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DNP Curriculum

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DNP Signature Courses (30 credits FOR ALL DNP STUDENTS)

GPNS 912 Clinical Scholarship for Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)

GPNS 916 Health Care Information Systems (3 credits)

GPNG 917 Transcultural Care and Global Health Perspectives (3 credits)

GPNS 927 Structure of Knowledge in Nursing Practice (3 credits)

GPNG 928 Social Justice and Vulnerable Populations (3 credits)

GPNS 929 Program Analysis and Evaluation (3 credits)

GPNS 934 Foundations of Research and Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)

GPNS 935 Epidemiology & Biostatistics (3 credits)

GPNS 936 Health Policy and Finance (3 credits)

GPNS 937 Ethical Leadership in Complex Organizations (3 credits)

Role Immersion Courses (10 credits FOR ALL DNP STUDENTS)

GPNS 938 DNP Role and Doctoral Practice Thesis Identification (1 credit)

GPNS 939 DNP Practicum I: Development of the Doctoral Practice Thesis (3 credits)

GPNS 940 DNP Practicum II: Implementation of the Doctoral Practice Thesis (3 credits)

GPNS 941 DNP Practicum III: Evaluation and Dissemination of the Doctoral Practice Thesis (3 credits)

CHOOSE ONE FOCUS AREA:

CLINICAL PRACTICE FOCUS (6 credits)

GPNS 918 Quality Services for Patient Safety (3 credits)

GPNS 942 Using Genomics and Pharmacogenomics to Advance Health (3 credits)

CLINICAL EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP FOCUS (6 credits)

GPNS 943 The Legal Environment for the Practice of Nursing Education (3 credits)

GPNS 944 Academic Planning and Evaluation for the Practice of Nursing Education  (3 credits)

HEALTH CARE LEADERSHIP FOCUS (6 credits)

GPNS 945 Strategic Planning and Budgeting (3 credits)

GPNS 946 Leading Change for Transforming the HC Environment  (3 credits)

FORENSICS FOCUS (6 credits)

GPNS 947 Forensic Evidence Based Practice in Forensics  (3 credits)

GPNS 948 Theories of Violence  (3 credits)

Revisions to curricula are ongoing.