NURS 770

DNP Scholarship III

3 Graduate credits
Effective May 10, 2014 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course focuses on the evaluation of a clinical scholarship project designed to improve health outcomes of a defined population. Students will evaluate the entire project process, present a plan for project sustainability, and reflect on his/her role leading the project. Students must successfully present the clinical scholarship project and develop a plan for dissemination of the findings. Students will accrue 100 clinical hours related to the clinical scholarship project. Competence Statement: Knows concepts of project management well enough to evaluate and present the clinical scholarship project.


Special information

Note: This course meets four times via a synchronous meeting platform. The remainder of hours is spent in a practice site on the clinical scholarship project.

Learning outcomes


  • Advocate for the nursing profession within the policy and healthcare communities.
  • Demonstrate leadership and accountability in implementation of a new policy or procedure at multiple levels with multiple considerations and constituencies.
  • Disseminate clinical scholarship knowledge.
  • Educate others, including policy makers at all levels, regarding nursing, health policy implications, and patient care outcomes.
  • Facilitate and mentor professional development in self and others.