Arizona State University
University Senate

Senate Motion #2018-46


Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Caroline Harrison, Chair

Date of First Reading: March 26, 2018

Date of Second Reading: April 23, 2018

Title of Motion: Request from the College of Nursing and Health Innovation – Graduate Programs– for the establishment of a graduate program – MS in Interprofessional Care Coordination

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.   

Rationale: The Master of Science (MS) with a major in Interprofessional Care Coordination is a post baccalaureate degree developed to prepare health care professionals to meet patients’ needs and preferences through implementation of specific care coordination activities. Essential to the program are care coordination approaches that include teamwork, care and medication reconciliation, health information technology and the patient-centered medical home that produce individual patient/family, and population-based quality outcomes. Program graduates are prepared to practice an interprofessional approach to care coordination that improves outcomes for patients, providers and payers.

Admin Response: