Formative and summative evaluation of a practice doctorate program

Joyce Graff, Cynthia Russell, Cheryl C. Stegbauer

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Abstract

Practice doctorate programs are developing rapidly to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing recommendation that advanced practice nurses will be prepared with a Doctor of Nursing Practice by 2015. Evaluation of nursing doctoral programs has focused almost exclusively on research doctorate programs. The authors examine formative evaluations from students enrolled in a practice doctorate program and summative evaluations provided by students at the time of and 1 year following graduation. Suggestions for nurse educators and administrators are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-177
Number of pages5
JournalNurse Educator
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN
  • Review and Exam Preparation

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Formative and summative evaluation of a practice doctorate program. / Graff, Joyce; Russell, Cynthia; Stegbauer, Cheryl C.

In: Nurse Educator, Vol. 32, No. 4, 01.01.2007, p. 173-177.

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