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
- 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
- Develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate
interdisciplinary models of care that enhance patient and population health
- 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 the overall program outcomes.