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What does DNP stand for?

DNP stands for Doctor of Nursing Practice

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With plans to develop new offerings at the mater's and doctorate level in concert with the national mandate for existing advanced practice nursing programs to convert to the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree by 2015, McPherson Hall is experiencing and will continue to experience serious issues of overcrowding.
The School has pioneered advanced practice nursing curricula and continues to define the role of nursing and nursing research through its PhD program which prepares nurse scientists, and its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), the first clinical practice doctorate in the nation.
Jacquelyn Fried, MS, RDH, director of interprofessional initiatives at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and the conference co-chair with Shannon Idzik, DNP, MS, CRNP, assistant professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, University of Maryland School of Nursing.
When I graduated with my Master's of Science with Nursing Major, I thought my road to graduate education was complete The road took a turn when I saw that a new turn in the road, the turn that leads to a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), would affect my standing as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).