The essay should contain the following: Admission essay relevant to the program objectives. (Word document, correct spelling and grammar, in APA format, and maximum length 3 pages).
• A statement of professional goals and a discussion of the reasons for pursing an MSN degree, Family Nurse Practitioner track. Base your responses in the context of the eight MSN program objectives included in this application packet.
• The essay must be submitted in APA format, maximum length of three pages excluding title and reference pages.
MSN-FNP PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Students graduating from the MSN-FNP program will have demonstrated their acquisition of competencies and proficiencies related to the following:
1. Theoretical Foundations: Synthesize theories and concepts from nursing and other disciplines for application in advanced nursing roles.
2. Evidence-Based Practice: Analyze current scientific research for application of findings to initiate change and to improve practice.
3. Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Human Diversity: Create comprehensive plans of action that address the health promotion and disease prevention needs of individual, family, and community populations.
4. Healthcare Policy, Organization and Finance: Formulate a plan for ongoing contributions to improvement of health care delivery and development of health policy in a cost-effective manner.
5. Ethics: Apply an ethical decision-making process in professional practice and in analysis of systems of health care.
6. Professional Role Development: Models a professional leadership role that fosters improvement of health care and advocates scholarly activities to advance self and profession.
7. Informatics and Technology: Employ informatics and technology in various aspects of the advanced nursing leadership role.
8. Advanced Nursing Role: Practice within ethical-legal guidelines, professional policies and regulations, and standards of practice associated with a specialty area of advanced nursing practice.