Jeanne Venhaus Stein, DNP, MSN, RN, CNS, is Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA.
Becoming a Doctor of Nursing Practice: My Story
Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008
© Blackwell Publishing 2008
Volume 43, Issue 1, pages 38–41, January 2008
How to Cite
Stein, J. V. (2008), Becoming a Doctor of Nursing Practice: My Story. Nursing Forum, 43: 38–41. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6198.2008.00094.x
- Issue published online: 5 FEB 2008
- Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008
There has been a great deal of curiosity about the new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). I have been asked by my colleagues to share my story. “What is a DNP? What prompted you to seek a DNP? Why not a PhD? How will this degree help you in your career? Where will you practice?” Approached with so many questions and general curiosity, I decided to share my story.