INRC 2018: Developing Change Agents in an Ever Evolving Healthcare Delivery System - Online Course


Accreditation:  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The changing demands of our complex healthcare environment require the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise to assure quality patient outcomes. This presentation will describe how DNP nurse leaders are leveraging nursing scholarship through evidence-based practice, quality improvement, system redesign, and translational research.

Course Objectives:

  • The learner will be able to articulate the DNP essentials.
  • The learner will be able to demonstrate the understanding of the synergies and differences of the DNP and PhD prepared nurses.
  • The learner will be able to understand the role of the DNP in quality improvement, system redesign, and translational research.
  • The learner will be able to identify how the DNP prepared nurse is positioned to improve the professional practice environment and achieved desired patient outcomes.

About the Author

Dr. Dale Beatty is the Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Stanford Health Care. Stanford healthcare is a premier academic health system and is ANCC 3 times Magnet designated. Stanford Health Care is ranked #9 is US News Report’s Best Hospitals. Dale has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Master of Science DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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