Metropolitan State University

NURS 770 : DNP Scholarship III

A. Course Description
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: NURS 760 DNP Scholarship II  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
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. Advocate for the nursing profession within the policy and healthcare communities.
  2. Demonstrate leadership and accountability in implementation of a new policy or procedure at multiple levels with multiple considerations and constituencies.
  3. Disseminate clinical scholarship knowledge.
  4. Educate others, including policy makers at all levels, regarding nursing, health policy implications, and patient care outcomes.
  5. Facilitate and mentor professional development in self and others.
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.