Focuses on the skills needed to critically examine research and clinical practice. Explore databases and evaluate the quality of research, as well as its applicability to advanced nursing practice. Facilitates the analysis of various types and levels of evidence for determining best practices. Identifies strategies for disseminating evidence-based research, interdisciplinary collaboration, and improving patient care and outcomes. Prerequisites: Admission to the D.N.P. Program; Math 502, NURS 544, 542 or equivalent. Three hours per week.
NURS 750 ADULT HEALTH CARE MGMT (Fall 2019)
Focuses on primary care of adult clients including health promotion and disease prevention within the context of the family. Incorporates critical thinking and clinical reasoning to establish diagnoses for and provide therapeutic management of adult clients with common short-term and chronic stable health problems. Emphasizes quality and cost-effective care of diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. May not receive credit for both NURS 558 and NURS 750. Prerequisites: NURS 510, 511, 522. Three hours lecture,14 hours clinical per week for a total of 200 hours.
NURS 881 DNP PROJECT 1: TOPIC & ID (Fall 2019)
Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Explore the literature in an area of interest to identify the topic for an evidence-based project that will improve health care outcomes and provide the foundation for future scholarship. Prerequisite: NURS 744 or permission of instructor. One hour per week.