DNP 820 Topic 8 DQ 1 & 2
DNP 820 Topic 8 DQ 1 & 2
Topic 8 DQ 1
Describe and discuss the differences between research, research utilization, and evidence-based practice. Provide examples.
Topic 8 DQ 2
Describe how you will assist others to generate their own evidence-based practice questions. Discuss what your professional obligation as a DNP-prepared nurse is related to evidence-based practice, patients, and other nurses?
DNP 820 Week 8 Practice Hours Portfolio
The Typhon Tracking System will be used to document and follow the status of your practice immersion hours throughout this and every subsequent course. Learners must be able to document a minimum of 50 concurrently or previously logged practice hours in association with this course, which will contribute to fulfillment of the total required 1,000 post-baccalaureate practice hours by the conclusion of the program. Review the Practice Hours Portfolio Required Elements below, then review the Guidelines for Graduate Field Experiences located in the GCU Student Success Center for details on what may/may not qualify as practice hours.
Practice Hours Portfolio Required Elements
The Practice Hours Portfolio (using the Typhon Student Tracking System) will include all of the following elements:
- Individual Success Plan signed off by mentor.
- Comprehensive clinical log of hours applied to doctoral level learning outcomes.
- Learner evaluations (final).
- Practice mentor evaluations (final).
- Current and updated CV (update each course as necessary).
- Faculty approvals of the Individual Success Plan and documented practice immersion hours. (Learner is responsible for obtaining approvals.)
- Practice mentor’s approval of the Individual Success Plan and documented practice immersion hours. (Learner is responsible for obtaining approvals.)
Practice Hours Completion Statement
Learners will track their practice hours within the Typhon Tracking System throughout each course and via the Practice Hours Completion Statement provided in this assignment.
Complete the following statement in a Word document, submit it to the instructor, and complete the Typhon Tracking System entries appropriate for this course.
Practice Hours Completion Statement DNP-820
I, (INSERT NAME), verify that I have completed (NUMBER OF) practice hours in association with the goals and objectives for this course. I have also tracked said practice hours in the Typhon Student Tracking System for verification purposes and will be sure that all approvals are in place from my faculty and practice mentor.
DNP 820 Week 8 Reflective Journal
Learners are required to maintain a reflective journal integrating leadership and inquiry into current practice.
In your journal, reflect on the personal knowledge and skills gained in the this course and address a variable combination of the following: new practice approaches, intraprofessional collaboration, health care delivery and clinical systems, ethical considerations in health care, population health concerns, the role of technology in improving health care outcomes, health policy, leadership and economic models, and/or health disparities. Outline what you have discovered about your professional practice, personal strengths and weaknesses that have surfaced, what additional resources and abilities could be introduced to a given situation to influence optimal outcomes, and finally how you met the competencies aligned to this course.
Additional information regarding your reflective journal is found in the DC Network.
Submit your reflective journal both to the instructor and in the Typhon Tracking System under the corresponding course section. Failure to submit your journal in both the course room and Typhon systems may result in a grade of Incomplete for the course.
You are not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
DNP 820 Week 8 Scholarly Activities
Throughout the DNP program, learners are required to provide a report documenting participation in a minimum of four scholarly activities outside of clinical or professional practice. These reports will be due in specific courses throughout the program, as described below, and must be documented in your Practice Portfolio by the end of each course in which an activity report is due.
Examples of scholarly activities include attending conferences, seminars, grand rounds, participating in policy and quality improvement committees, writing scholarly publications, participating in community planning, serving as a guest lecturer, etc. Involvement in and contribution to interdisciplinary initiatives are also acceptable scholarly activities.
Documentation of these activities is required in DNP-810, DNP-820, DNP-830, and DNP-840.
A summary report of the scholarly activity, including who, what, where, when and take home points, will be submitted as the assignment. Include the appropriate program competencies associated with the scholarly activity and future professional goals related to this activity. You may use the “Scholarly Activity Summary” template to help guide this assignment.
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