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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials
A New Model for Advanced Practice Nursing

Author(s): Mary Zaccagnini, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, Faculty Ad Honorarium, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kathryn White, DNP, RN, CRNA, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763773465
  • Paperback    524 pages      © 2011
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials assists and advises current DNP students, students considering obtaining the degree, and also serves as a reference for those who have already completed a DNP program. This text is modeled after the eight DNP Essentials as outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Each section discusses the materials relevant to an element of the essentials document and helps students understand the Essentials and complete the steps necessary to fulfill the requirements of the degree. 

Key Features Include:

 

  • Imagining the DNP role
  • Chapters for each Essential
  • Traditional and Emerging roles for the DNP
  • Ethics and the practice of the DNP
  • A model for the DNP project process
  • Written by DNPs with expertise and experience in the subject area
Introduction  
Imagining the DNP Role  
Chapter 1  Nursing Science and Theory: Scientific Underpinnings for Practice
Chapter 2  Systems Thinking, Healthcare Organizations, and the Advanced Practice Nurse Leader
Chapter 3  Clinical Scholarship and Evidence Based Practice
Chapter 4  Information Systems/Technology and Patient Care Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care
Chapter 5  Healthcare Policy for Advocacy in Health Care
Chapter 6  Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health
Chapter 7  Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health
Chapter 8  Ethics for DNP Practice
Chapter 9  Advanced Practice Nursing Roles for the DNP
Chapter 10  Emerging Roles for the DNP
Chapter 11  A Template for the DNP Project
Appendix  Summary of The American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials

Mary Zaccagnini, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC-Faculty Ad Honorarium, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Kathryn White, DNP, RN, CRNA-University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    

  • "The Doctor of Nursing Practice Essentials is perfect for first clinical DNP courses. The slides are great too."

    Mary Aroda, PhD, DNP, FNP
    University of Massachusetts, Boston
     

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