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    The Difference Between a DNP and a PhD in Nursing.

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    What is the difference between a DNP and a PhD in Nursing? I need to know which of these you would choose to pursue if you decide to continue your education to the doctoral level.

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    The major difference between a DNP and a PhD in nursing, is the fact that a DNP is a nursing degree that is focused primarily on the clinical practice aspects of nursing, whereas the PhD in nursing is more so focused on the nursing research aspects of nursing practice. The DNP ...