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Nursing, DNP

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome 1 DNP DNP I Scientific Underpinnings for Practice

DNP graduates possess a wide array of knowledge gleaned from the sciences and have the ability to translate that knowledge quickly and effectively to benefit patients in the daily demands of practice environments.
Objective 1 DNP students integrate nursing science with knowledge from ethics, the biophysical, psychosocial, analytical, and organizational sciences as the basis for the highest level of nursing practice.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
KCON DNP students in 2018 were within internal benchmark parameters (98% 2018); indicating continued strong performance in demonstrating graduate level competency.

Outcome 2 DNP DNP 2: Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement and Systems Thinking

DNP students demonstrate sophisticated expertise in assessing organizations, identifying systems’ issues, and facilitating
organization-wide changes in practice delivery that emphasizes practice, ongoing improvement of health outcomes, and patient safety.
Objective 2 DNP students ensure accountability for quality of health care and patient safety for populations with whom they work.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
KCON DNP students in 2018 were within internal benchmark parameters (99.5% n=22); indicating continued strong performance in demonstrating graduate level competency.

Outcome 3 DNP DNP 3: Clinical Scholarship and Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice

DNP students use analytic methods to critically appraise existing literature and other evidence to determine and implement the best evidence for practice.
Objective 3 DNP students use analytic methods to critically appraise existing literature and other evidence to determine and implement the best evidence for practice.

Outcome 4 DNP DNP 4: Information Systems/Technology and Patient Care Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care

DNP students design, select, use, and evaluate programs that evaluate and monitor outcomes of care, care systems, and quality improvement including consumer use of health care information systems.
Objective 4 DNP students design, select, use, and evaluate programs that evaluate and monitor outcomes of care, care systems, and quality improvement including consumer use of health care information systems.

Measure 1

2018 Status
Achieved
Average grade on this assignment increased 2% from 2017 (92%) to 2018 (94%). The average grade remains above the benchmark by 11%.

Outcome 5 DNP DNP 5: Health Care Policy for Advocacy in Health Care

DNP students advocate for social justice, equity, and ethical policies within all healthcare
arenas.
Objective 5 DNP students advocate for social justice, equity, and ethical policies within all healthcare arenas.

Outcome 6 DNP DNP 6: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes

DNP students employ effective communication and collaborative skills in the development and implementation of practice models, peer review, practice guidelines, health policy, standards of care, and/or other scholarly products.
Objective 6 DNP students employ effective communication and collaborative skills in the development and implementation of practice models, peer review, practice guidelines, health policy, standards of care, and/or other scholarly products.

Outcome 7 DNP DNP 7: Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health

DNP students synthesize concepts, including psychosocial dimensions and cultural diversity, related to clinical prevention and population health in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to address health promotion/disease prevention efforts, improve health status/access patterns, and/or address gaps in care of individuals, aggregates, or populations.
Objective 7 DNP students synthesize concepts, including psychosocial dimensions and cultural diversity, related to clinical prevention and population health in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to address health promotion/disease prevention efforts, improve health status/access patterns, and/or address gaps in care of individuals, aggregates, or populations.