2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 8510 - Evidence-Based Practice III: Implementation, Evaluation, and Dissemination


(3 cr.)
The focus of this DNP practicum course is on the evaluation of an evidence-based health project relevant to aggregate, systems, or organizational levels of healthcare. In addition, students develop and plan for the dissemination of a scholarly product generated by that project to a wider community of scholar-practitioners. Students work with an approved practicum mentor to generate practicum evidence and complete practicum journal requirements, and the evidence-based project, demonstrating the use of leadership skills and advanced nursing practice knowledge to promote quality improvement, improve health outcomes, and inform healthcare policy. Students in the DNP practicum course are provided with the opportunity to reflect on self-evaluation, professional growth, and postgraduation plans.
Prerequisites
  • NURS 8500 or NURS 8500A or NURS 8500C or NURS 8500F or NURS 8500K or NURS 8500M or NURS 8500S

Note: This 3-credit practicum course has a 1:6 ratio of credit to practicum hours, resulting in 216 practicum hours.



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