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    Key Behavior Expectations of Master of Science in Nursing Graduates

    • Professional comportment reflecting comprehension of the APRN role
    • Provision of holistic health care through adept clinical reasoning
    • Sound knowledge of evidence-based practice with familiarity of resources
    • Advanced communication skills for collaborative relationships with patient, providers and staff
    • Recognition of and respect for cultural/spiritual differences of all participants in health care
    • Competent time management
    • Ability to integrate both praise and constructive criticism into professional role implementation
    • Professional leadership in advocating for the APRN role i.e. lobbying, informal/formal education, precepting and participating in research