The School of Nursing D.N.P. graduate is prepared to:
- Integrate scientific underpinnings at the highest level for advanced nursing practice.
- Lead organizations and systems to enhance quality and safety to improve patient, population, and organizational outcomes.
- Lead strategic initiatives to influence public policy and promote value in health care, and improve patient experience and population health.
- Synthesize, implement, evaluate, and disseminate best evidence for advanced nursing practice to optimize organizational and health outcomes.
- Analyze, appraise, and utilize information technology to improve and transform health care delivery at the individual and population level.
- Develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate interdisciplinary models of care that enhance patient and population health outcomes.
- Incorporate epidemiologic principles in evidence-based practice and improvement of population health outcomes.
- Develop, intervene, and evaluate health care and fiscal policy impact on the health of diverse populations.
- Influence individual, population, and organizational outcomes through D.N.P.-level professional practice and leadership.
Expectations for student learning outcomes are clearly articulated in each course and contribute to the achievement of overall program outcomes.