Role Transition to APRN

Course Number: NURS 523
Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): Graduate Nursing Students

The role of the APRN is an advanced practice health care provider at the DNP level in contemporary society is explored. The history of the APRN and the DNP will be explored. Students will be introduced to the specialty that APRN roles have in leadership, policy, practice, and advocacy. The importance of the DNP in the health care system will be emphasized, as well as conceptualizations of DNP competencies and DNP scholarship.