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DNP Expectations Seminar

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This foundational course introduces students to the program requirements and doctoral learning expectations for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Students engage in structured activities and guided dialogue to promote inter/intrapersonal collaboration; explore the School of Advanced Studies' integrated scholar-practitioner-leader model; and demonstrate the initiative needed to take the next steps in their doctoral journey through iterative improvements to critical thinking, reading, and writing by applying faculty feedback, writing resources, and personal insights. Competencies: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system.

This graduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 1
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Critical Reading, Writing, Thinking, and Reflection for Expert Practice

    • Competency A: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. [WK 2]
    • Competency B: Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. [WK 2]
    • Competency C: Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. [WK 2]
    • Competency D: Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. [WK 2]
    • Competency E: Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system. [WK 2]

    Self-Assessment and Readiness for Advanced Doctoral Nursing Practice

    • Competency A: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. [WK 3]
    • Competency B: Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. [WK 3]
    • Competency C: Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. [WK 3]
    • Competency D: Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. [WK 3]
    • Competency E: Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system. [WK 3]

    Dialogue and Community Building

    • Competency A: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. [WK 4]
    • Competency B: Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. [WK 4]
    • Competency C: Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. [WK 4]
    • Competency D: Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. [WK 4]
    • Competency E: Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system. [WK 4]

    Scholarship and the DNP Practice Dissertation

    • Competency A: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. [WK 5]
    • Competency B: Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. [WK 5]
    • Competency C: Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. [WK 5]
    • Competency D: Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. [WK 5]
    • Competency E: Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system. [WK 5]

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the SPL Model

    • Competency A: Explain how the Doctor of Nursing Practice program aligns with the scholarship-practice-leadership model and differentiates the DNP from other terminal nursing degrees. [WK 1]
    • Competency B: Self-assess doctoral program readiness using the AACN Essentials of doctoral education for advanced nursing practice at the doctoral level. [WK 1]
    • Competency C: Apply critical reading, writing, and thinking skills to create original, substantive analysis and synthesis. [WK 1]
    • Competency D: Synthesize faculty feedback to generate effective continuous improvement strategies. [WK 1]
    • Competency E: Engage in dialogue and community building practices to support the role of the DNP as a scholar-practitioner-leader focused on transforming the quality of the health care system. [WK 1]
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