Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
NUR 3031D 2 Methodologies for Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects

During this course, students develop a proposal appropriate for a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) project.  The evidence-based proposal includes the following components: (a) a focus on a change that directly or indirectly affects health care outcomes, (b) a focus on a system or population/aggregate, (c) an implementation plan in an arena or area of practice, (d) a plan for sustainability, and (e) an evaluation plan that measures processes and/or outcomes (formative or summative).  During this course, students learn to apply the following four methodologies for the development and conduct of a DNP project and future scholarly projects, specifically quality improvement, surveillance, program evaluation, and N of 1.