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Program Outcomes - Doctor of Nursing Practice
Upon completion of the Master of the Doctor of Nursing Practice, the graduate will be able to:
- Integrate nursing science and theories from other disciplines in the development and evaluation of new practice approaches that will improve health care delivery.
- Effect changes in clinical nursing practice through organizational and systems leadership using systems theory as a framework for quality improvement.
- Critically analyze current evidence to implement quality improvement modalities to promote effective, efficient and safe patient centered care.
- Use information systems and technology to improve and transform health care, which contributes to improved patient outcomes.
- Implement health policy initiatives that focus on clinical prevention and optimal health for vulnerable populations while advocating for social justice, equity, and ethical polices in health care.
- Collaborate with all members of the health care team to improve patient-centered care and to benchmark outcomes and quality improvement initiatives.
- Implement and analyze clinical prevention and intervention initiatives for diverse populations in order to effect improvement in the nation’s health.
- Advance the nursing profession through leadership initiatives that support other nurses to achieve excellence in advanced nursing practice.
- Lead with ethical comportment in all aspects of advanced nursing practice.