Summarize potential implications for nursing practice and for positive social change.
Briefly introduce the topic/problem, the nature of the DNP doctoral project, and potential positive social change implications of the doctoral project (later sections will allow you to elaborate).
Briefly explain how the doctoral project holds significance for the field of nursing practice.
Describe the meaningful gap-in-practice that this doctoral project addresses.
Clarify how this doctoral project has potential to address that gap-in-practice.
Briefly identify the sources of evidence that will be collected to meet the purpose of this doctoral project, and how they will be obtained (you will elaborate on these topics in Section 3, and you will change the tense in the final document).
Briefly summarize the approach that will be used in this doctoral project to organize and analyze the evidence (you will elaborate on this topic in the Section 3, and you will change the tense in the final document).
Include a concise statement of the doctoral project purpose that connects the gap-in-practice to the anticipated findings from that analysis.
Identify all stakeholders and how they may be potentially impacted by addressing the local problem.
Identify potential contributions of the doctoral project to nursing practice.
Highlight any potential transferability of the doctoral project to similar practice areas.
Describe potential implications for positive social change.
Summarize the main points of Section 1. Provide a transition to Section 2.