doctor of Nursing practice

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate scientific knowledge to influence health policy and decision-making through
    leadership, collaboration, and interprofessional action at the organizational, local, regional,
    national, and global levels.
  2. Develop and evaluate care delivery approaches that meet current and future needs
    of patient populations based on scientific findings in nursing and other clinical sciences, as
    well as organizational, political, and economic sciences.
  3. Use analytic methods to critically appraise existing literature and other evidence
    to determine and implement the best evidence for clinical practice.
  4. Design, select, use, and evaluate programs that evaluate and monitor outcomes
    of care, care systems, and quality improvement including consumer use of
    health care information systems.
  5. Advocate for social justice, equity, and ethical policies within all healthcare
    arenas.
  6. Employ effective communication and collaborative skills in the development and
    implementation of practice models, peer review, practice guidelines, health
    policy, standards of care, and/or other scholarly products.
  7. Synthesize concepts related to clinical prevention and population health in developing,
    implementing, and evaluating interventions to address health promotion/disease prevention
    efforts, in care of individuals, aggregates, or populations.
  8. Demonstrate independent advanced practice clinical judgment, systems thinking,
    and accountability in designing, delivering, and evaluating evidence-based care to
    improve patient outcomes.