2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (DNP)

Graduates of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist track use advanced skills to care for adults in increasingly complex acute and critical care settings. The curriculum focuses on three spheres of impact: patient care, nursing personnel, and the health care system. Graduates of the track possess the core competencies to practice as a CNS for acute and critically ill adult patients in a variety of inpatients settings, including direct care, consultation, systems leadership, collaboration, research, ethical decision-making, and advocacy.