This Program of Study is suggested for students who have an earned Graduate degree in Nursing with a focus in Advanced Practice Nursing. During the first semester of enrollment in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, the student and his or her academic advisor will develop an individualized plan that is based on the student’s prior graduate course work and stated career goals and is consistent with national and professional standards and guidelines. The original plan and any variation from it after matriculation must be approved by the advisor and by the Program Chair.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS (27-29)
|GRD 600||Orientation to Creighton||0|
|Research/Theory Core Courses|
|NUR 686||Evaluative Methods for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice||3|
|NUR 900||DNP Scholarly Project (repeat for a total of 6 credits) *||6|
|Leadership/Policy Core Courses|
|MHE 607||Practical Ethics in Health Care Settings||3|
|NUR 704||Health Care Policy and Law||2|
|Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NCR) Courses||6|
|Role Support Core Courses|
|NUR 692||Financial Organization of U.S. Healthcare||2|
|Specialty and Role Courses|
|NUR 901||Residency: Advanced Practice Nurse||2-4|
The student completes a minimum of 6 credit hours in NUR 900 DNP Scholarly Project during which he or she develops the Scholarly Project. NUR 900 is taken in 2 credit hour increments. One hour is a seminar credit hour and one hour is a practicum credit hour. Once the student has enrolled in the first 2 credit hours of NUR 900, the student must continue to enroll in a minimum of 2 credit hours of NUR 900. Once a student has enrolled in 6-credit hours of NUR 900, the student must continue to enroll in a minimum of 1 credit hour of NUR 900 until all prerequisites for the Residency Course has been met.
This Program of Study includes a minimum of 375 supervised practicum hours. A minimum of 1000 credited post-baccalaureate clinical hours are required for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. The student will be required to provide evidence of the number of direct practicum hours completed in their graduate program. This will determine the number of credits the student is required to take in NUR 901 Residency: Advanced Practice Nurse.