Course Descriptions

Doctor of Nursing Practice

DNP 7105
Healthcare Economics and the Business of Practice
3 credits

This course explores the role of nurses in advanced nursing practice within a rapidly changing healthcare system. Students will explore the implications of current economic and healthcare policies on the healthcare system. Accounting, finance, and marketing principles are presented enabling students to complete a comprehensive business plan. Theories of leadership, quality, risk outcomes, and financial structures for healthcare organizations are discussed providing a framework for change within advanced nursing practice specialties.  

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Combined Post-Masters FNP or AGPCNP Certificate/DNP option, DNP Program, or permission of the DNP Program Chair.