The 30-credit program integrates current models of case management with fundamentals of healthcare systems and nursing administration.
Clinical practicums provide students with an opportunity to explore, test and expand nursing case management theory in organizational, home and community settings.
Socialization with practicing nurse case managers permits students the opportunity to synthesize and integrate their learning through actual case analysis, evaluating and refining their effectiveness as potential nurse case managers and leaders within the healthcare team. Students are expected to focus on clients along the care continuum with emphasis on client advocacy
All students are personally mentored and advised by the program director to facilitate meeting their individual needs.
The individual courses comprising the case management and health systems administrator program can be found in the University’s graduate catalogue.
Graduates are prepared for the certification examination for Certified Nursing Administrator (CNA) of the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the certification examination for Certified Case Managers (CCM) offered by the Certification of Insurance Rehabilitation Specialists Commission.