Becoming Familiar With the DNP Scholarly Project and PhD Dissertation
As a doctoral candidate, you will complete either a DNP Scholarly Project or a PhD Dissertation. Are you curious about what will be required of you? For this
Assignment, you locate and read materials that pertain to your doctoral program at Walden University, and begin thinking about your DNP Scholarly Project or PhD Dissertation.
Review the DNP section of the Walden University website (http://researchcenter.waldenu.edu/DNP-Doctoral-Study-Program.htm.
Carefully review the requirements for the DNP Scholarly Project process.
Consider the steps and timeline you will work through to complete the DNP Scholarly project.
Write a 1-page paper outlining the steps, timeline for completing the project / dissertation, and the documents you will use for the DNP Scholarly Project . Include the main guide document that identifies the processes and procedures for the appropriate doctoral project.
Summarize the purpose of the DNP Scholarly Project.
Briefly describe a project that would be of interest to you and how you might go about completing that project.
IMPORTANT: PROJECT OF INTEREST: INTRAPROFESSIONAL NURSING COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATION: BEDSIDE ROUNDING
Zaccagnini, M. E., & White, K. W. (2014). The doctor of nursing practice essentials: A new model for advanced practice nursing (2nd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett. [Vital Source e-reader]
[For DNP students ONLY]
Chapter 9, “Emerging Roles for the DNP”
Chapter 4, “Finding Problems and Writing Questions”
Institute of Medicine (IOM). (2010a). The future of nursing: Leading change, advancing health[Consensus report]. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20150211165201/http://iom.edu/Reports/2010/The-Future-of-Nursing-Leading-Change-Advancing-Health.aspx
Institute of Medicine (IOM). (2010b). The future of nursing: Leading change, advancing health[Report brief]. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20150203150734/http://iom.edu/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/2010/The-Future-of-Nursing/Future%20of%20Nursing%202010%20Report%20Brief.pdf