Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

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New White Paper on the DNP

The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations
Report from the Task Force on the Implementation of the DNP
August 2015

The DNP by 2015: A Study of the Institutional, Political, and Professional Issues that Facilitate or Impede Establishing a Post-Baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

DNP Tool Kit Updated

2014 Data on Doctoral Programs

Presentation from Dr. Jane Kirschling at the 2014 Doctoral Education Conference

Progress Report on the Transition to the DNP

In October 2013, the AACN Board of Directors commissioned the RAND Corporation to conduct a national study to assess the facilitators and barriers for schools transitioning their master’s level APRN programs to the DNP. The final report is due in July 2014.

DNP Implementation Task Force Created

In January 2014, the AACN Board created this task force to develop a white paper that clarifies the purpose of the DNP final scholarly product and the clinical learning expectations described in the DNP Essentials. The white paper is due in July 2015.

Presentations from the 2013 National Summit on the DNP

AACN member deans, faculty, and students may access presentations from the April 2013 through the My AACN login feature on the AACN Web site.

Upcoming Webinar

The DNP: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations
November 4, 2015
2:00 - 3:00 pm (ET)
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