National agenda for advanced practice nursing: the practice doctorate
NLM Title Abbreviation
J Prof Nurs
Journal of professional nursing
DOI of Published Version
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.
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
Journal of professional nursing, 22:1 (2006) pp.7-14. DOI:10.1016/j.profnurs.2005.12.007.