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Profile IconSandy Forrest, RN, Ph.D., LPC, Victoria Minter, Mary Kathryn Ziomkowski and 5 more joined Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.
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Patricia McAfee commented on Patricia McAfee's blog post Finally a DNP!!
"you make a good point that going part time can certainly result in a longer time.  However, I went full time.  The reasons for my drawn out completion was in relation to the processes at the university: failure of faculty to adhere to a…"
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Stephanie Bossick Jacobs commented on Patricia McAfee's blog post Finally a DNP!!
"Patricia, it took me 4 years part-time. I just completed this month also. It was possible to complete mine in 2+yrs if you went full-time and I know many people who did, but I had my hands full with just part-time status while working full-time."
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Patricia McAfee posted a blog post

Finally a DNP!!

I started my DNP program in Dec 2011.  It is April 2016 & I finally completed it!  I am curious how long it took other DNPs to get through their programs.  My school made it appear it was a 2-2.5 year process after the MSN program, but as you can see, my program took 5 years!  How long did it take you? See More
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Journal Article and Book Reviews and Opinions

This forum provides a place to discuss selected articles or books of your choice. The literature is growing in many direction and sharing articles or information is valuable to all. Please start your own forum, and place the title of the article or book in the subject line. You are able to upload documents and include links as you wish. Please do not upload articles that are not public domain (for example, do not upload an article that was exclusive to a library search engine - - that would be a breach of contract for the library and a copyright infringement for us). Jump in and share, so that we all grow together.

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