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Early Entry DNP
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Education Program (WOCNEP)
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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 School of Nursing-Camden Programs DNP Program Requirements  


Requirements for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree

1. Completion of minimal number of credit and residency hours based on track as indicated below:


Minimum Credits

Minimum Residency Hours

Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP track


1160 hours

Family Health NP track


1280 hours

Post-Master's Option


    440 hours*

DNP/MBA Nursing Executive Leadership Track


1020 hours

* A gap analysis will be conducted to determine the number of clinical hours required to total 1000 graduate clinical residency hours.

2. Receive a B or better in all prescribed courses.

3. Completion of DNP scholarly project that contributes to practice improvement. 

4. Professional presentation of DNP scholarly project.

5. Production of a scholarly paper suitable for publication.

6. Submission of final DNP project paper to Rutgers Electronic Dissertations and Theses (RUEDT).
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