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What are the core values of a quality DNP program?

Nursing professionals across the country are influencing health care policy, contributing to the body of existing scientific knowledge and educating a new generation of nurses, all while providing top quality care to patients. Health professionals at every level are ensuring that clinical practice is as efficient, effective and compassionate as possible. To keep pace with […]

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DNP vs. Ph.D.: What’s the difference?

Over the last few decades, the number of nurses pursuing graduate-level degrees in the U.S. has increased dramatically. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates increased from 4,100 to 4,855 between 2015 and 2016. Enrollment numbers during this period were even larger, rising from 21,995 to […]

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Nursing Webinars

Bradley RN to MSN Administration Webinar

Read / Hide Webinar Transcript Sarah: Alright, welcome, everyone to our Inside the RN to MSN Administration Pathway Webinar. I’m very excited tonight. We have two wonderful professors joining us to present a deep dive into this pathway and what it might mean for you in your career. So what we will cover tonight includes […]

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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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Nursing Infographics

Top Skills Needed for Effective Nurse Managers

Nurse managers are crucial to a medical establishment. They are responsible for nursing recruitment, day-to-day operations and a host of other duties at their workplace. Their presence is one of the reasons why most hospitals are functioning as smoothly as they should. To learn more, check out the infographic below designed by Bradley University’s online […]

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Nurse-Managed Care

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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Nursing Videos

Nursing Enrollment Advisor – Steven Wolford

Hello, my name is Steven Wolford, and I’m an enrollment advisor for Bradley University’s online graduate nursing programs. I am happy to hear that you are considering Bradley University for your graduate education. My role at Bradley is to help you learn more about what the university has to offer, answer any questions you have […]

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Nursing Enrollment Advisor – Sean Mohr

Hello, my name is Sean Mohr, and I’m an enrollment advisor here at Bradley University’s graduate nursing program. Although I had enjoyed a career in insurance for 20 years, in 2009, I switched to a career in higher education admissions. My father and older brother were both educators, so becoming an education professional is in […]

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