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DNP capstone projects : exemplars of excellence in practice

Author: Barbara A Anderson; Joyce M Knestrick; Rebeca Barroso
Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a unique focus on exemplary, completed DNP capstone projects, this book delivers key information on designing, constructing, and completing a high quality capstone project. It demonstrates the impact that a well-conceived capstone project can have on facilitating change and addresses all program, administrative, policy, and clinical issues that DNP students may encounter during the capstone process. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DNP capstone projects.
(DLC) 2014016027
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Anderson; Joyce M Knestrick; Rebeca Barroso
ISBN: 0826130267 9780826130266
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 894138880
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 190 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The emergence and impact of the DNP degree on clinical practice / Bobbie Berkowitz --
BSN to DNP : the journey to exemplary capstone projects / Judith A. Kaufman --
The DNP essentials and the evidence-based practice framework : foundations of a capstone exemplar / Pamela Lusk, Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, and Lynn Gallagher Ford --
Burnout as a barrier to practice among nurse-midwives : examining the evidence / Rebeca Barroso --
Changing the paradigm : diabetic group visits in a primary care setting / Gwendolyn Short --
Promoting compassion fatigue resiliency among emergency department nurses / Kathleen Flarity, Elizabeth Holcomb, and J. Eric Gentry --
Micro-costing analysis of a freestanding birth center : development of a data collection tool / Linda Cole, Kathryn Osborne, and Xiao Xu --
High-fidelity simulation in graduate education : impact on learning and practice / Tia P. Andrighetti and Joyce M. Knestrick --
Medicare reimbursement and the nurse practitioner : an issue of equity / Gigi Whaley-Pryor --
Enhancement of neonatal hypothermia prevention and recognition skills in rural Uganda / Elizabeth Whitworth and Barbara A. Anderson --
Hypertension group healthcare visits : improving clinical outcomes --
Heather Shlosser and Edie Devers Barbero --
The clinical case narrative : preparing the DNP nurse to deliver comprehensive care / Janice Smolowitz and Judy Honig --
The impact of DNP projects on quality and safety in health care organizations / Carol Patton --
Implementation and dissemination of DNP practice scholarship / David G. O'Dell.
Other Titles: Doctor of nursing practice capstone projects
Responsibility: Barbara A. Anderson, Joyce M. Knestrick, Rebeca Barroso, editors.

Abstract:

With a unique focus on exemplary, completed DNP capstone projects, this book delivers key information on designing, constructing, and completing a high quality capstone project. It demonstrates the impact that a well-conceived capstone project can have on facilitating change and addresses all program, administrative, policy, and clinical issues that DNP students may encounter during the capstone process. The book examines a variety of capstone projects from across the U.S.--quality improvement projects, strategic plans, advocacy, clinical case narratives, and other innovations--that demonstrate efficacy in clinical nursing practice outcomes and positive impact upon the health care environment. The book analyzes the components of these exemplary capstones to demonstrate how each has provided leadership for change in practice, promoted interdisciplinary collaboration, contributed to advocacy and policy change, and enhanced quality improvement in health care systems. Key Features: Focuses on a wide range of exemplary, completed DNP capstone projects, Provides a roadmap for excellence in creating capstone projects, Analyzes components of capstones that have effected positive change, Includes strategies for implementing evidence-based practices for nurses and other health care providers, Highlights DNP leadership and resulting positive changes in clinical practice.
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