Facts and fallacies: the practice doctorate
NLM Title Abbreviation
J Pediatr Health Care
Journal of pediatric health care
DOI of Published Version
In the past year there has been continued discussion within professional organizations regarding the emergence of the practice doctorate. This in turn has caused concerns among some nurse practitioners. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the practice doctorate, current progress and development of the concept, and the potential impact on practicing pediatric and other nurse practitioners.
Clinical Competence/standards, Curriculum/standards, Education, Nursing, Graduate/organization & administration, Humans, Models, Educational, Models, Nursing, Needs Assessment, Nurse Practitioners/education/organization & administration, Nurse's Role, Organizational Innovation, Pediatric Nursing/education/organization & administration, Professional Autonomy, Salaries and Fringe Benefits, Societies, Nursing/organization & administration, Terminology as Topic, United States
Published Article/Book Citation
Journal of pediatric health care, 18:6 (2004) pp.292-296. DOI:10.1016/S089152450400269X.