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) to further your education and potentially enhance your prospects for achieving your career aspirations. At Grand Canyon University, our DNP program offers comprehensive studies covering various subjects that support the development of leadership skills within the nursing and medical industry. Here are some of the areas you can expect to study in the DNP program.

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 can study data analysis as well as techniques that can 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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