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School of Nursing  :  Academic Programs   :  Doctor of Nursing Practice  :  Post-Bachelor's DNP  :  Clinical Research Management

Post-Bachelor's Doctor of Nursing Practice

Clinical Research Management
Leadership Major

The Clinical Research Management specialization is designed to prepare the clinical research professional with competencies and skills related to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards and research related to conducting clinical trials, institutional Review Boards and Regulations, and Ethical issues.  Additionally the clinical research professional will develop skills related to research on organizational behavior, quality measurement and risk management, fiscal operations, systemic change and project program case management.

Specialized skills in communication and organizational politics and program development, implementation, and impact analysis will be acquired. Graduates will be prepared for entry to mid-level clinical management positions, with potential for promotion to executive level positions in a variety of research settings. This specialization requires 74 semester credit hours. All required courses are offered online.

Summary of Course Requirements

Common Core

Course

Credit Hrs.

NRSG 748

Theories for Practice and Research: Individual, Family, Community

3

NRSG 754

Health Care Research

3

NRSG 755

Health Care Professionalism: Issues and Roles

3

Advanced Practice Core

NRSG 731

Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics

1

NRSG 806

Advanced Physiology

4

NRSG 812

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NRSG 813

Applied Drug Therapy

3

Leadership Core

NRSG 808

Social Context for Health Care Policy

2

NRSG 820

Organizational Communication and Program Planning

2

NRSG 826

Global Perspectives and Diversity in Health Care

2

NRSG 880

Organizational Foundations for Leading Change

3

NRSG 885

Evaluation and Analysis for Health Care Effectiveness

2

Clinical Research Management Specialty Core

NRSG 823

Research Clinical Trial Management: Pre-study Activities

3

NRSG 824

Research Clinical Trial Management: During-study Activities

3

NRSG 825

Research Clinical Trial Mangement: Post-study Activities

3

NRSG 833 Managing Clinical Research Projects 3

DNP  Core

 

PRVM 800

Principles of Epidemiology

3

NRSG 804

Interpreting Research for Applied Science

3

NRSG 941

Preparing the Doctoral Leader

3

Capstone

 

NRSG 980

Capstone Project for DNP

6

DNP Specialty Area: Clinical Research Management

 

NRSG 857 Transforming Healthcare: Information Systems and Technology 3

NRSG 919

Theoretical Foundations for Leading and Communicating in Organizations

3

NRSG 920

Microsystems in Healthcare Operations

3

Student selects 15 credits of DNP specialty courses, in nursing or other related disciplines

15 total

Total Credits Required for DNP degree

74

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