To prepare for the form and style review, we recommend using the following checklist, which is the same checklist we use when we review capstone manuscripts and the checklist we return to the student and committee along with the completed review.
A DNP doctoral project is a formal manuscript written to address a problem in nursing practice. Walden DNP doctoral projects consist of five sections.
You can access the Center for Research Quality website for information on the process, checklists, and rubrics for the capstone project, and you can also access samples of published dissertations through the Walden Library. If you have writing or APA questions for the proposal or final capstone project, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walden editors are currently revising and updating the template instructional video.
Please review the 2019 Capstone Writing Clinic presentation, Using the Capstone Template.
In this video form and style editors, Dr. Joe Gredler and Carey Little Brown, as well as capstone support editor, Sam Herrington, demonstrate and discuss how to use the Walden capstone templates.
The opening and introduction in this recording, about the first 20 minutes, covers:
The second portion of this recording, from about 20 minutes in (until the end), includes a visual demonstration of using the actual template in MS Word, including:
In addition, Walden editors suggest students review the SMRTguides on document formatting and Correcting Common Errors in the Capstone Template Table of Contents.