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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Need for More Dialogue - References

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Nursingworld

Information on-line at the American Nurses Association’s web site

Nursingworld. (2005, June). The Proposed Role of The Doctorate of Nursing Practice. This site contains four links to relevant information concerning DNP utilized during an ANA Organizational Affiliation Conference Call. Topics include: questions/concerns, resources, role of the DNP, and a White Paper. Retrieved August 8, 2005.  (See below)

Nursingworld. (2002, April). Nursing’s Agenda for the Future. Explores the challenges of nursing through chapter development: Overview, Strategic Plan by Domain, Next Steps-Call to the Nation, References, and Supporting Organizations. Retrieved August 8, 2005. ;(See below)

Nursingworld. (2002). Education for the entry into nursing practice: Revisited for the 21 st. Century. L. Joel explores how social and educational circumstances influenced nursing to stimulate discussion and questions rather than answers. Retrieved August 8, 2005, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume72002/Number2May31/EntryintoNursingPractice.aspx

Nursingworld. (2004). ANA Applauds Funding for Nursing Education Programs in President's Budget. Press release outlining the proposed funding allocations for nurses in the fiscal year of 2005 by President Bush. Retrieved August 8, 2005. (See Below)

Nursingworld. McKenna, H., Cutcliffe, J. ( May 31, 2001). Nursing Doctoral Education In the United Kingdom and Ireland. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 5, No. 2. Manuscript 9. Explores the variety and popularity of doctoral degrees available to nurses over the past decade in the UK and Ireland. Retrieved October 7, 2005, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume52000/No2May31/UKandIrelandDoctoralEducation.aspx

Nursingworld: ANA State Government Relations. (2005, April). The Proposed Role of the CNL and the DNP. Site offers numerous links: ANA position statement, description of DNP role, perspective of the DNP role from the Organization of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of the College of Nursing, the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, and the American Association of College of Nurses. Retrieved September 29, 2005. (See Below)

Nursingworld. Glazer, G., Editor, L., Doheny, M., & Geolot, D. (March, 2004). Nurse Reinvestment: Implication for the Nursing Profession: Discussion with Greer Geolot. Question and answer interview on the Nurse Reinvestment Act (NRA) intended to clarify confusion that surrounds the NRA. Retrieved October 6, 2005, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/Columns/Legislative/ReinvestmentActDiscussion.aspx

Professional Organizations

Information available at professional organizations’ sites

National League of Nursing. (May, 2005).Site contains connecting links to NLN’s Position Statements including transforming nursing education, funding, preparation, the NLN’s role, and lifelong learning. Retrieved October 6, 2005 from http://www.nln.org/aboutnln/PositionStatements/index.htm

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS). (2005, April). The NACNS Board of Directors, Education Committee, faculty and dean members conducted an analysis of proposed development by the AACN on the DNP. This White Paper on Nursing Practice Doctoral contains background, analysis and outcomes, concerns, and questions for discussion. Retrieved September 5, 2005 from http://www.nacns.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=xHLMMgMYJ98%3d&tabid=116

AACN, Draft of DPN Proposal. (2005, August). Access to the entire draft by the AACN as amended in August, 2005. Retrieved September 5, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/pdf/Essentials.pdf

AACN: Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs. (2005, August). A comprehensive list of universities offering programs is provided along with connecting links. Retrieved September 29, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/DNPProgramList.htm

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). (n.d.). Center generated to provide nurse clinicians and interested parties information on current topics. This posting focuses on the DNP paradigm. Connecting link topics include: questions, concerns, curriculum, and statements, recommendations and analysis from the NONPF. A link to an article from Advanced Practice Nursing eJournal Medscape Nurses is also provided. Retrieved October 10, 2005 from http://www.nonpf.com/cdreview.htm

American Association of College of Nursing. (2004, October). AACN provides background and a Position Statement on the DNP. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/pdf/DNP.pdf

American Association of College of Nursing. Regional meetings, September 2005 through January 2006, to share details of the national movement toward DNP. Representatives from the AACN’s DNP task forces will share information including “Essentials,” a draft for program development. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/RegConf.htm

American Association of College of Nursing. (2005, March). FAQ’s regarding the DNP including transition, consistency across institutions and the effect on baccalaureate and master’s programs. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/pdf/DNPfaqs.pdf

American Association of College of Nursing. (2002). Provides five models containing education, regulation, and practice recommendations. Each Model and sub-model includes pros, cons, and conclusions. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/models.htm

