This workshop will cover strategies for you to succeed; from acceptance into a program, to thriving in online learning, and the completion of a DNP project.  

LEAD stands for Leadership, Evidence-based practice, Advocacy, and Development. This workshop will explore the value of earning a DNP degree.

In this two half-day CE workshop attendees will learn the value of the DNP degree, strategies for acceptance into a program including an application portfolio, succeeding in an online DNP program, the basics of a DNP project including quality improvement and evidence-based practice.  You will hear from nationally-recognized educators, executive nursing leaders, current students and alumni about the power of the DNP degree. 

Wake Forest Department of Academic Nursing supports the development of prospective DNP students, providing valuable learning opportunities that can help foster future careers.

Workshop Objectives

  • Explore the past, present and future of the DNP
  • Create a strong application portfolio for admission to a DNP program
  • Develop strategies for a smooth transition to doctoral education & online education
  • Discuss achieving work-life-school balance
  • Explore the value of the DNP to an individual, an organization and the nursing profession
  • Learn interview skills through practice in role-playing scenarios
  • Examine ideas for your DNP project
  • Learn how the DNP increases career and professional opportunities

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This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1040679; Expiration Date 6/4/2022. This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Workshop Agenda

Cost and Registration

 LEADS 2-day workshop - $200

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