DNP students

Goals of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program has eight goals focused on preparing advanced practice nurses (approved by graduate voting faculty October 2012) who are able to:

  1. Provide advanced nursing care to individuals, families, communities, and/or populations.
  2. Create, manage, and evaluate innovative programs and practices of care for diverse populations.
  3. Appraise and utilize current technologies to advance the quality and accessibility of care.
  4. Demonstrate enhanced clinical and health-related investigative competencies.
  5. Critique and selectively translate science to guide clinical decision-making and program development.
  6. Evaluate and influence health policy and systems.
  7. Provide leadership and inter-professional collaboration in multiple health-related arenas.
  8. Evaluate and influence accessibility and quality of care across diverse, underserved and vulnerable populations.

Program completion

Curriculum grids

Track Beginning quarter for cohort
Autumn 2016 Autumn 2017 Autumn 2018
Adult-Gero Acute Care NP Download grid Download grid Download grid
Adult-Gero Primary Care NP Download grid Download grid Download grid
Family NP Download grid Download grid Download grid
Nurse-Midwifery Download grid Download grid Download grid
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Pediatric NP – Acute Care Download grid Download grid
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Perinatal CNS Download grid Download grid Download grid
Population Health Download grid Download grid Download grid
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