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  School of Nursing 2021-2023 Postbaccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Programs Program Outcomes  

Program Outcomes


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.
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