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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Project: A Framework for Success, 3rd Edition

  • Katherine J. Moran
  • Rosanne Burson
  • Dianne Conrad
  • ISBN-10: 1284156958
  • ISBN-13: 9781284156959
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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About the Product

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Project, A Framework for Success, Third Edition guides students and faculty in the DNP project process. With a primary focus on delivering key information on planning, implementing, and evaluating a project, the text also emphasizes the impact that DNP-prepared nurses and well-developed DNP projects have in shaping the future of nursing. The Third Edition focuses on the evolution of the DNP degree by featuring AACN taskforce updates and reorganized content about the clinical scholar and practice scholarship. With chapters devoted to formulating a meaningful DNP project, from selecting appropriate project team members to the importance of communicating and disseminating the results of the project appropriately, it serves as a comprehensive guide for students and faculty alike.


  • Overview of project variability

  • Coverage of project sustainability and measures of impact

  • Navigate 2 Essentials Package features digital templates of the project tools

Table of Contents

Section I: The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Chapter 1: Setting the Stage for the doctor of Nursing Practice Project
Chapter 2: Defining the Doctor of Nursing Practice: Current Trends
Chapter 3: Scholarship in Practice
Chapter 4: Health Care Policy and Advocacy

Section II: The DNP Project
Chapter 5: The Phenomenon of Interest
Chapter 6: Developing the DNP Project
Chapter 7: Aligning Design, Method, and Evaluation with the Clinical Question
Chapter 8: Interprofessional and Intraprofessional Collaboration in the DNP Project
Chapter 9: The DNP Project Team
Chapter 10: Creating and Developing the Project Plan
Chapter 11: Driving the Practicum to Impact the DNP Project
Chapter 12: The Proposal
Chapter 13: The DNP Project Toolbox
Chapter 14: Project Implementation

Section III: Doctor of Nursing Practice Outcomes
Chapter 15: Disseminating the Results
Chapter 16: The Rest of the Story-Evaluating the Doctor of Nursing Practice

New to this edition

  • Updated historical perspectives
  • New chapter on health policy, how policies impact practice, and how the DNP nursing role relates to advocacy