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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7948

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-06-03
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1550 2009-02-23
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HSC 006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Fran D'Avanzo-Schrader 69978 fdavanzo@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7948 DNP Clinical Residency

    Is the course title variable? Y
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1-9 I - Internships (Including Practicum) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    DNP Clinical Residency
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Completion of course work for DNP or consent of program director

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    The DNP for the nurse practitioner includes additional educational preparation and clinical competencies derived from nationally developed core competencies that extend core competencies required for clinical practice of the Masterís prepared NP.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Course has been taught under special topics number for several semesters; permanent number is requested.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    The DNP Residency course is required for the DNP program.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, more than three times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D. Nursing


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    During this course the student will have the opportunity to:

    1. Demonstrate clinical expertise through academic and professional presentations

    2. Demonstrate leadership roles within the college of nursing and clinical residency practice settings

    3. Analyze as a practitioner-scientist the evidence base for nursing and medical practice

    4. Translate research and data to anticipate, predict, and explain variance in practice and health care policy

    5. Apply knowledge of organizational systems and health policy to clinical practice

    6. Apply mentoring skills to nursing students in the academic and clinical setting

    7. Exhibit the clinical, managerial, and educational skills and competencies of the professional role of a DNP

    B. Learning Outcomes

    During this course the student will have the opportunity to:

    1. Demonstrate clinical expertise through academic and professional presentations

    2. Demonstrate leadership roles within the college of nursing and clinical residency practice settings

    3. Analyze as a practitioner-scientist the evidence base for nursing and medical practice

    4. Translate research and data to anticipate, predict, and explain variance in practice and health care policy

    5. Apply knowledge of organizational systems and health policy to clinical practice

    6. Apply mentoring skills to nursing students in the academic and clinical setting

    7. Exhibit the clinical, managerial, and educational skills and competencies of the professional role of a DNP

    C. Major Topics

    DNP Residents are expected to immerse themselves in the academic role of the doctorally prepared nurse practitioner and educator. Individual DNP Residency Contracts will be developed for each resident. Residency placements will be dependent on the DNP residentís current clinical expertise and tailored to optimize professional and practice goals. Residency clinical hours will vary depending on the clinical residency tract identified and embedded clinical competencies. Logic Models of the DNP residentís professional objectives, goals, and progression though out the residency will be developed. Comprehensive clinical logs and procedures will be developed and maintained. Clinical evaluations from the DNP residentís supervising clinician(s), the director of the clinical DNP program and self-evaluations will be required at pre-specified intervals.

    Each DNP resident will development a DNP academic professional portfolio which will contain the following:

    DNP Residency Contract

    Clinical and Procedure Log

    Logic Model

    Clinical Evaluations

    Current CV

    Abstracts of Grand Rounds presentations

    Letters of participation as a guest lecturer in any graduate NP course

    Honors or awards

    Publications

    And any continuing education program, conference, or residency didactic syllabus

    Participation in the seminar is mandatory. Continued exploration of the literature is ongoing and required

    D. Textbooks

    Recommended Peer-Reviewed Journals:

    JAMA

    New England Journal of Medicine

    Annals of Internal Medicine

    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

    Any specialty-specific, peer-reviewed journal

    Academic Professional Portfolio - The Center for 21st Teaching has a workshop on Professional Portfolio Development as well as many other workshops which you might want to participate in. All DNP residents will be eligible for participation. The schedule will be posted on their web-site by the first day of the semester. The web-site is www.cte.usf.edu

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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