Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2015-35
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Kathleen Puckett, Chair
Date of First Reading: December 1, 2014
Date of Second Reading: January 26, 2015
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Nursing and Health Innovation – for the establishment of a graduate certificate – Care Coordination
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation – for the establishment of a graduate certificate – Care Coordination
Rationale: The graduate certificate in Care Coordination provides Registered Nurses (RN’s) with advanced preparation in nursing practice and the ability to provide effective patient-centered care through the application of care coordination services that improve health outcomes, enhance health care quality and reduce health care costs. Graduates are specialists able to: synthesize innovation principles and best available evidence to lead inter-professional teams to design, deliver, and evaluate care coordination practices that are patient centered, improve health, safety and cost outcomes, enhance quality and access to care across diverse populations.