The online post-master’s DNP program has been designed for certified advanced practice nurses to be experts in specialized advanced nursing practice (AACN, 2006). The program is comprised of 33 credits over five semesters. Additional content beyond the MSN includes: systems thinking; patient safety and quality; ethics in advanced nursing practice; health policy aimed at patient advocacy; and the completion of a scholarly project that uses evidence-based practice.
Contact our online office at 1-877-830-4636 or visit the Maryville University website for online nursing programs.
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