Rush University

College of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Options and Advanced Public Health

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Options and Advanced Public Health

Format: Online

Program Description:

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.

Accreditation:

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

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