Knowledge and understanding of healthcare outcomes is an important competency for healthcare professionals. This online course will provide students with opportunities to discuss and analyze key issues in the healthcare movement. Conceptual frameworks used in explaining healthcare outcomes and identification of driving forces defining the development of various outcomes will be addressed. Specific healthcare outcomes and the influence that they have on advance practice nursing and policy formulation will be examined and analyzed. Finally, the strategies and skills healthcare professionals will need to practice and manage effectively within this outcomes environment will be detailed.