Great news! The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition by Lisa Astalos Chism was awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award. The text won first place in the Advanced Practice Nursing category.
About the text
Written specifically for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate students, The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition contains two new chapters and includes:
- A description of the DNP degree, including discussion of the evolution of doctoral education in nursing and the development of the DNP
- The rationale for the development of the DNP degree, including relevant discussion of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, the AACN’s Position Paper on the DNP, and the Institute of Medicine’s Report calling for higher education among health care professionals
- A discussion of the various roles of the DNP prepared advanced practice nurse, including role transition issues
- Other professional issues that DNP graduate students/new graduates are encountering, such as the use of the title “doctor” and educating others about the DNP degree
About the AJN
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) is the world's oldest and most prestigious peer-reviewed and evidence-based nursing journal. Its mission is to promote,
"excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public."
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