DNP 801 Analytical Methods and the Scholarship of Inquiry, 3 credits

This course examines the development of skills and knowledge to manage biomedical and epidemiological data. Application of evidence based practice and experimental design models for solving practical problems and improving efficiency and effectiveness of care are discussed and provide the foundation, implementation, and evaluation of outcomes research that impact improved processes and quality of care. Students will select the primary focus of the capstone project in the form of a PICO-T question during this course. Students will also conduct a review and critical appraisal of the literature related to the capstone project. Note: 150 practice hours are associated with this course.

Prerequisite: Graduate DNP status or permission of the Director of Graduate Programs.