4 Areas of Study in the DNP Program

Classroom of DNP students

As an MSN-prepared nurse, you might be interested in pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in order to advance your education and achieve your career goals. At Grand Canyon University, learners in our DNP program study a variety of topics that help them become leaders in the medical industry. Some of the areas you can expect to study in the DNP program include:

Emerging Areas of Human Health

GCU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program covers emerging areas of human health to stay abreast of health and disease trends. You will study the latest known diseases to learn about their associated risk factors, treatment options and future research.

Data Analysis

Medical professionals are constantly researching health issues and treatment options, so a background in data analysis is crucial. In GCU’s DNP program, you will study data analysis as well as techniques that will help you logically analyze data while reviewing research.

Population Management

The data analysis skills you obtain in your DNP program will also assist you when you learn about population management. Further your skills in analyzing and combining data about patients within a certain group to determine health trends and risk factors for that group.

Patient Outcomes and Sustainable Change

In GCU’s DNP program, you will delve further into patient outcomes and the success rate of certain treatments, along with sustainable change to encourage future health.

GCU strives to help learners find success in their academic and future careers. If you want more information about Grand Canyon University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, visit the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions website or click the green Request More Information button at the top of the page.

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