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Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP (Post APRN Concentration)

Understand the Nature of Health and Health Care Delivery
  • 5

    Program Can Be Completed In As Few As Five Semesters

  • 109

    Among Public National Universities, U.S. News & World Report

Doctor of Nursing (Post APRN) Program Overview
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Learn To

Integrate science from nursing and other disciplines to identify, develop, and evaluate practice change initiatives that improve individual and population health

Demonstrate leadership within healthcare systems to adopt strategies to improve quality and safety and incorporate knowledge of evidence-based practice into advanced decision-making through the evaluation and translation of evidence into practice

Analyze, apply and integrate appropriate information and technology that will improve and transform care at the individual and population level

Critically analyze health policy to develop and implement health care reform that advocates for social justice and equity

Engage in advanced decision-making within an inter-professional environment that results in culturally aware, ethical, and comprehensive systems of care

Find Your Career in:

APRNs assess, diagnose, and manage patient problems, order tests and prescribe medications. (Source)

Serve as faculty in nursing schools and teaching hospitals, sharing their knowledge and skills to prepare the next generation of nurses for effective practice. (Source)

Lay out concerns or opportunities and work with a politician's office to ensure those sentiments are addressed in legislation. (Source)

Identify research questions, design and conduct scientific studies, collect and analyze data and report their findings. (Source)

Supervise nurses and other health care team members; recruit, hire and train nurses; build work schedules and conduct performance reviews. (Source)