A highly educated nursing workforce is necessary to meet the complex healthcare needs of the nation. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the recent passage of healthcare reform legislation has increased the demand for nurses with advanced degrees to serve as primary care providers, specialists, educators, and leaders throughout the healthcare delivery system.
A graduate nursing degree from Lewis University will prepare you to provide leadership for enhancing quality and safety across all healthcare settings. You will be ready to design new nursing practice models to meet critical needs for access to care and to improve healthcare outcomes for a diverse population.
Graduates are prepared to seek positions as clinical nurse educators, nurse managers, and adult and family nurse practitioners. Graduates are prepared also to integrate evidence-based clinical knowledge and research with effective communication and leadership skills to function within complex systems.
The complexity of today's healthcare system and the predicted shortage of nurse specialists, educators, and managers, calls for a highly educated professional nursing workforce prepared to fulfill demanding advanced roles in nursing. Lewis University provides that preparation.