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Kathleen Rindahl, DNP, RN
Linda Goldman, DNP, RN
Kelly Vecchiarelli, DNP, RN

October 26, 2019 (Saturday)

Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona Campus
Health Education Center (HEC) Building, Classroom A
701 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766


The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) offers unique contributions and achievements to advance population health serving in key leadership roles to shape the health of communities, influencing policy, and facilitating practice change at the system-level of care delivery to improve health outcomes. As advocates and stewards of the nursing profession, DNPs lead collaborative efforts engaging global, national, state, and local entities to implement, integrate, and evaluate a variety of initiatives and programs to address health disparities influenced by health determinants that target health promotion and disease prevention strategies to optimize health outcomes as a comprehensive approach to address population health needs.

Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the nurse will be able to:

  • Define the DNPs leadership role in population health.
  • Discuss the role of the DNP in developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based strategies to improve health and health care for various populations.
  • Identify future and/or innovative roles for DNPs as they collectively shape the dimensions of population health.
  • Explore strategies and partnerships targeting social determinants of health and health inequities.



Refund policy:

Requests for refunds will be processed up to 7 days prior to the course. There is a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given less than 7 days prior to course or for non-attendance.