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Nursing – Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Administered by Department of Nursing

Effective Summer 2017

The DNP is a terminal degree for those advanced practice nurses (nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists) who desire an alternative to the PhD.,

Students completing the Bloomsburg University DNP will be prepared to assume a higher level of responsibility and leadership in nursing and health care, with the ultimate goal of improving the health care delivery system of the nation. The proposed program focuses on practice-oriented research in private and/or public sector careers to include clinical practice, health education, leadership, research application, and analysis of health care outcomes.

Required Courses (33 credits)

NURSING.600 DNP Immersion: Role Transition

NURSING.601 Informatics and Technology as Applied to Advance Practice Nursing

NURSING.602 Economics of Health Care and Health Policy

NURSING.603 Translating Evidence into Clinical Practice

NURSING.604 Leadership in Complex Health Care Systems

NURSING.605 Theoretical Perspectives of Teaching/Learning

NURSING.606 Biomedical Ethics and Vulnerable Populations

NURSING.607 Program Development and Evaluation

NURSING.608 Evidence-Based Clinical Project I: Development

NURSING.609 Evidence-Based Clinical Project II: Implementation

NURSING.610 Evidence-Based Clinical Project III: Outcome Analysis and Dissemination