History

DNP, Inc.  Conference History and Future Plans

2005

  • DNP students began discussing the idea of creating a journal to address the needs of Advanced Practice Nurses seeking the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

2006

  • A team of DNP students constructed a business plan. Doctors of Nursing Practice, LLC was formed November 21, 2006.

2007

  • 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.

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

  • 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.
  • Fifth National DNP Conference: Evidenced-Based Nursing Education
    • Ritz Carlton Saint Louis
  • September 19-21, 2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

  • Thirteenth National DNP Conference
    • Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa, FL
  • August 5-7, 2020

2021

  • Fourteenth National DNP Conference
    • Location: TBA
  • Tentative dates:

2022

  • Fifteenth National DNP Conference
    • Location: TBA
  • Tentative dates: