MSN - RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
A bachelor’s degree is becoming standard for nurses, but you can take your education even further—all the way to your MSN. Build advanced skills and knowledge to confront the growing impact of diabetes with an online Master’s in Diabetes Nursing. Capella’s online, CCNE-accredited RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing program—in conjunction with your RN license and 135 quarter credits of undergraduate work— is the most efficient and affordable path to your MSN, allowing you to bridge your RN to an MSN in as little as two years without the additional time and expense of earning a BSN.
Expand your knowledge of health care systems and policies, patient education, health promotion, and technology integration. Then explore theories and evidence-based therapeutics to care for the special needs of individuals and vulnerable populations with diabetes and related conditions.
The diabetes nursing curriculum incorporates the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, the Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing, and hands-on practice immersion.
With your Master in Diabetes Nursing from Capella you'll have the ability to perform patient assessment and diagnosis, as well as identify desired outcomes based on evidence and patient input. You'll also learn to formulate, implement, and evaluate a plan of care consistent with the evidence, diagnosis, and desired outcomes.
Common jobs with an online Master in Diabetes Nursing include diabetes nurse specialist, nursing faculty, nurse manager, diabetes nurse educator, diabetes nurse clinician, head nurse or wellness program director. Potential workplaces include: hospital, clinic, medical center, community health agency, community or technical college, pharmaceutical company, land-based or online university or hospital-based school of nursing.
Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).
Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu
Must have an unrestricted RN license for any nursing program. Master's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
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