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UTHSC Leading Edge Nursing Program Launches Website
The goal of this independent corporation, Doctors of Nursing Practice, LLC, is to create a communication vehicle that can be accessed by anyone interested in this advanced practice degree, regardless of their credentials or discipline. The Website is a resource for information and dialogue about issues pertinent to nursing practice as a DNP. Plans for the future include creating an online journal as part of the site.
“We were among the first in the country to graduate
people with a practice doctorate in 1999,” explained
Only eight universities offered the DNP degree in 2005, and by mid-2006, 24 universities had plans to implement their program within 12 months. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, more than 190 additional programs are now under development at nursing schools nationwide.
As the flagship statewide academic health system, the
University of Tennessee Health Science Center is focused on a four-tier mission
of education, research, clinical care and public service, all in support of a
single goal: to improve the health of Tennesseans. Offering a broad range of postgraduate
training opportunities, the main campus, with its six colleges, is in
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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