(lansing, michigan )
At first glance, getting a DNP or DNAP may not change the bedside anesthetic however, as healthcare changes with an emphasis on cost effective best practices and outcomes through integration of scientific evidence, anesthetists must have a seat at the decision table. Physicians have held these seats for years while nurses often have been shut out.
The DNP and cost versus benefit. To be taken seriously as an advanced practice providers, the DNP or DNAP may add credibility.