Doctor of Nursing Practice
Presentation from Dr. Jane Kirschling at the 2013 Doctoral Education Conference
Updated April 2013
March 6, 2009
This document delineates the key institutional and academic issues related to the process of achieving the 2015 timeline.
In a move consistent with other health professions, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) decided that only practice doctoral degrees with the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) title will be eligible for CCNE accreditation.
AACN Applauds the National Academy of Sciences' Report which Supports the Development of the Practice Doctorate in Nursing