DNP 8000 Doctor of Nursing Practice Project I (157 experiential engagment hours)

This course begins the DNP project phase of the program. Students will incorporate content from the DNP core courses to successfully plan and develop and evidence-based doctoral project. Utilizing the SQUIRE guidelines, sections 1-6 of the DNP project manuscript will be completed with a description of the problem, available knowledge, rationale, and specific aims of the project. The DNP project team will be formulated with a DNP project chair and team member. Students will be prepared to present their DNP project proposal to the DNP project chair, DNP project team, and their peers by the end of the semester. Approximately 148 experiential engagement hours aligned with the AACN DNP Essentials will be completed in this course.




Admission to the Combined Post-Masters FNP or AGPCNP Certificate/DNP option OR current national board certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, or Nurse Anesthetist) OR completion of DNP 9001, DNP 9002, DNP 9003, and DNP 9004.