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Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P) - General

Offered By: Walden University

Reach the highest level of nursing practice and discover how to promote a more effective and efficient healthcare system. Walden University's Doctor of Nursing Practice gives you the credentials you need to assume a greater leadership role within a healthcare organization, and it can help you contribute to improved patient outcomes and healthcare delivery. You can build on your expertise to further patient care, gain the knowledge and skills needed to train the next generation of nurses, and translate theory into an advanced nursing practice that enhances the health of populations and communities.

With the American Association of Colleges of Nursing calling for advanced practice nurses to hold doctoral degrees by 2015,* earning your DNP can position you for advancement in your specialty. Assume greater practice and leadership roles in healthcare organizations, evaluate and apply research that contributes to better patient outcomes, and promote a more effective and efficient healthcare system.

*Source: Nursing World