Projects and Clinical Experiences

The University of Minnesota DNP specialty in informatics arranges practicum experiences. Additionally, we will facilitate practicum experiences in other states. Students do not need to find their own preceptors.

Examples of previous student practicum experiences we’ve arranged include:

Minnesota Department of Health – eHealth

  • Created a road map for consumer engagement in use of health information technology
  • Designed resources for MN eHealth website

Medicare Quality Improvement Organization

  • Participated in design and testing of a website to engage consumers in use of health information technology

Health Systems

  • Evaluated current workflow processes and recommended redesign of documentation in the electronic health record
  • Design an integrated governance structure for a single solution for creating and maintaining order sets across hospitals/ clinics in a health system
  • Design reports for clinical quality measures to meet the criteria for meaningful use of electronic health records
  • Evaluate and recommend changes for standardizing terminologies for traditional Chinese practice that could integrate into a personal health record

Emerging Accountable Care / Health Home Organizations

  • Evaluate current processes and recommend improvements for integrating information systems