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What does the future of the nursing industry look like?

The nursing industry is changing at a rapid rate. With shifting technology, an aging patient population and new challenges brought on by federal legislation, the nursing industry is being forced to evolve to ensure that hospitals and other organizations are able to continue to provide the best possible care. As a nursing professional, you ensure […]

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Graduates can serve as educators for the next generation of nurses

According to a 2016 article in The Atlantic, nurses represent the largest professional workforce. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that there were 2,751,000 registered nurses working across the country in 2014. This number is expected to increase by nearly half a million by 2024. To continue to ensure that these new care […]

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Finding a Preceptor for Practicums

​Listen as Rachel Borton, Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) online program at Bradley University, shares information and requirements for the FNP program practicums. Rachel will discuss timelines and due dates, clinical requirements, preceptor packets, core competencies and tips for finding a preceptor in your area.​ TRANSCRIPT: Sara: Hello everyone. It’s my pleasure today […]

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How to Find a Preceptor for NUR 407

Listen as Deborah Erickson, Associate Professor of Nursing at Bradley University, shares information and requirements for the NUR 407 practicum. Deb will discuss timelines and due dates, clinical requirements, preceptor packets, core competencies and tips for finding a preceptor in your area. TRANSCRIPT: Sara: Hello, everyone. It’s my pleasure today to introduce Deb Erickson, Associate […]

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Recent Trends in Nursing and the Need for Transformational Leadership

Additional responsibilities and leadership opportunities inspire nurses to utilize and develop the skills for which they were educated. When given these additional responsibilities, nursing staff turnover dropped by twelve percent. This change is significant in that it shows a positive response to management recognizing and incorporating methods that utilize the talent within their immediate environment. […]

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Surviving Long Hours and the Night Shift

Many nurses put in 12-hour shifts, while others work night shifts. Although these types of schedules are expected as a requirement of their job, many nurses expose themselves to different types of health risks that often are associated with prolonged work hours and disruptions to a normal circadian rhythm. To avoid health issues, it is […]

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Counseling Program Outcomes

Transcript >>NANCY SHERMAN: The need for counselors and counseling has increased tremendously. There are a number of positions available for our students, to meet that need. >>CARLOS DEL RIO: There are very unique characteristics that our students obtain, when they come out of this counseling degree. They come to us number one, as students, and […]

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Nursing Program Outcomes

Transcript [uptempo instrumental music] >>MOLLY CLUSKEY: As the baby boomers begin to retire, I think we will continue to see increased needs for nurses. I’ve seen the jobs change over the years. I think nurses that are working today have to work much smarter and much harder than I did when I was a young […]

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