Doctoral Education for Nurse Faculty:

The need for doctorally prepared nursing faculty in Maryland is increasing as the population ages and health care becomes more complex. This interactive workshop (link below) will provide participants with the breadth of doctoral programs in the state of Maryland, compare and contrast the DNP and PhD Degrees, select a doctoral program congruent with the participant's career goals, and describe how to prepare a doctoral program application to reflect the match between the participant's career goals and program goals.
Part 1
Part 2

Guiding Initiatives for Doctoral Education: The GuIDE Program
GuIDE flyer

Presentation: Overview of Doctoral Education in Maryland
Dr. Meg Johantgen
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Associate Dean for the PhD Program
Associate Professor

Presentation: Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Dr. Rita D'Aoust
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning
Interim DNP Program Director

Strategies for Success in Choosing a Program
Dr. Susan L. Bindon
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Director, Post-Master’s DNP Program Without Specialty, OAD
‌Assistant Professor, PPEP

Preparing for the Certified Nurse Educator© (CNE) Examination:

Certification in any field is an indicator of professionalism. For academic nurse educators, it establishes nursing education as a specialty area of practice and creates a means for faculty to demonstrate their expertise in this role. Begin planning now to take the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination. Computer-based exams are available all year at over 120 testing centers.

NSP II CNE Workshop Nomination Form

This workshop is an intensive, comprehensive review of the major content areas of the test blueprint. It is designed to help potential candidates assess their level of readiness and identify practice domains where further study may be needed.

This workshop addresses the following Certification for Nurse Educators©

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Nursing Faculty Qualifications

NSP II Funded Statewide Resource Institute for Educators