The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has called for increasing the education of all health care professionals in response to the escalating technological and decision-making complexities and the growing demand for healthcare services in the United States.
UL Lafayette DNP graduates are poised to impact healthcare delivery through knowledge of evidence-based practice, leadership, organizational management, outcomes improvement and direct clinical practice.
Areas in which DNP graduates are prepared to work:
- Nursing administration
- Academic settings
- Private clinical practice
- Healthcare research
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Hospitals and urgent care clinics
- Risk management
- Healthcare policy development and implementation