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In addition, Capella is actively pursuing CCNE accreditation for its Doctor of Nursing Practice
(DNP) and has a site visit scheduled for spring 2012.
The program will include a comprehensive evaluation to ensure that synthesis of preceptor concepts is sustained and nursing recruitment and retention is enhanced by preceptorships dedicated to teaching nursing students," says JaneKapustin, PhD, CRNP BC-DM, AFAANP, Assistant Dean for the Doctor of Nursing Practice
and Master's programs, who co-directs the project with Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, Assistant Dean for the baccalaureate program and Assistant Professor.
The 626 graduates included 299 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 302 Master of Science, 15 Doctor of Nursing Practice
, and 10 PhD graduates.
To read AACN's letter of support for Assembly Bill 867, the Doctor of Nursing Practice
Degree Pilot Program, see http://www.
The school has launched several programs in recent years as it has anticipated new healthcare demands, including a 14-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (now the most populous program), the Doctor of Nursing Practice
, and the Certificate in Medical Imaging.
The three new projects are: Allegany College of Maryland partnering with Garrett Memorial Hospital, Project Title: Creating Qualified Bedside Nurses in Western Maryland to Serve the Entire State; University of Maryland School of Nursing, Project Title: A Doctor of Nursing Practice
Program Using Online and Blended Teaching Methods: An Initiative to Increase Maryland's Nursing Faculty; and University of Maryland School of Nursing, Project Title: Nursing Faculty for Maryland.
The New York State Regents approved and registered Columbia University's Doctor of Nursing Practice
(DrNP) degree, which was approved by the Columbia University Trustees in June 2004.
edu ), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high-quality online degree programs for working adults, announced a new Doctor of Nursing Practice
American Sentinel University, an accredited online university that provides nursing, informatics, business and leadership online degree programs for healthcare professionals, announces the launch of its first doctoral degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice
(DNP) in Executive Leadership.
Nursing schools have made great strides in the past six years toward realizing this vision by planning and launching Doctor of Nursing Practice
(DNP) programs, now available in 35 states.
Specifically, CCNE accredits baccalaureate degree nursing programs, master's degree nursing programs, and clinical nursing doctorates that are practice-focused and have the title Doctor of Nursing Practice