DNP Residency

Course Number: Nursing 950
Credit(s): 3-6
Type: Capstone; clinical
Prerequisite(s): DNP Program enrollment

This residency provides a mentored practice experience in a clinical setting. The student will have an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in the program. Students will become actively involved in senior leadership roles and, where possible, carry out part of their scholarly project. Placement will be individualized based on the students’ learning objectives, previous clinical and leadership experiences, and career goals. Students will participate in a seminar when enrolled for residency credits. Course may be repeated to accommodate part-time students or students who need additional clinical and leadership experiences to complete 6 credits. All DNP students must complete a minimum of 3 credits in a residency as a capstone experience.