American Association of College of Nursing. (2004, November). The Task Force on the Roadmap to the Doctoral of Nursing Practice (TFR-DNP) provides a roadmap for achieving the goals set forth by the AACN. Contact information for task force members is provided. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ContactUs/DNPRoadmapTskFrc.htm

AACN, The Working Paper of the Role of the Clinical Nurse Leader. (2004, June). A comprehensive work on the nursing professions growth, shortage, and the need for quality education. Retrieved August 9, 2005 from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Publications/docs/CNL6-04.DOC

International Organizations

Information on-line from organizations’ with a global focus

International Network of Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN). (2003). Links to conference papers: Visionary Leadership for Doctoral Education for the 21st Century – October 31 – November 1, 2003, Toronto, Canada. Topics include global leadership through doctoral education, collaborative research networks, and promoting research for global impact in the postdoctoral years. Retrieved October 7, 2005 from http://www.umich.edu/~inden/papers/

International Network of Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN). (2004). Global group of non-incorporated nurse educators dedicated to improving health through research and doctoral education. Contains a wealth of global information: organizational focus/goals, newsletters, DNP program information from around the world, event calendar, and journal resources. Retrieved September 5, 2005 from http://www.umich.edu/~inden/

Royal College of Nurses. (n.d.). Discussion paper on the future of nursing in the United Kingdom as related to the educational process.Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://www.rcn.org.uk/downloads/fut urenurse/nurse-education.doc

Royal College of Nurses, Speaking Up! (2004). Overview of nursing issues in the United Kingdom as reflected from their annual congress and council meeting report.(See: The Nursing Development Committee pg.19) Retrieved August 9, 2005 from http://www.rcn.org.uk/downloads/congress2004/reportcouncil.pdf

Canadian Nurses Association. (2004). Canadian Nurses Association position statement on doctoral preparation in nursing. Retrieved August 9, 2005 from http://www.cna- nurses.ca/CNA/documents/pdf/publications/PS75_doctoral_preparation_e.pdf

Centre for General Practice Integration Studies, University of NSW. (2000). M. Mundinger and associates review Australian nursing through looking at the changes, shortages, and access/quality in advanced practice education. Retrieved August 9, 2005 http://www.cgpis.unsw.edu.au/public/general/Practice%20Nurses.pdf

University of Western Ontario (UWO). (n.d.)Connecting links offer information on three fields of study available: Leadership in Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership in Health Service Delivery, and Nursing Leadership in Health Promotion and Healing. Retrieved October 7, 2005 from http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/index2.html

Government Agencies

Sites related to U.S. and other Governments

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA. (2004, February). AACN 2004 Doctoral Education Conference. Slide-show outlines the legislative overview (Nurse Reinvestment Act), advancement of education, and funding opportunities supported by the government. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/2004doctoralconf_files/frame.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA. (n.d.). Overview of national policy on the nursing shortage as it relates to educational program development, funding, and the delivery of health care. Retrieved August 8, 2005 from http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/nacnep/shortagepolicy.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA. (n.d.). Summary of the Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act. Retrieved August 9, 2005 from http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/titleviii.htm

Articles

Articles from a variety of sources.

American Journal of Critical Care. Dracup, K. & Bryan-Brown, C. W. (2005). Doctoral of Nursing Practice—M.R.I. or Total Body Scan? (14), 278-281. Ponders the on going debate within nursing on educational preparation for the Registered Nurse. Retrieved October 7, 2005 from http://ajcc.aacnjournals.org/cgi/content/full/14/4/278

NurseWeek. Steefel, L. (2005, May). New doctoral degree aims to advance nursing practice. This article discusses educational curriculum as it relates to patient care needs coupled with the changing environment of healthcare and the nursing response. Retrieved August 9, 2005 from http://www.nurseweek.com/news/Features/05-05/DoctorOfNursingPractice.asp

Nursingcenter: Nursing 2005. (January, 2005). Clinical Rounds: Is there a doctoral in the house? Connecting link to PDF Version or Printer Friendly Version of a brief overview covering the rollout of the DNP. Retrieved September 29, 2005 from http://www.nursingcenter.com/library/JournalArticle.asp?Article_ID=537592

Nursingcenter: Nursing Administration Quarterly. Brown, B., J. (April/June 2005). Leadership for the future. Connecting link to PDF Version or Printer Friendly Version provides a perspective editorial on the many aspects of leadership. Retrieved September 29, 2005 from http://www.nursingcenter.com/libra ry/JournalArticle.asp?Article_ID=582382

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