DNP Plan of Study

Semester
On-Campus Requirement Course Practice Hours Credits
Summer I One Week (second week in June) NUR 9405 Advanced Practice Nursing: Innovation in Health Care   1
NUR 9408 Evidence Based Practice 20 3
Fall I One Weekend (Thursday evening through Saturday)
NUR 9411 Epidemiological Approaches to Health Care & Health Disparities
20
3
NUR 9407 Quality Improvement and Patient Safety 20 3
NUR 9401 DNP Project Seminar I
100 2
 Spring I
One Weekend (Thursday evening through Saturday) NUR 9410 Health Care Economics and Finance 20 3
NUR 9406 Transformational Leadership in Advanced Practice Nursing 20 3
NUR 9402 DNP Project Seminar II
80 2
Summer II
One Week (second week in June) NUR 9409 Health Policy 20 3
NUR 9412 Ethical & Legal Health Care Issues
20 3
NUR 9403 DNP Project Seminar III 100 2
Fall II One Weekend (Thursday evening through Saturday) NUR 9413 Special Topics
  3
NUR 9404 DNP Project Seminar IV
80
1
    Total 500 hours 32

For more specific dates and information, please see the detailed Plan of Study for the current 2014-15 DNP Cohort.  Also listed is a concept map of the current cohort theme: Interprofessional Approaches to Patient Safety.

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Questions?

Debra Shearer, EdD, MSN, FNP-BC
Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
610.519.8337 debra.shearer@villanova.edu

Liz Nicastro
DNP Program Assistant
610.519.3040 elizabeth.nicastro@villanova.edu