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Library guide to the Doctorate in Nursing Practice: Start Here!

This library guide serves as a starting point for identifying relevant information sources and resources in support of the DNP curriculum.

Start here!!!

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This guide is designed to serve as a starting point for navigating literature and resources relevant to the DNP program. For further assistance, contact Nelia Caan, your nursing liaison, or the reference desk librarian at the Del Webb Library. The desk is staffed M-Th, 10am-6pm; Fridays, 10am to 2pm, and Sundays 2-6pm.

About the DNP

 The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

proposed that the DNP be the entry degree

for all advanced practice nurses, including NPs. 



OJIN journal topic: DNP--The need for more dialogue

DNP or PhD--which is right for you?
August 2015 - Report from the Task Forceo n the Implementation of the DNP


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs / American Association for Colleges of Nursing; 

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP/DrNP) Programs by state / AllNursingSchools

Continuing Education

AANP CE Center: AANP's online continuing education portal
Independent CE Opportunities (Self Study)
AANP Professional Development

ALL the CE programs listed in the AANP CE Center are FREE to current AANP members. Many are available free to all participants and some are available for purchase by non-AANP members.