The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice-focused degree that prepares nurses to function at the highest level of practice for the current health care environment based on a strong scientific foundation for practice. Emphasis is on evidence-based practice, leadership, cultural competence, organizational analysis and policy.
The National Association of School Nurses (2012) defines school nursing as a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, life-long achievement and health of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate normal development and positive student responses to interventions; promote health and safety including a healthy environment; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.
"Accent on the Individual" means providing instruction, support and fostering a positive relationship with each student of Ashland University. These actions include promoting learning through...Read more