How the Doctor of Nursing Practice is Impacting Patient CareJ

Ten years ago, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing endorsed the position statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing to move the level of preparation necessary for advanced practice from the master’s degree to the doctorate level, under the leadership of then AACN president Kathleen Ann Long, Dean Emeritus of the UF College of Nursing. The DNP is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice and offers an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs. DNP-prepared nurses are well-equipped to fully implement the science developed by researchers. The changing demands of this nation’s complex health care environment require the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise to ensure quality patient outcomes.

 

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The DNP: Not Your Ordinary Degree

The DNP: Not Your Ordinary Degree TEN YEARS AGO, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing endorsed the position statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing to move the level of preparation necessary for advanced practice from s degree to the doctorate level, under the leadership of then AACN president Kathleen Ann Long, Dean Emeritus […]

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Snider Retirement

College of Nursing Legend Retires After 46 Years In May, Jo Snider, EdD, RN, retired as Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Care Environments and Systems after 46 years with the College of Nursing. Snider is a legend among the more than 6,000 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students that she taught. At the […]

UF researcher Charlene Krueger assesses the heart rate of
Kimberly Mahoney’s baby during her third trimester of pregnancy.

A Mother’s Voice Can Inspire Learning in the Womb

A Mother’s Voice Can Inspire Learning in the Womb Mozart, Beethoven or even Shakespeare — pregnant mothers have been known to expose their babies to many forms of auditory stimulation. But according to researchers at the University of Florida, all a baby really s voice. Research published in the most recent issue of the journal […]

 

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