Program Outcomes

  • At the conclusion of the course of study leading to the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Gannon University, the graduate will:

    •  be prepared as advanced practice nurses who are culturally sensitive, competent and safe practitioners and who deliver care and act as advocates for individuals, aggregates, and communities of varying diversity and socioeconomic levels;
    • effectively use technology, large aggregate databases, and information systems to identify, use, and create therapeutic nursing interventions that promote health and prevent disease;
    • identify, analyze, and create evidence-based solutions to individual practice and organizational health care dilemmas;
    • synthesize and utilize ethical, legal, political, and advocacy methodologies to positively impact health care practice and health care delivery systems;
    • promote collaborative and multidisciplinary delivery of health care as members of teams and organizations across the health care practice arena;
    • provide quality nursing leadership and serve as mentors to other nurses, from novice nurses to nurses in advanced practice roles.