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Julie Barclay

Finding a preceptor: A personal journey

Julie Barclay, RN, MSN When I made the decision to go back to school and pursue my online Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, I realized the value of finding a great preceptor. To be honest, I was a bit overwhelmed with the idea of finding my own preceptor, but the more I thought about it, the […]

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Elderly populations, particularly in rural areas, are classified as underserved when it comes to health care.

Why FNPs are a good fit for underserved communities

The role of family nurse practitioner (FNP) first was developed in the mid-1960s as a certificate program designed to equip practicing nurses with more skills and responsibility. The program’s purpose was to educate nurses to provide more comprehensive medical care to children, particularly in areas experiencing shortages of physicians. This FNP certificate program evolved into […]

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Inside the FNP Certificate

Listen as Rachel Borton, Director of the online Family Nurse Practitioner programs, speaks in-depth about the Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate.

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Inside the Doctor of Nursing Practice – Leadership Program

Take advantage of a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hear Deb Erikson, faculty academic supervisor for Bradley University’s DNP – Leadership program. Don’t miss out on this information session! Discover the convenience of online learning and learn more about the program, including: Preceptor requirements Length of program Accreditation Transfer of clinical hours

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The Emergence of Nurse-Managed Care: Providing accessible, affordable health care in vulnerable communities

Vulnerable populations, including the uninsured, immigrants and the working poor, are at greater risk of developing health problems while lacking access to quality health care. Nurse-managed health centers are emerging across the country to meet the unique health care needs of these at-risk populations. To learn more, check out the infographic below created by Bradley […]

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The Nursing Shortage and How It Will Impact Patient Care

The combination of advancements in medical science and general improvement of quality of living is helping Americans live longer as compared to the past. This trend is evident from the fact that the proportion of Americans aged 65+ to the total population has risen from 12.4 percent in 2000 to 14.9 percent in 2016. This […]

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Counseling Curriculum Highlights

Transcript [upbeat soft music] >>NANCY SHERMAN: We have worked very hard to make the Bradley experience and our counseling program, one that will meet all the students’ needs in terms of their professional growth, the support they need to be able to get through the program successfully, both academically and personally. >>CARLOS DEL RIO: We […]

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Online Master of Arts in Counseling Residencies

Learn more about the importance of residencies for students in an online Master of Arts in Counseling program from Bradley University’s faculty. Transcript >>NANCY SHERMAN: Our online students at Bradley in Counseling have to complete two residencies. And this is where they actually come to our campus for a week each time and participate in […]

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