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2012-2013 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Doctor of Nursing Practice D.N.P.

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The online post-master’s DNP program has been designed for certified advanced practice nurses to be experts in specialized advanced nursing practice (AACN, 2006). The program is comprised of 30 credits over five semesters in a blended learning format. See sample progression plan below. Additional content beyond the MSN includes: systems thinking; patient safety and quality; ethics in advanced nursing practice; health policy aimed at patient advocacy; and the completion of a scholarly project that uses evidence-based practice.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Semester 1:  NURS 700 & 701

Semester 2:  NURS 702 & 703

Semester 3:  NURS 704 & 705

Semester 4:  NURS 706 & 708

Semester 5:  NURS 707 & 709

30 Total Credits

500 Total Project Hours

Clinical Scholarship - topic for scholarly project and review

Research - integrative review

Clinical Inquiry I - proposal writing and IRB approval

Clinical Inquiry II - implementation of project

Clinical Inquiry III - evaluation and dissemination

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