1. Why is there a need for DNP-prepared nurses in the current healthcare system?
2. How do you anticipate that a degree in Doctor of Nursing Practice Healthcare Administration will impact your career?
3. Based on the proposed articles, provide a few examples on how you will be able to translate in action the knowledge gained in the DNP in your current
workplace or work field?
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a clinical doctorate that prepares graduates for advanced nursing roles that include clinical practice and leadership. These individuals are well positioned to meet the Institute of Medicine`s mandate for nurses to add their unique perspective to the interprofessional efforts to improve health care. The DNP prepare graduates to practice at the most advanced practice level and to create evidence based strategies through the application of new knowledge to improve clinical practice, which results in optimizing health outcomes. The DNP graduate influences health systems, clinical practice, health policy, academia and various other areas such as health economies, health insurance, administration and information technology.