DPN Competency Matrix

DPN Competency Matrix

DPN Competency Matrix


For each competency below, provide no more than one or two sentences to explain how you met the competency through selected coursework. You will expand upon these achievements in the Comprehensive Assessment Part Two: Outcomes and Reflection assignment. Note: You are not required to complete every column for each competency. Select evidence from coursework relevant to that particular competency to discuss. Minimally, you should have one column completed for each competency.




DNP Program Competencies

Programmatic Coursework: Summary of Competency Achievement

Section One: Programmatic Assessments


Reflective Journals


Case Reports


Scholarly Activities

DPN Competency Matrix

10 Strategic Points


DPI Project Draft Prospectus


Literature Review

Course Assignments With Practice Immersion Hours

(DNP-805 Through DNP-840:

Include Assignment Title)










1.2: Apply science-based theories and concepts to determine the nature and significance of health and health care delivery phenomena.

DNP 815A:

The theory of Neuman Systems Model (NSM) focusses on the interactions between clients and environments Example includes infants and newborns in the ICU environment . How this population group may be adapting to this stressful situation . How this stress represent threat

to the infants and how nurses prevent and protects the infants to ensure optimal outcomes.




DNP 820A:

The assignment provided knowledge about applied nursing Theories and the contribution to the healthcare. Peplau’s Interpersonal Relations Theory focuses on the nurse- client relationship and the therapeutic process that takes place.

DNP 805A:

Safety and quality measures are related to nursing science and have a relationship in the practice .The quality measures are essential in ensuring that the nursing science moves towards evidence-based practice.




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1.3: Employ science- based theories and concepts to describe the actions and advanced strategies to enhance, alleviate, and ameliorate health and health care delivery phenomena as appropriate.



DNP 815A: The

assignment facilitated the understanding of how Martha Rogers utilized her nursing hypothesis of “Study of Unitary Human Beings” to advance the nature of medicinal services conveyed to various patients

DNP 815A:

While the completion, it was discovered the behavioral system model by Dorothy Johnson advocates for effective and efficient behavioral functioning among the patients to prevent them from diseases.

DNP 820A:

The draft prospectus present two primary models for the project. Kurt Lewin’s change model and the health belief model. Attitudes are important to target because of their ability to inhibit health-seeking behavior.

DNP 820A:

Implementation of Pamphlet and Video Teaching


Ensuring that the implementation of teaching tools is essential since it safeguards patient health behaviors and enhances patient.


2.1: Employ principles of business, finance, economics, and health policy to develop and implement effective plans for practice-level or systemwide practice initiatives that will improve the quality of health care delivery. DNP 810A:

Withing the work it was discovered that the traditional education based on disciplinary specific is less marketable in today’s health care system, and it is imperative to change the focus of education into one that accommodates interdisciplinary experiences.

DNP 805A:

The purpose of this quantitative, quasi- experimental project is to determine if or to what degree the implementation of using audio- and video-materials with booklets would impact health literacy when compared to booklet strategy among 65 year and older Latino population in a primary care setting in Florida over the

DNP 810A:

I found that the demand for long-term care increases as the population ages and patient facing diseases with multiple comorbidities. The Medicaid program is meant to pay for the LTC costs of the elderly who have depleted or nearly depleted their assets.



course of one














2.2: Demonstrate leadership, influence, and advocacy in the development and implementation of institutional, local, state, federal, or international health policy.

DNP 835A:

The doctorate in nursing should entail an appraisal of partnership and communication required to advance and sustainability of quality care.

However, such should be conducted with the knowledge of culture’s influence, which helps guide the professional nurse practitioners in offering medical services within their environments. These skills make the doctorates nurses exemptional administrators, and service providers in the care organizations, with cohesion and enthusiasm in giving quality, care their priority.

DNP 815A:

In a quality improvement project, the budget ensures that all the key resources are available; in leadership roles, its understanding assists in the management of the limited resources in an efficient way.

2.3: Employ consultative and leadership skills to lead intraprofessional and interprofessional DNP 810A: During assignment completion it was .














teams in the analysis and resolution of complex practice and organizational issues to create change in health care and complex health care delivery systems.









discussed the problem presented in the seminar as lack of effective communication among multiple disciplinary teams in new nurses and healthcare professionals. Health care professionals need to be able to function in integrating health care delivery systems, and they have to demonstrate a comprehensive, quality and cost- effective care that involves good communication among the interdisciplinary team.
2.4: Provide leadership in the evaluation and resolution of policy, ethical, and legal issues within health care systems. DNP 835A:

ANPs have vast knowledge on diverse matters in healthcare. Essentially, the AACN recommends essential VIII to build full competence to nursing and doctor trainees. Indeed, an ANP is a fully skilled

DNP 825A:

Completion of the case report shows how to advocates for ethical healthcare policies, equity, and social justice for uninsured Americans. It advocates for the development of ethical medical policies by providing the current




and knowledgeable nurse who can understand the multiple health issues important for

administering care.

evidence on the problems of the uninsured and the ethical issues associated with them.











3.1: Demonstrate the conceptual ability and technical skills to develop and execute an evaluation plan involving data extraction from practice information systems and databases.







DNP 820A:

The assignment provided knowledge and review the medication orders in the Electronic Health Records by each provider and the teaching approach that the provider implemented and the date of the next visit to primary care office. Data will be collected with standardized data entry through electronic medical records.

