This course focuses on the philosophy of science in nursing and its application to practice inquiry and practice knowledge development. Theories, models, and concepts that inform advanced nursing practice are systematically examined and evaluated. Students analyze the foundations of middle-range theories and explore application of theory to doctoral advanced nursing practice.Prerequisite: Prior to taking this course, you must have successfully admitted to the DNP Program or have instructor permission to enroll.
3 Graduate credits
Effective May 1, 2012 to present
- Demonstrates methods of practice inquiry and knowledge development in advanced nursing practice.
- Analyze and critique theories, frameworks, and models from multiple perspectives including anti-racism
- Evaluate a specific middle-range theory and apply it to simulated practice setting.