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Getting a DNP degree in the state of Maryland.docx

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Getting a DNP degree in the state of Maryland.

In the state of Maryland, there are four schools that offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program. The schools are University of Maryland, Baltimore, and Johns Hopkins University also in Baltimore, Salisbury University, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda for active or retired military personnel. The requirements to be considered for admission into the DNP program include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in a program resulting in the award of a master's degree in nursing from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from a comparable foreign university, all official transcripts for all prior undergraduate and graduate study regardless of whether a degree was earned and three letters of recommendation. A 500 to 1,000-word essay outlining goals, objectives, and focused area of interest in pursuing the DNP, an active united states registered nurse license and a current resume or curriculum vitae are required after which an interview with selected applicants after the applications are received and reviewed is conducted. All the programs are blended (has an online and in class mode of instruction). The University Of Maryland Baltimore offers a 3-year fulltime DNP/Master of Business Administration (DNP/MBA) option to allow a unique blend of advanced nursing and business management expertise, so they can analyze, plan, implement, and evaluate innovative and creative responses to the health care marketplace. The state of Maryland has a graduate and professional scholarship program for degree-seeking graduate and professional students in nursing that are Maryland residents who demonstrate financial need. The minimum award is $1,000 per year and the

it may be deducted from the grant award total.000 per academic year ($12. If a recipient is receiving any type of stipend. salary supplement. and several others.083 . Nurses Educational Funds Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Education. also for Maryland residents fully admitted and enrolled at a Maryland college or university as a full-time or part-time graduate student in a master’s of science in nursing program. . The DNP Program prepares leaders in nursing practice to guide healthcare reform for the future. The maximum total award amount is $50. post-graduate certificate program in nursing education. Nurses with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree can work as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP). a statewide initiative. The salary range for nurses with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree is $77. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP). Living expenses grant award amounts is based on need.maximum award is $5. Awards may not exceed the maximum of $25.$122. and/or other financial assistance for living expenses. With increasingly complex patients and multi-layered systems of care.000 over four years.500 per semester) for full-time recipients and will be prorated for part-time recipients. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP). March of Dimes Graduate Nurse Scholarship. There is also a graduate nursing faculty scholarship and living expenses grant. Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner (NP) Associate Professor for Postsecondary / Higher Education depending on their specialty. Nurse Practitioner (NP). doctorate program or another graduate-level nursing program required to prepare individuals to become nursing faculty.175 per annum.000 per year. There are also several private scholarships for DNP students including the American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarship.

Gaining the systems perspective.experts are needed in the field. therefore. . studies have shown that patient care is better with a more highly educated nursing staff. Having a highly educated nursing staff facilitates this move toward excellence. the DNP credential is highly valuable to nurses and the institutions where they are employed. Nurses have traditionally worked closely with patients and are well-suited to guide future reform measures to focus on improving patient outcomes. Additionally. DNP graduates will have a different and more advanced skill set to integrate evidence into practice and to utilize policy. technological expertise and skills to translate research into practice will empower DNP graduates to be healthcare leaders for the region. Many hospitals are moving toward Magnet status. informatics. and interprofessional competence to improve outcomes for patients and families within the complex health care environment.

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