Nursing Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Engaging Excellence in Patient Care, Education, and Research


The Doctor of Nursing Practice Role: The Time is Now!

Presented by:
Bambi Carkey, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NPP
Joyce Scarpinato, DNP, PNP-BC, FNP-C

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Downtown Campus: 11th floor – Performance Center
Community Campus: streamed live in classroom A&B

See the Brochure for More Information

Targeted to all Nursing and Interdisciplinary Staff


To enable the learner to better understand the Doctor of Nursing Practice role


  1. Explain the difference between the DNP and PhD as a terminal nursing degree.
  2. Discuss the importance of the DNP role to the profession of nursing.
  3. Describe the AACN Essentials for Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing.
  4. Discuss the importance of public awareness of the DNP/NP role

For more information, please contact Ellen Albanese at 315 464-9443 or

1.0 Contact Hour is provided by the SUNY Upstate Medical University Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE). It has been assigned Provider Code NYP261-8/14-17.

The Institute for Continuing Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.