This educational offering provides 1.0 CEU and was presented in the Academia track. The course includes PowerPoint (in PDF) and an MP4 video file from the presentation originally shared at the 14th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, August 2021.
Brenda Douglass, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CDCES, CTTS
Brenda Douglass, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CDCES, CTTS is an Associate Clinical Professor and Family Nurse Practitioner at Drexel University. She earned a DNP degree (2011), MSN degree (2006), BSN degree (2004), and AS degree (1988). Prepared with a clinical practice degree (DNP) and nationally board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Dr. Douglass draws on her extensive experience and expertise in academia, clinical practice, and administrative roles. Dr. Douglass maintains an active clinical practice in a primary care setting caring for individuals with acute and chronic conditions. Research interests include graduate/DNP education, nursing leadership, mentorship, interprofessional education/practice, and diabetes mellitus.
Jeannie Scruggs Corey, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Jeannie Scruggs Corey is a Professor of Nursing in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at James Madison University (JMU). Prior to joining JMU, she was faculty at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. She received her DNP from Case Western Reserve University, MSN from the University of Virginia, BSN in Nursing from Radford University, and an AD from Virginia Western Community College. She has many years of executive, leadership, clinical, and higher education experience. Research interests are DNP project practices, health policy, leadership moral distress, and interprofessional practice and education. Jeannie is co-author/producer of the monthly DNP Inc. Outcomes Newsletter feature titled: “The DNP Conversation.”
Joan Stanley, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
Purpose of this presentation
The purpose of this session is to provide a platform for information dissemination, sharing, and facilitated conversations related to the evolution and transformation of DNP education and practice. The newly published AACN (2021) document, The Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education, will serve as the impetus for an engaging, interactive dialogue. This focused conversation will offer an opportunity for sharing among participants regarding strategies and ideas supporting transition to a new educational model and framework in preparing the future nursing workforce.