Title

National agenda for advanced practice nursing: the practice doctorate

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-2006

Journal, Book or Conference Title

Journal of professional nursing

NLM Title Abbreviation

J Prof Nurs

PubMed ID

16459284

DOI

10.1016/j.profnurs.2005.12.007

Abstract

The purpose of this article was to provide the background and rationale for the practice doctorate in nursing. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Position Statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing, approved in October 2004, will be discussed. Outlined are some of the changes that will be needed in education, regulation, and advanced practice. Common questions and concerns that advanced practice nurses have, including titling, salary, and transitioning to the doctor of nursing practice degree, will be addressed.

Keywords

Accreditation, Clinical Competence, Curriculum, Education, Nursing, Graduate/organization & administration, Guidelines as Topic, Health Services Needs and Demand, Humans, Marketing of Health Services/organization & administration, Models, Educational, Nurse Anesthetists/education, Nurse Clinicians/education, Nurse Midwives/education, Nurse Practitioners/education, Organizational Innovation, Organizational Policy, Salaries and Fringe Benefits, Schools, Nursing, Societies, Nursing, United States

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Journal of professional nursing, 22:1 (2006) pp.7-14. DOI:10.1016/j.profnurs.2005.12.007.

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/1562