Doctor of Nursing Practice – Nurse Practitioner
The changing demands of the nation's complex health care environment require that nurses serving in specialty positions have the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise.
The BSN/MSN to DNP with specialty certification curriculum at Rush University builds on traditional clinical Master's programs by providing you additional education in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, systems leadership and other content areas that will lead to improved clinical outcomes in complex systems.
Nurse practitioner education focuses on direct care to patients including diagnosis and management appropriate to the population served and clinical practice area. The DNP leading to clinical specialty certification as a nurse practitioner is offered in the following population areas:
- Adult-gerontology acute care
- Adult-gerontology primary care
- Pediatric acute care*
- Pediatric primary care*
- Psychiatric mental health*
*These programs are offered online.
To request more information, contact Rush using the form to the right.