Nursing Practice Major

This major is a practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice.

Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Nursing Practice Major (use the College Search feature and enter "nursing practice" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Nursing Practice Major?

If you work in the realm of Nursing Practice, you likely have earned your master’s degree and are responsible for helping nurses provide the highest-quality, most cost-efficient care possible. You do this by making decisions that help shape the good health and well-being of patients, the providers, the payers, and the policy makers to make sure that they are all grounded on a trustworthy evidence base.  You will need to account for individual variation in patient needs, as well as will support the generation of new insights on clinical efficiency.

 

Organizations in Nursing Practice Major

 

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

 

Publications/Magazines in Nursing Practice