Lisa Astalos Chism’s The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Third Edition just earned top marks with a perfect score of 100 and a five-star review. Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, writing for Doody’s Review Service, raves that,
“This is a well-written book that addresses current issues in our healthcare system [and] explores the evolution of DNP education and the progression of roles where DNP graduates are achieving success.”
The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Third Edition presents historical and current data around the DNP degree by exploring the role of the DNP graduate and the challenges associated with the BSN-to-DNP degree pathway.
Organized in two parts, the first reviews the DNP degree and the various roles that a graduate may assume upon completing their degree. Part II describes the unique professional issues faced by DNP graduates and provides tips on how to maneuver them. The Third Edition also explores the future of the DNP degree, real-life situations graduates are likely to encounter, and the author’s personal anecdotes as a DNP graduate.
New to the Third Edition:
- New chapter on the DNP graduate as information specialist
- New chapter on the challenges and opportunities of the BSN-to-DNP path
- Interviews with DNPs
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