University of Southern Indiana

DNP Student Handbook

Letter from the Assistant Dean of Nursing

Mission & Philosophy
Vision, Mission and Core Values
Goal Statements
Conceptual Framework
Code of Ethics

Guidelines and Standards
National Guidelines and Standards
Outcome Statements

Curriculum and Course Descriptions
DNP Curriculum and Plan of Study
Course Descriptions
Course Delivery
Practice Hours
DNP Project
DNP Practice Partner Collaboration
Completion of the DNP Project

Admission & Progression Policies
Transfer of Course(s)
Grading Scale
Incomplete Grade
In Progress Grade
Modification of Plan of Study
Withdrawal from Courses

DNP Advising and General Policies
Academic Advising
Relocating During Program
Academic Rights and Appeal Policies
Technology Proficiency
Writing Proficiency
Student Assignments
Academic Dishonesty
Health Insurance
Disability Accommodations
Financial Aid and Scholarships

General Information
School Offices
Name/Address Change
Car Policies
University Policies
Doctoral Student Virtual Center (DSVC)
Library Services

No Smoking Policies
Respiratory Triggers

Student Organizations and Participation
Program and School Committees/Omicron Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International

Appendix & Forms
Appendix A: Professional Standards and Behavior
Appendix B: DNP Project Practice Partner Form
Appendix C: DNP Project Proposal Rubric 

Appendix D: Doctor of Nursing Practice Final Written Report Evaluation
Appendix E: Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Agreement Form
Appendix F: 2018 DNP Forms

Appendix G: Social Media Policy

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