Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc. and the
Academy of Doctoral Prepared Nurses
History and Future Plans


17th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference and the
Academy of Doctoral Prepared Nurses Summit

June 25, 26, and 27, 2024
Marriott Beachside Resort, Key West, FL


16th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Virtual Conference
August 10 and 11, 2023


15th National DNP Conference: Collaborating to Improve Healthcare Outcomes
Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa, FL
August 3-5, 2022


14th National DNP Conference: The DNP and Quality Improvement
Swissotel, Chicago, IL
August 11-13, 2021


13th National DNP Conference: Cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic


12th National DNP Conference: Contributions of the DNP Prepared Nurse: Policy Influencing Outcomes
Fairmont Washington, DC Georgetown
August 7-9, 2019


11th National DNP Conference: Palm Springs, Sustaining the DNP: Strategies for the Future in Clinical and Administrative Practice
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, CA
September 26-28, 2018


10th National DNP Conference: Celebrating 10 Years of Diversity and Inclusion in Practice
Intercontinental Hotel, New Orleans, LA
September 13-15, 2017


9th National DNP Conference: Transforming Healthcare Through Collaboration
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
October 5-7, 2016


Health Policy and Clinical Practice for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Westin Savannah Harbor Gulf Resort and Spa, Savannah, GA
March 26-28, 2015
(Collaboration with Advanced Disease Concepts, LLC and Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center)

8th National DNP Conference: How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days
Marriott Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
September 16-18, 2015


7th National DNP Conference: The DNP in Practice: The Health, the Care, and the Cost
Nashville Airport Marriott, Nashville, TN
October 8-10, 2014


6th National DNP Conference: The DNP: Shaping Leadership, Collaboration, and Practice Improvement in Healthcare
Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix, AZ
September 25-27, 2013


Doctors of Nursing Practice, LLC (a for-profit corporation) changed its name to Doctors of Nursing Enterprises, LLC.

Doctors of Nursing Practice Professional Development, Inc. (a not-for-profit corporation) changed its name to Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.

5th National DNP Conference: Evidenced-Based Nursing Education
Ritz Carlton Saint Louis
September 19-21, 2012


4th National DNP Conference: Impacting Health Care Policy
Westin New Orleans Canal Place
September 28-30, 2011


3rd National DNP Conference: Innovations and Leadership
Mission Bay Hilton, San Diego, California
September 29-October 1, 2010


2nd National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: Exemplars of DNPs in Practice and Nursing Education – Defining Ourselves
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort and Club, Miami, FL
September 30 – October 2, 2009


1st National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: Transforming Care Through Scholarly Practice
DoubleTree Hotel and Resort, Downtown Memphis, TN
October 9-11, 2008
Co-hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing in Memphis.


The first iteration of the web site opened February 21, 2007
DNP, LLC displayed a poster at the First National Conference on the Doctor of Nursing Practice: Meanings and Models, Annapolis, Maryland, March 28-30, 2007 sponsored by Drexel University
Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 39th Biennial Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2-7, 2007
By December 2007 the site was modified to allow for greater flexibility to meet the needs of site visitors