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Title: Which Doctorate Do I Choose? Differences Between Research-Focused and Practice-Focused Nursing Doctoral Education
Date: Thursday March 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
(6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT; 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM MT; 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT)
|U.S. nursing doctoral programs fall into two focus areas: research, which typically are PhD programs, and practice, which typically are DNP programs. While both are worthy degrees, how can nurses make sure they choose the right one? This webinar will discuss differences in doctoral programs as well as how to make the right choice for personal career goals.
- Registered Nurses: 1.0 contact hour
Course delivery format: Online - Webinar
The goal of this webinar is to address the differences between a research-focused doctorate, the PhD, and a practice-focused doctorate, the DNP, factors for nurses to consider in deciding whether to pursue a PhD or DNP Degree, and ways in which PhDs and DNPs can collaborate and work together within the discipline of nursing.
Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
1. Discuss the purpose of the PhD degree and the DNP degree
2. List one difference and one similarity between the PhD degree and the DNP degree
3. Describe at least two factors for nurses to consider in deciding whether to pursue a PhD or DNP degree
4. Explain ways in which PhD nurses and DNP nurses can work together to foster collaboration within the discipline of nursing
Denise McNutly is a Nurse Executive, Educator, and Clinician with a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from Duquesne University and a Master of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She has a Post-Masters in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing and a Post-Masters in Health Administration. Denise has over twenty years of experience in nursing serving in various administrative, clinical, and staff development roles. She is Board Certified by the ANCC as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse. Denise most recently served as the Director of Nursing for a private specialty Hospital in Southwest Florida. Currently, Denise is the Associate Director of the RN to BSN Program at Edison State College in Florida. She also maintains a private practice in Naples, Florida where she provides therapy for individuals, couples, and families as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Denise served as the President of the Florida Nurses Association District 29 for the past four years. She is currently a Member of the American Nurses Association , Florida Nurses Association, Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the National League for Nursing, the Florida League of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, the International Association of Forensic Nurses, and the International Nurses Society on Addictions. She is the Chair of the Future of Nursing Task Force - Southwest Florida Region. Her passion is nursing empowerment.
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