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Doctor of Nursing Pratice
Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of program the student will be able to:

  1. Apply theoretical and research-based knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to plan and implement safe, quality health care for vulnerable individuals and groups within the context of a specific APRN or advanced nursing practice (APN) role serving specified populations.

  2. Collaborate with healthcare providers in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide patient-centered, quality, and safe healthcare services.

  3. Analyze patient outcomes related to healthcare interventions built on evidence-based practice recommendations and professional standards of care.

  4. Evaluate healthcare programs and outcomes to improve and achieve quality healthcare services.

  5. Analyze the influence of public policy decisions on the health promotion, disease prevention, and health restoration services provided to diverse populations.

  6. Expand clinical judgment and decision-making abilities based on ethical and moral principles to promote the well-being of individuals, families, and health care providers and in local, national, and international communities.

  7. Utilize communication and leadership skills with interdisciplinary teams to improve care delivery systems and healthcare outcomes.

  8. Create culturally competent healthcare environments that provide broad and focused services to all persons regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, culture, health care beliefs, and religion.

  9. Value life-long learning and continuing professional development.


Patricia Bicknell

Patricia Bicknell, Ed.D., APRN, ACNS-BC, CNL
Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1392
E-mail: bicknell@lasalle.edu


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