Master of Science and Nursing

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Master of Science and Nursing

  1. 1. Master of Science and Nursing <ul><li>Heather Knott </li></ul><ul><li>Deidra Jenkins </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Hewitt </li></ul><ul><li>Kimberly Nollan </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Felty </li></ul><ul><li>Ashley Rickner </li></ul>
  2. 2. Pathways of the M.S.N <ul><li>Generic degree in Nursing Education </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized degree as a Nurse Practitioner </li></ul><ul><li>Both of these pathways are administratively housed in the Graduate College of a University . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Nurse Educator <ul><li>Prepares the graduate to accept a faculty position within a program of nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Prepares a nursing educator position in a clinical setting </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Roles of the Nurse Educator <ul><li>Employ a variety of educational philosophies and technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and implement teaching-learning plans and nursing curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate scholarly process in nursing education practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Supervise basic nursing students in clinical practice areas. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of Curriculum <ul><li>Roles in Advanced Practice Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Public Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Nursing Education Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing Education Practicum 1 and 2 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Nurse Practitioner <ul><li>A registered nurse </li></ul><ul><li>Has advanced academic and clinical experience </li></ul><ul><li>Can diagnosis and manage common chronic illness </li></ul><ul><li>Offered through accredited universities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Admission Criteria for M.S.N. School <ul><li>BSN degree with an upper division GPA of 3.0 or higher from accredited university. </li></ul><ul><li>Eligible for licensure to practice as a RN in your state. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with a minimum score of 500 or above on verbal and quantitative sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend completing extensive clinical experience before applying. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Examples of NP Curriculum <ul><li>Theory and Research for Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Primary Care for adults </li></ul><ul><li>Family Nurse Practitioner I and II </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical Perspectives in Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Practicum </li></ul>
  9. 9. New Programs to Respond to the NSG Shortage <ul><li>Entry level master programs for non-nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Shorter fast-track programs </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding virtual/internet programs </li></ul>
  10. 10. Significant Need for APRN’s <ul><li>Rural areas need NP’s </li></ul><ul><li>Federal and local legislation created to provide funding for more programs </li></ul><ul><li>Education will focus more on business management skills and computer technology because of the need for Nurse Managers </li></ul>
  11. 11. Doctorate Programs <ul><li>Need more PhD level nurses for teaching and research </li></ul><ul><li>There is a need for more research because of alternative medical procedures and genetics </li></ul>
  12. 12. Master Level Salaries <ul><li>Salaries vary by: </li></ul><ul><li>Region of the Country </li></ul><ul><li>Amount of nursing experience </li></ul><ul><li>Type of facility employed by </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>40% of MSN’s prepared earn more than $50,000/yr in comparison to 10% of Associate prepared and 16% of BSN prepared in 2000 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Salary Ranges for MSN $96,000-$113,000 $49.00-$58.00 Nurse Anesthetist $61,000-$72,000 $31.00-$37.00 Nurse Practitioner $48,000-$68,000 $25.00-$36.00 Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Wage Hourly Wage Job Level
  15. 15. Future Employment Needs <ul><li>More job openings in rural areas for NP </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in management positions and teaching positions </li></ul>
  16. 16. FYI <ul><li>Male NPs earned a full $7,241.00 more a year than their female counterparts in 2001. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Bibliography <ul><li>http: //www.alliedhealthservices.com/nurse-salaries.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.buffalo.edu.com/academics/masters.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nln.org/nlnjournal/infortrends.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nursenet.com/col1.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nursingschools.com/interviews/osinski.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nursingworld.org/gova/federal/legis/testimon/grad </li></ul><ul><li>nrse.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nurseweek.com/news/features/03- </li></ul><ul><li>02/entrymasters_2.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oppsmag.com/article23.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ptd.neu.edu/pth1420/hlthcareprofs.htm </li></ul>

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