DNP 805A:

Database management is one of the modern technologies applicable to healthcare facilities to offer a patient-centered care system. The database management approach proves vital for handling chronically ill patients, such as hypertensive patients, who require significant management and treatment.

3.2: Evaluate current consumer health DNP 810A:

Through scientific

DNP 820A:

Introduction to

DNP 810A:

The genetic counseling











information sources for accuracy, timeliness, and appropriateness.


investigations and clinical trials, a discovery of CFTR modulators was made and identified as effective in managing the disease .Mutation specific drugs have helped in enhancing the well-being of the lungs.

Literature Review . The purpose of the review was to research about the

effectiveness of combining audio- video and booklet strategies compared to use of booklets only on patients’ outcomes and frequency of recurrent visits.

session provides information on the probability of inheritance and their reoccurrence risks, addressing the worries of families, patients, and healthcare providers. Furthermore, the genetic counselor provides support to the patients and their families in coping up with the genetic illnesses





3.3: Analyze and communicate critical elements necessary to the selection, use, and evaluation of health information systems and patient care technology.





DNP 805A:

The completion of the Journal showed me different approaches in using informatics.



DNP 820A:

While developing the 10 Point Strategy I decided to use quantitative to evaluate the relation between the teaching methods and decrease number in revisit to the primary care office.

DNP 801A:

Electronic health records, or EHRs, are real- time reports on a patient’s health and medical conditions. EHR will also prevent any incorrect dosage being administrated by a medical professional.



















3.4: Design, select, use, and evaluate programs that monitor outcomes of care, care systems, and quality improvement, including consumer use of health care information systems.

DNP 805A:

The implementation of CDSS can also influence in economic outcomes by decreasing costs related to medication error. CDSS not only enhances the quality of care, but directly improves patient safety by decreasing common errors and preventing omissions that result in patient harm.







DNP 820A:

During the activity progress ,simulations tools were identified the improve the Hand off Process and to effectively communicate with other members of the healthcare team.

DNP 805A:

The essential information found in EHR includes treatment plans, patients’ medical history, dates of immunization, diagnosis, and lab-test results. An excellent electronic health record system should comply with Title II of the HIPAA Act, which demands that patient health information be kept safe and private.

4.1: Analyze epidemiological, biostatistical, environmental, and other appropriate scientific data related to individual, aggregate, and population health. DNP 805A: I came across with applying data mining to the current pandemic. The mining of the rich health information provides doctors with a direct practical basis for the clinical diagnosis and treatments to apply to COVID 19 patients.

This approach may

DNP 810A: I learned that gene mutations in the CFTR gene are the primary cause of the CF disorder.

The Human Genome Project, for instance, developed both genetic and molecular technology. These tools can be of great

DNP 825A:

While developing the assignment I found that in public health, epidemiology is viewed as a fundamental tool in the preventive methodologies that used to extract information necessary to the public health policy.

Public health policy relay on an epidemiological






help the doctor to treat patients with comorbidities and different symptoms more accurately and


help to identify a disease before the beginning of clinical symptoms.





study to identify a causative factor of a given disease to use the information in designing a preventive policy

towards the illness.






4.4: Advocate for social justice, equity, and ethical policies within all health care arenas.

DNP 810A:

Advocate for equity and ethical policies includes advocate for Fetal surgical repair of Myelomeningocele. This has been found to improve the neurological outcomes for MMC fetuses compared with postnatal operation






DNP 825A:

While completing the assignment, I noticed that implementing health preventive measures requires the government and the World Health Organization to grant the process opportunity to influence citizens’ activities to address health problems.

: Design and implement processes/strategies that evaluate outcomes of practice, practice patterns, and systems of care for individual, aggregate, and populations against national benchmarks.


DNP 835A:

Health care practitioners ought to use their therapeutic training to ensure the experience, skills, and knowledge acquired on drugs are utilized properly. A proper medication reconciliation procedure should be prioritized and this would also include seeking more



DNP 820A:

During draft prospectus development , I realized that the health literacy impact will be defined as a decrease in the numbers of revisits after the application of the method and improvement in medication adherence/reductio n of medication errors. The














































clarifications from more experienced healthcare colleagues once faced with doubts on certain medical procedures

video/audio materials will be defined as the methods of health literacy improvement that rely on audio and video approaches.








5.3: Design, direct, and evaluate quality improvement methodologies to promote safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient- centered care.




DNP 825A:

DNP learners should understand the significance of corporations in healthcare, such as reducing adverse drug contraindications, transience and indisposition charges, and, importantly, heightening the suppository dosage.

DNP 815A:

Interviews are essential instruments to use in evaluating the effectiveness of the proposed solutions. They are especially appropriate to measure the patient’s level of health literacy.

They should be designed with questions that interrogate their level of knowledge they have about their health, the self-care methods they know, and whether they practice them.

Questionnaires can also help in measuring the effectiveness of the proposed method



I, Marian Alli, verify that I have completed and logged 10 clock hours in association with the goals and objectives for this assignment. I also have tracked said practice hours in the Typhon Student Tracking System for verification purposes and will be sure that all approvals are in place from my faculty and practice preceptor/mentor before the end of the course.

DPN Competency Matrix