"We lost eight doctorally prepared
faculty last year [in the state], and we only had 57.
The academic partner was a doctorally prepared
nurse with strong cardiovascular background and experience in guiding practice change projects.
Two independent, doctorally prepared
experts in scale development recommended the number of response options for survey items.
The situation described in the 1990's was that there should be more doctorally prepared
nurses working within clinical settings (Antrobus and Kitson 1999) and that management and health services need to make it easier for nurses to work clinically and to be utilised in decision-making in health (Atkin 1999; Clark 1996).
As part of the SIP grant, the GNLC is focusing on doubling the number of doctorally prepared
nurses by 2020 (IOM recommendation #5) and creating an infrastructure to collect and analyze data about the health care workforce in Georgia (recommendation #8).
Also in an era where nurses are decreasing in their number, due to retirement and faculty shortage, we will discuss strategies to increase the number of doctorally prepared
nurses with a focus on programs in Maryland.
The content of the questions as well as their format was validated through consultation with subject matter experts who were doctorally prepared
university professors with a nursing research background.
to M.S.N., the need for more doctorally prepared
nurses to serve as faculty and resources for other nurses.
For doctorally prepared
neuroscience nurses equipped to conduct clinical nursing research, ideas for nursing research abound.
Knowing where to find doctorally prepared
nurses and those with research experience can be a challenge; an alliance can help overcome this.
In 2005, The National Academy of Sciences Report stated, The need for doctorally prepared
practitioners and clinical faculty would be met if nursing could develop a new nonresearch clinical doctorate, similar to the MD and Pharm D in Medicine and Pharmacy, respectively.
Nurse researchers usually are doctorally prepared
nurses who are beginning a program of funded research.