Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Overview
Prepares students to use evidence and advanced knowledge of technology to lead improvements in communication and the monitoring, collection, management, analysis, and dissemination of information that enhances health and health care safety and quality. Focused on design, selection, use, and evaluation of legal, ethical, just, and cost-effective information-management processes to evaluate health and practice outcomes in diverse, aggregate-focused, advanced practice settings.
Competencies: Each course has been designed with competencies interfacing with the program objectives and nationally recognized documents. The curriculum design was based on criteria and standards from two documents: 1) The American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s The Essentials of Doctor of Nursing Practice Education for Advanced Practice Nursing (2004) and 2) National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 2008, Accreditation Manual.
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)