There are many comparisons between Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) Mission and Domains, the College of Nursing’s (CON) Mission and Program Competencies and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials for Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, similar components are discussed below.
GCU mission is to prepare student learners to become global citizens recognizing differences in cultures, living values and having the ability to give care nonjudgmentally, to be critical thinkers, effective communicators, and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, value-based curricular framework of Christian culture (GCU, 2014).
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I am excited to have the opportunity and flexibility to advance online with one class at a time while working full time. GCU provides a proper Christian culture that offers educational opportunities to all that pursue and desire to advance in their careers. This avenues of education expand the learners’ personal knowledge and affords them the opportunity to deliver current education in their work places educating their coworkers in the latest quality evidenced based practices to improve patient outcomes. GCU’s curriculum promotes personal discovery so that learners realize within themselves the elements of compassion and responsibility.
The AACN nursing programs prepares learners to deliver first-rate, all-inclusive holistic care while encouraging a desire for achievement and a lifelong desire for knowledge, and pursuit of advanced practice degrees.
AACN’s and GCU’s Mission Program Competencies Comparisons
The first distinguished comparison was the focus of making the masters’ prepared nurse critical thinker’s with problem solving skills based on research, evidenced based care that affects the current rapidly changing health care roles and needs of the community. The second comparison was...