DN703 Scientific Foundations for Practice Doctorate

In this course, participants will explore the evolution of nursing science and the inception of the DNP degree, emphasizing the use of evidence to impact the health of populations. The curriculum introduces advanced levels of systems thinking, concentrating on the development of programs geared towards enhancing patient, population, and health system outcomes, guided by the available levels of evidence. Students will evaluate innovative practice approaches based on theories from nursing and allied disciplines. Throughout the course, an analysis of a healthcare problem or relevant clinical inquiry for the DNP project will be conducted, with a simultaneous identification of the population focus for the DNP project. Completion of this course involves a requirement of 50 supervised practice hours, which can be applied to the doctoral project.

Quarter Credit Hours: 5 | Prerequisite: None

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