Editorial| Volume 20, ISSUE 5, P245, October 2006

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The DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
        There has been lots of chatter about the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree since the American College of Nursing put out their position paper. Recently, at the International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses annual conference, I attended a forum to discuss the DNP. I was possibly the only DNP in a sea of Doctors of Philosophy (PhDs). In keeping with human nature, when it came time for questions and answers, most of the audience voiced worries and concerns.
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