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The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) is a wonderful next step for current practicing nurses looking to advance a specific career trajectory in the field. But have you considered a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)? Particularly, have you looked at an MBA with a Health Care Administration focus as an alternative? As a practicing nurse, you’ve experienced first-hand the importance that health care administration plays in your organization. Understanding the complexity of the medical system and the business choices that inform current practice are helpful in your current situation. If you look forward to the possibility of being in… more >

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Are you an established nursing professional looking to enact change and move your field forward? Consider a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). A DNP degree allows you to develop the skills necessary for the highest level of practice. As practice leaders transforming the system, DNPs ensure that patients are receiving the best quality of care. Here are the top 7 reasons we believe you should consider pursuing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) today: 1 – It’s the New Standard The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and its member institutions encourage all advanced practice nurses and advanced administrators to… more >

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When thinking of potential nursing careers, not everyone immediately thinks of becoming a Nurse Educator. But you have to ask yourself, why? The complex world of healthcare demands that healthcare workers not only use best practices, but also consistently maintaining their knowledge of the latest research and its applications. In short, there is always a need for more education in health care and the nursing world specifically. Key to this endeavor is the role of Nurse Educator. A Nurse Educator trains current and up-and-coming nurse professionals in both academic and practical on-the-job settings. Here are the top 7 reasons we… more >

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