Competency Matrix


Comprehensive Assessment Part One: 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 complete for each competency.

DNP Program Competencies Programmatic Coursework: Summary of Competency Achievement

Section One: Programmatic Assessments

Reflective Journals Case Reports Scholarly Activities


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.
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.
2.1: Employ principles of business, finance, economics, and health policy to develop and implement effective plans for practice-level and/or system-wide practice initiatives that will improve the quality of health care delivery.
2.2: Demonstrate leadership, influence, and advocacy in the development and implementation of institutional, local, state, federal, and/or international health policy.
2.4: Provide leadership in the evaluation and resolution of policy, ethical, and legal issues within health care systems.
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.
3.2: Evaluate current consumer health information sources for accuracy, timeliness, and appropriateness.
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.
4.1: Analyze epidemiological, biostatistical, environmental, and other appropriate scientific data related to individual, aggregate, and population health.
4.4: Advocate for social justice, equity, and ethical policies within all health care arenas.
5.2: Design and implement processes/strategies that evaluate outcomes of practice, practice patterns, and systems of care for individual, aggregate, and populations against national benchmarks.
5.3: Design, direct, and evaluate quality improvement methodologies to promote safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered care.

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