804.1 & 804.2 Capstone Project DNP Leadership

This capstone course is a combination seminar/practicum and provides the student with the opportunity to synthesize previous learning in the implementation and evaluation of a system level change designated to immediately improve healthcare outcomes. During the 128 Practicum hours associated with this course, the student will conduct a change project based on principles of science and evidence-based practice, healthcare quality, and systems leadership. In the seminar portion of this course, discussions focus on the sophisticated leadership skills required of the nurse executive, including the highest level of analytic thinking and problem-solving skills. Prerequisites: 700, 710, 720, 735, 740, 745, 760 & 770. 6 S.H.