Nursing News & Articles
A minority of states regulate mandatory overtime.

Mandatory overtime: What you need to know

Given that there continues to be a nationwide shortage of nurses, it is common practice for hospitals and clinics to request that their nursing staff work overtime. While working overtime can be an effective solution to a nursing shortage, it also can present a number of problems — nurses run the risk of becoming burned […]

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As a returning student, you may have familial responsibilities.

Pursuing a graduate degree after years away from school: Helpful tips

If you are working as a registered nurse (RN) and are interested in developing your career further, one path to consider is becoming a family nurse practitioner (FNP). According to a fact sheet from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, professionals in this field are able to provide a full range of services similar to […]

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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. *The information provided in this webinar is intended for informational purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Information may be changed or updated without notice.

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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 *The information provided in this […]

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Nursing Infographics
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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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Nursing Videos
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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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Core Values and Culture

Transcript [upbeat pop music] >>FRANCESCA ARMMER: Well, the culture that we have at Bradley University is one of commitment to the student and partnership with the student. We’re going to partner with the learning experience and then we’re going to be flexible enough to recognize that there are times in everybody’s life when we just […]

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