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DNP Practice Dissertation I

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This course is a continuation of DNP/750 which builds upon the foundation established in the first year residency. The outcome of this course will be a précis that articulates a specific goal and plan that will evolve into the student's DNP Practice Dissertation. Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned DNP practice dissertation study that addresses a gap in the literature and would be important to leaders in a specific field of study.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Refinement of the PICOT Question

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 1]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 1]

    Literature Review Strategies

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 2]

    Research Design

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 3]

    Problem and Purpose Statements

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 4]

    Research Methods and Data Analysis

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 5]

    Collaboration and Interprofessional Practice

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 6]

    Ethics in Research

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 7]

    Finalizing the Précis

    • Competency A: Refine a practice problem for the development of a DNP practice dissertation utilizing the selected PICOT question. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Explain concepts of research methods, research designs, and data analysis processes appropriate to the study of a specified evidence-based practice problem. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Outline how to apply ethical principles in a research plan to reduce bias and provide for the protection of human subjects. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Articulate rationale for the inclusion of stakeholders and interprofessional collaboration as integral to an identified focus of study. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Develop a comprehensive précis reflecting a feasible, meaningful, and aligned practice dissertation study that can affect necessary practice change or the translation of research to practice, and would be important to the practice of nursing and related fields in health care. [Wk 8]
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