You will prepare a scholarly paper (1-title page, 2-3 pages of content, 1-page references: maximum 5-pages). This paper is to compare and contrast the DNP with the other advanced nursing roles. You will compare and contrast the DNP and PhD/DNS/DNSc degrees. You will define the DNP degree and share your own decision to seek this degree. Discuss the educational evolution of the doctor of nursing practice role and articulate how these advancements will affects the future of nursing. Use of evidence-based practice (i.e., scholarly citation), will be referenced in your paper supporting your decision to pursue the DNP degree. Include how your leadership topic reflects interprofessional collaboration. The paper and references are to follow APA format.