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DNP 2.0 Updates

The School of Nursing is in the process of revising the DNP curriculum. The revised curriculum will be implemented in autumn quarter 2013.

  • As a reminder, please know that most School of Nursing faculty are on 9-month appointments.  While some faculty are either on-campus and/or responding to email in the summer months, most are not.  Faculty return to campus officially on September 16, 2013.
  • Frequently Asked Questions for Current DNP Students

August 13, 2013

Curriculum grids for DNP 2.0 specialty tracks are now available!  These grids are for students who are beginning the DNP program in autumn 2013.

We have a Graduate School-approved transition plan that, wherever possible, meets the needs of our currently enrolled MN and DNP students.  We will support your ability to graduate on time, make no changes that increase your cost, and allow you to choose curricular options that are the least restrictive for you.  Using these principles, the transition plan will ensure that, wherever possible, students in DNP 1.0 or the MN are able to complete the appropriate degree requirements in a timely manner.

August 9, 2013

TOPIC: Winter and Spring quarter 2014 DNP core courses

Which courses are we talking about?

Winter 2014

  1. Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Practice
  2. Health Policy
  3. Social Determinants of Health & Health Equity

Spring 2014

  1. Appraisal & Translation of Evidence for Practice
  2. Methods of Program Evaluation & Quality Improvement
  3. Foundations of Health Systems & Health Economics

When will these courses be offered?

In Winter and Spring quarter 2014, DNP core courses will be meet all day on Thursdays. Classes will meet in-person/on-campus during weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, and 10 of winter and spring quarter 2014. Classes will not meet in-person during weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, and 9 of winter and spring quarter 2014 (but coursework continues), as these courses are hybrid (in-person and online).

Who do I ask about my program of study and how do I reach them?

Questions about your program of study? For example, want to know whether you should register for a course? Please contact your faculty academic advisor or track lead. If you don’t know who your faculty academic advisor is yet, please check your email in case they’ve contacted you already and/or please check here:

  1. What is a faculty academic advisor? Please see our DNP Academic Advisors web page for more information.
  2. Who is the track lead? Please click on the link for your track on the Graduate Tracks page to find a name and contact information.

July 26, 2013

First, welcome! We all look forward to your arrival in autumn quarter!

Autumn quarter 2013 DNP core courses are now published on the UW and UW-PCE Time Schedules and open for registration.

Which courses are we talking about?

Fall quarter DNP core courses that are now on the UW and PCE Time Schedules and open for registration are:

  • NSG 530 (4 credits) - Leadership, Communication, and Professional Identity (Brown and Shannon)
  • NSG 555 (3 credits) - Perspectives on Implementing Research in Advanced Nursing Practice (Boutain and C. Landis)
  • NURS 552 (3 credits) - Wellness, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention (Johnson and Belza)

How do I know if I’m supposed to register through the UW or the UW-PCE Time Schedule?

Information about the funding base (i.e., tuition-based or fee-based; this drives where/how you register) may be found on each graduate track's page.

  • If the program is "fee-based," then you should register through the UW-PCE Time Schedule linked below.
  • If the program is not "fee-based,” you should register through the UW Time Schedule linked below.

Where are the UW and PCE Time Schedules and directions on how do I register?

Who and how?

  • Questions about your Program of Study? For example, want to know whether you should register for a course? Please contact your Faculty Academic Advisor or Track Lead. If you don’t know who your Faculty Academic Advisor is yet, please check your email in case they’ve contacted you already and/or please check here:
  1. What is a Faculty Academic Advisor? Please see here: http://nursing.uw.edu/academics/dnp-academic-advisors
  2. Who is the Track (or Specialty) Lead? Please click on the link for your track/specialty here to get a name and contact information: http://nursing.uw.edu/academics/graduate-tracks
  • Questions about the mechanics of how to register and/or for problems registering? Please contact Student and Academic Services Time Schedule Program Coordinator Tina Valdez (tvaldez@uw.edu) with a Cc to Program Coordinator for Fee-Based Program Development and Admissions Maria Tong (mtong@uw.edu) and Student and Academic Services Assistant Director Patrick Tufford (ptufford@uw.edu)

What should Faculty Academic Advisors and/or Track Leads do at this point?

We in SAS encourage Faculty Academic Advisors and/or Track Leads to proactively contact incoming students. Students new to UW will be going through the registration process for the first time. Regardless of being “new” or not, all incoming students for Fall 2013 may not be familiar with our course registration process and may need support above and beyond what I’m about to send them.

May 6, 2013

  • Students are strongly encouraged to attend full-time.  The curriculum was designed for full-time study.  Students may go part-time but, because of course sequencing, there may be quarters when there are no required courses available.

May 2, 2013

The following information is subject to change:

  • DNP 2.0 classes in Autumn quarter 2013 will be on Thursdays from approximately 8 AM to 8 PM in weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 of the quarter and possibly final exam week.  Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 of the quarter will have online learning components.
  • Names of Autumn 2013 courses are:
    • Perspectives on Implementing Research in Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr)
    • Leadership Communication & Professional Identity (4 cr)
    • Wellness, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (3 cr)

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