The DNP Program consists of 38 credit hours beyond the master’s level advanced practice nursing credits. The number of Required Courses is 13: four Core Courses; four Advanced Core Courses; and five Residency Courses. The program must be completed in order of Core, Advanced Core, and Residency. Course requirements will vary depending upon students’ earned graduate degrees and the number of precepted clinical hours from the graduate program of study. Students entering with an MBA degree are required to complete a Nursing Research/Evidence-based Practice bridge sequence of 6 credits with possible waiver of NUR 702 and NUR 609, based on an individualized review.
In addition to the required courses, students may be required to enroll in NUR 881 (Capstone Project Seminar) and/or NUR 883 (Clinical Capstone Residency Seminar should they require additional time for capstone project development or completion. Both courses are 1 credit.
The following table depicts the structure of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Curriculum:
NUR 703: Professional Ethics
NUR 609: Health Care Economics
NUR 614: Informatics and Health Care Systems
NUR 695: Public Policy Initiatives: Local to Global
NUR/PH 637: Epidemiology
NUR 704: Statistics and Biostatistics
NUR 750: Translating Research into Practice
NUR 751: Clinical Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration
NUR 880: Clinical Capstone Project
NUR 882: Clinical Capstone Residency
NUR 883 Clinical Capstone Residency Seminar (Pass/Fail)
Patricia Bicknell, Ed.D., APRN, ACNS-BC, CNL
Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
La Salle University
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Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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