Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice and offers an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs. DNP curricula build on traditional master's programs by providing education in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership, among other key areas. The DNP forum is a place to discuss the DNP degree and your career as a DNP-prepared nurse. What barriers to practice have you encountered? Has your scope of practice changed? Let's talk about the impact it has on nursing.

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  1. DNP for nurse practitioner?
    by smb84 Dec 13, '10
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    traumaRUs
  2. Spin off: how do you deal with DNP haters.
    by linearthinker Apr 20, '10
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    ok2bme
  3. DNP in 2015.
    by jiwonkim89 Oct 20, '10
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    elkpark
  4. DNP/PHD Dual Program Opinions
    by rchembunny Oct 19, '10
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    HappyNurse2005
  5. DNP in one Year?
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    by patdaddy May 4, '09
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    MelissaNP
  6. Why are so many Doctors hostile towards the DNP?
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    by Meesterjojo Jun 27, '10
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    sirI
  7. Best step towards DNP
    by eggman Aug 18, '10
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    Paco-RN
  8. The DNP and what it means for the APN
    by StangGang92 Jun 1, '10
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    SFNP127
  9. BSN to DNP programs in the US?
    by PAMQ Jul 29, '10
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    elkpark
  10. Help me find a good MSN, FNP to DNP, FNP program
    by patrick1rn Jul 31, '10
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    prairienp
  11. Questions about DNP's
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    by 4-yroldmentality Jul 25, '10
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    XB9S
  12. DNP vs. PhD
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    by jewelcutt Nov 14, '06
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    marineRN
  13. DNP over all others?
    by Texan_Gal Jul 5, '10
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    llg
  14. Are there programs that offer RN-DNP
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    by want to do good 86 Dec 29, '08
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    greatgirl123
  15. How long does it take to become a DNP
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    by nurse1219 Aug 18, '09
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    greatgirl123
  16. Any DNP prepared Psychiatric NP's? Help...
    by butterflyeffect May 26, '10
  17. DNP at Chatham ?
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    by akoster Jun 9, '09
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    CourtneyCRNP
  18. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
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    by VickyRN Jan 4, '05
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    sirI
  19. DNP controversy
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    by mrhopeful Mar 15, '10
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    sirI
  20. What is the difference between NP and DNP?
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    by ajhill00 Mar 3, '10
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    sirI
  21. Curious...using the title "Doctor" for a DNP...
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    by justme1972 Apr 17, '08
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    sirI
  22. DNP application
    by akoster Jan 10, '10
    4
    tracelane
  23. calling all doctoral prepared nurses!
    by charlenesweb Dec 3, '09
  24. PhD versus DNP
    by Troublant RN Dec 2, '09
    1
    Smitty08
  25. ? about DNP accreditation
    by PurrRN Nov 22, '09
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  26. FNP in Maryland- ACNP vs. DNP
    by NurseKJ Nov 13, '09
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    NurseKJ
  27. Arizona State University Psych DNP, any graduates?
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    by butterflyeffect Oct 16, '09
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    MunkiRN
  28. DNP Category?
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    by Smitty08 Mar 30, '09
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    RhodeIslandMSN
  29. DNP 2015 Will you be grandfatherd in if your a student?
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    by Angela.CRNA2B Oct 19, '09
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    RockyCreek
  30. Are there DNP specialties?
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    by summersunset Sep 14, '09
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  31. DNP or PhD??
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    by madden52 Aug 31, '09
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    LuxCalidaNP
  32. PhD vs. DNP
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    by Moogie Aug 19, '09
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    BBFRN
  33. Where are the DNP Programs?
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    by YupYup Dec 15, '08
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    stephenfnielsen
  34. Does it matter that the ACNM does not support DNP requirements?
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    by SiennaGreen Jun 13, '09
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    TLAandy
  35. Masters vs. DNP degree
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    by clc007 Jun 9, '09
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    clc007
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