DNPs Advancing Population Health Leadership (Inactive)


Day: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Category Credits Issued: 3.0

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

Educational Format: Panel discussion and lecture series with a Q&A period. This activity will be evaluated by each participant at the the conclusion of the lecture.

Target Audience: The activity content is oriented to address the educational & learning needs of professional nurses, practice partners, nursing faculty, student nurses, DNPs, and nursing leaders.

Continuing Education Statement: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Nursing, Pomona, CA is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) to provide continuing education for nurses (Provider Number CEP16821). Registered nurses may report up to 3 credit hours toward the continuing education requirement for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses.

Disclosure: As an educational college approved by the BRN, WesternU requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose prior to the activity all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All disclosed relevant financial relationships will have been resolved prior to the commencement of the activity. Presenters: Kathleen Rindahl, Linda Goldman, and Kelly Vecchiarelli have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest. The CE planners have nothing to disclose.

Course Director: Shara Ally and Dr. Emanuele indicated they have nothing to disclose.

Support: None.

Policy Refund: 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.

Course Description:

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.


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