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Graduate Department of Nursing

Welcome

We are honored that you have chosen the Nursing Program at Lubbock Christian University for the completion of your master's degree. You will be exposed to varied learning opportunities which will enhance your life experiences. The program is designed to stimulate your thinking as you move to a higher level of learning.

While you are here we believe your thinking will be challenged, your perspectives broadened, and your knowledge enhanced. The differences among us are to be appreciated as they yield greater awareness of the uniqueness and the importance of individuality.

At the end of your program of study you will find new doors open with new directions. We encourage you to continue toward new goals and new challenges. Learning should never end.

We are eager to know you and embark together on this educational and interpersonal journey. We become richer because of our encounter and our mutual interests and dreams. Thanks for being an important part of the graduate program.

Our very best to you,

Dr. LaNell Harrison, PhD, RN

Mission

The Department of Nursing at Lubbock Christian University provides a quality Christian education and models a system of values for living through caring and service to others. 

Vision

The Lubbock Christian University Department of Nursing will provide a quality Christian education to promote life-long learning, interprofessional collaboration, and utilization of evidence based practice within a healthy work environment for the purpose of becoming change agents in a complex and diverse healthcare environment for the advancement of health.

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MSN Program Outcomes

  1. Translate and integrate, new knowledge, evidence-based research, health care technologies and best practices in specific advanced nursing practice. 
  2. Influence health, health care policy and the future of nursing. 
  3. Provide leadership in the fields of nursing education, health care delivery and primary care. 
  4. Develop administrative skills in the management of health care resources. 
  5. Engage in the process of ethical behavior and decision making. 
  6. Communicate at a local, state, regional, national and global level with professionals while working in collaborative and interdisciplinary relationships. 
  7. Connect theories from nursing, health care, education, leadership and related fields to the care of individuals, communities, education of students and patients and the practice of leadership. 
  8. Analyze differences in cultural norms and health care practices when providing education and health care for aggregates of varied racial, ethical, and socioeconomic groups. 
  9. Critique comprehensive, holistic plans of care that address the health education, health promotion, disease prevention and disease management needs of client populations considering community and global perspectives. 
  10. Demonstrate service learning with Christian values in the role of educator, leader and advanced nurse practitioner.

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