Metropolitan State University

NURS 760 : DNP Scholarship II

A. Course Description
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: NURS 750 DNP Scholarship I  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course focuses on implementing a clinical scholarship project designed to improve health outcomes of a defined population. Students will lead the clinical scholarship project; while collaborating with stakeholders, the capstone clinical mentor, and the Capstone Project Adviser. Students accrue 100 clinical hours related to the clinical scholarship project. Competence Statement: Knows concepts of project management well enough to implement the clinical scholarship project.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/10/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Demonstrate leadership in implementation of clinical practice guidelines and evaluation of outcomes.
  2. Employ high level consultative and leadership skills with intraprofessional and interprofessional teams to create change in health care and complex health care delivery systems.
  3. Implement a context-sensitive clinical practice guideline or project to address a clinical nursing practice problem.
  4. Implement standards/principles for selecting and evaluating information systems relevant to nursing practice.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. 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.