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DNP807B Quality Improvement Practicum

Lead Faculty: Dr. Cheryl Ahern-Lehmann

Course Description

Introduction to practicum sites. With expert mentors, students negotiate practice goals, begin practice. In collaboration with mentors, students utilize EBP, QI knowledge to identify healthcare quality/safety question, begin research analysis, project development for DNP Capstone Project. This course is 100 practicum hours in length. Grading is by S or U only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work with course instructor and practicum mentor to identify a quality improvement project for the practicum.
  • Use principles and strategies of project management science to create and supervise a clinical quality improvement project.
  • Prepare the final QI project report for publication and oral presentation.

Prerequisite

Corequisite