University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions

Introduction

The School of Nursing and Health Professions follows the University of San Francisco’s mission to provide a liberal arts education rooted in the Jesuit tradition of diversity, justice and global perspectives.

In supporting this mission, students in the School of Nursing and Health Professions are part of one of the most exciting and diverse cities for progressive health care delivery in the nation. Graduates serve as knowledgeable, innovative and experienced practitioners in health care.

Vision

The School of Nursing & Health Professions at the University of San Francisco advances the mission of the university by preparing health professionals to address the determinants of health, promote policy and advocacy and provide a moral compass to transform health care in order to further equity and positively influence quality, delivery, and access.

Mission

The mission of the School of Nursing & Health Professions (SONHP) is to advance nursing and health professions education within the context of the Jesuit tradition. The school uses dynamic and innovative approaches in undergraduate and graduate education to prepare professionals for current and future practice domains. The goal is to effectively link classroom, clinical and field experiences with expectations for competence, compassion, and justice in health care, protection and promotion within the context of the highest academic standards.

Values

Congruent with the core values of the university, the values of the School of Nursing and Health Professions are to:

Create and maintain an environment that promotes excellence in the health professions' academic endeavor based on: mutual respect, transparency, collaboration, professionalism, creativity, diversity, cultural sensitivity and spirituality.

Demonstrate the personal values of: integrity, academic excellence, respect for self and others, compassion and caring, personal growth, responsibility, and accountability, professionalism, a passion for justice, and personal health and well-being.

Positively influence nursing practice and health care environments by promoting: health and wellness, holistic, patient-centered care, patient advocacy, a spirit of inquiry and evidence-based practice, safety and quality improvement, cost effective care, emerging technologies balanced with a humanistic approach, professional and ethical decision-making, increased access to care, especially for vulnerable populations, an effective public health infrastructure, and, lifelong learning.

The mission, vision, and values of the School of Nursing & Health Professions are included in the graduate and undergraduate student handbooks. Additionally, they are incorporated into the graduate and undergraduate curricula and are integral components of the student evaluation process. Students implement the mission, vision, and values of the School of Nursing and Health Professions in their end-of-program evaluations, course evaluations for practice experiences, course testing, and end-of-course competencies and outcomes.

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Programs

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Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

USF’s Master of Science in Health Informatics program is focused on training the next generation of informaticists in the art and science of health data analytics. Healthcare and technical professionals learn everything from the basics of programming to cutting-edge statistical and machine learning methods in interprofessional, project-based classrooms. [+]

The Art and Science of Health Data Analytics USF’s Master of Science in Health Informatics program is focused on training the next generation of informaticists in the art and science of health data analytics. Healthcare and technical professionals learn everything from the basics of programming to cutting-edge statistical and machine learning methods in interprofessional, project-based classrooms. Two tracks are available for students to pursue. Students may follow a track, or take any combination of courses that best suit their goals: Health Data Analytics - for students who want advanced training in data science Clinical Informatics - for clinicians and executives who are preparing for leadership positions We seek highly motivated students who have a passion for improving healthcare through the application of data science and information technology. Our ideal student will have either: Clinical background (e.g., MD, RN, DPT, PsyD, PharmD, Allied Health, other post-baccalaureate clinical degree, or equivalents) Science or Engineering background with an interest in healthcare Healthcare Executives, Health IT leaders, and others involved in healthcare that wish to gain broad and deep knowledge in Health Informatics. Strong academic background, passion for healthcare, and quantitative aptitude Program Features Real-world problems in the classroom Classroom projects engage interdisciplinary teams of students to tackle real-world problems from faculty research or industry partners. Programming and Data Analytics Skills All students, regardless of background, learn programming skills in the context of working with healthcare data. Entrepreneurial Perspective Located in the epicenter of the global digital revolution, our program engages with the Silicon... [-]

Videos

Master of Public Health Informational Webinar March 3, 2016

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Contact

University of San Francisco

Address 920 Mason Street San Francisco, CA 94129
San Francisco, California, USA
Website http://www.usfca.edu/
Phone +1 415-422-5555