Doctor of Nursing Practice: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Options and Advanced Public Health Nursing
The Adult-Gerontology CNS program focuses on nursing leadership, consultation and participation in multidisciplinary clinical programs for adults and older adults in a variety of settings. Graduates are qualified to sit for the adult-gerontology CNS certification exam.
The Neonatal CNS integrates care of the neonate across the continuum of care and through three spheres of influence: direct patient/client care, nurses & nursing practice, and systems and organizations.
The Pediatric CNS program prepares graduates to provide leadership and patient/case management in the care of children with acute and chronic conditions in a variety of settings.
The Advanced Public Health Nursing (APHN) program develops skills in assessing, planning and evaluating nursing interventions for individuals, families and aggregates/populations. There is strong emphasis on health promotion, primary prevention, and program management.
The Rush University College of Nursing was re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in 2009. The College was accredited for ten years through 2019, the maximum granted by CCNE.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999