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Collaboration: A Suspicious Word

Stakeholders must have some level of respect and commitment to working with others toward a common goal.

How Much Is a DNP Worth?

Two advanced practice nurses share their salary struggles after earning this degree.

Are DNPs Procrastinators?

Are DNP-prepared professionals making progress at the rate we are capable of, or are we procrastinating?

Would the DNP Benefit Your Career?

NPs discuss how the DNP impacted their career and practice.

Salary Information

2014 Salary Survey of NPs & PAs

Check out the newest results for average salaries by specialty and setting.

2013 National Salary Survey Results

Salaries soar for both professions.

2012 National Salary Survey of NPs & PAs

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DNP History

Read past news from ADVANCE on the doctor of nursing practice, the DNP exam, DNP conferences and more.

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DNP Answers

Report on the 9th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference

DNPs and DNP students answer your questions about the doctorate of nursing practice.

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DNP Report

Collaborative Partnership

Those dedicated to doctoral education and practice must step up and be part of the solution to improve healthcare systems.

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Conference Guides

2015 National Conference Calendar

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State Conferences for NPs & PAs: The 2015 Lineup

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State Conferences for NPs & PAs: The 2015 Lineup

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The DNP: Shaping Nurse Practitioner Practice

The DNP: Shaping Nurse Practitioner Practice

Survey results about how the DNP is influencing NP practice.


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