • Leadership

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Integrates findings from the sciences and humanities for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
  • Applies knowledge of organizational and system leadership practices.
  • Selects and applies quality improvement strategies to optimize safety and outcomes.
  • Utilizes clinical scholarship as a foundation for practice.
  • Applies technology to enhance care, promote lifelong learning, and facilitate data generation and use.
  • Promotes social justice and human dignity through policy and advocacy.
  • Leads and collaborates in interprofessional teams to improve individual and population health outcomes.

Partnership with Providence St. Joseph Health

Our students are prepared to be leaders in healthcare. Our unique partnership with Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) offers students the opportunity to receive a quality education with a direct connection to the healthcare industry.

  • Career-ready
    • Designed for students to become skilled, competent, lifelong learners in a rapidly changing and complex healthcare arena.
  • Convenient
    • Developed for working professionals
  • Engaged teaching and learning
    • Taught by highly qualified doctoral faculty that represent diversity in nursing experiences and specialties.
  • Practicum Opportunities
    • The final course is the Teaching Practicum of 90 hours.