Welcome to the DNP Project Website, your one-stop shop for all your DNP Project resources. Below is a step-by-step guide to completing your project, including links to the resources you’ll need along the way. The project process is collaborative and iterative, and we recommend reviewing the steps below when you begin the DNP program. Bookmark this page as well, so you can refer back to it often.
Step-by-Step Process to Completing your DNP Project
Step 1: Review DNP Project Process Guide before starting your first course
Step 2: Start NURS 8110: Scientific Foundations for Nursing
Step 3: Nominate Chair in Week 6 of NURS 8110
Step 4: Review the DNP Project Prospectus Guide, Rubric, & Templates
Links to templates: http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/formandstyle/programs/dnp
Step 5: Register and work in your NURS 8700: DNP Project Mentoring classroom
Step 6: Work your chair when you’re ready to submit your final draft of your prospectus into MyDR
Step 7: After prospectus approval, repeat steps 5 and 6 to complete your proposal.
Step 8: Prepare for and present your Oral Defense of your proposal
Step 9: Once the chair has uploaded your proposal for URR review in MyDR, you can start the ethics review process with IRB by completing Form A
· Your chair will be automatically copied. Your chair does not need to review Form A in advance.
· You will receive an emailed set of “next steps” from IRB within 10 business days. To prevent delays, please copy your chair on all correspondence with IRB.
Step 10: Conduct study or project and collect data.
Step 11: Complete sections 4 and 5 with your chair’s feedback.
Step 12: After your final paper is approved by your committee, complete the Form & Style process.
Step 13: Schedule, prepare for, and attend the Final Oral Defense
Step 14: Submit the final project final paper with abstract to chair, member, and URR.
Step 15: CAO provides feedback and requests for revision or approves.
Step 16: Submit approved study for publication in ProQuest/UMI, using instructions provided.