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Salisbury University – Nursing – Second Degree BS in Nursing #salisbury

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Second Degree BS in Nursing

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The Department of Nursing offers a Second Degree bachelor’s program for non-nursing college graduates leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. The curriculum, acknowledging the education, career and life experiences of the individual requires fewer pre-requisites for the nursing courses than the basic baccalaureate nursing program of study. Students may complete the second bachelor’s degree in three semesters of full-time study.

Licensure as a registered nurse requires application to the State Board of Nursing to take the National Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), documentation of completion of the nursing program, payment of a fee and a criminal background check.

Students entering the nursing program are required to meet physical and psychological requirements as outlined in the Salisbury University Department of Nursing – “Fit for Duty” Verification form. Please see the health and enrollment requirements page, http://www.salisbury.edu/nursing/healthrequirements.html for further details and access to the form. Students should be aware that drug testing and background checks are commonly required by clinical agencies. Students who have been convicted of a felony or have pled nolo contendere to a felony or to a crime involving moral turpitude, may not be eligible for some clinical placements and may be unable to complete program requirements. Likewise they may be ineligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in some states including Maryland.

Clinical placements are in various locations and students are required to make individual travel arrangements.

Second Degree program graduates are encouraged to continue their nursing education in the graduate program. The graduate program offers a nurse educator track, a health care leadership track. and the doctor of nursing practice program for healthcare leaders and family nurse practitioners.

To be eligible for admission to the Second Degree program, students must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students from all majors (including diploma or associate degree-prepared registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major) are eligible to enroll. In addition, registered nurses with a diploma or associate degree plus a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major are eligible to enroll.

Faculty advisors assist prospective students to assess their learning needs and identify independent learning resources available to them through the University. The prerequisite courses are available at Salisbury University; however, it is not mandatory for them to be taken at SU.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Second Degree program must first meet all University requirements and be admitted to the University by the Admissions Office. Once admitted to the University, applications are reviewed by the Department of Nursing for admission to the Second Degree program. Admission is competitive and is based on evaluation of the applicant’s overall qualifications.

T o be eligible for admission to the Second Degree program, students must meet the following requirements:

Application Requirements

Applicants to the Second Degree program must:

  1. Submit to the Salisbury University Admissions Office:
    • The admissions application (submitted electronically) at www.salisbury.edu/apply
    • The University application fee paid to Salisbury University.
    • The R esidency/Domicile Information Form http://www.salisbury.edu/admin/residency/documents/Web_Form.pdf)
    • TOEFL scores (international students). Originals must be submitted.
  2. Submit to Department of Nursing, Director of Graduate and Second Degree Programs, IN ONE PACKAGE WITH ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS BELOW INCLUDED.
    • The A pplication for Second Degree P rogram in the Department of N ursing. The form can be obtained by clicking Application Packet .
    • A 1-2 page typed narrative of educational and professional goals .
    • A current resume or curriculum vita .
    • Any OFFICIAL transcripts from the first bachelor’s degree and any other academic course work. NOTE: Transcripts must be official transcripts in sealed envelopes. These official transcripts will be copied by the Department of Nursing and original copies sent to the Admissions Office.
    • T WO academic and/or professional recommendations (on the forms provided in the Application Packet) addressing potential for nursing study. Each recommendation MUST BE SEALED IN AN ENVELOPE AND SIGNED ACROSS THE SEAL BY THE PERSON MAKING THE RECOMMENDATION.




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Entry-level Master’s in Nursing (ELM) – Direct Entry Nursing Program –

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Azusa Pacific University

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*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. View additional tuition information .

Transition to a Helping Profession

The Entry-level Master’s in Nursing (ELM) program is a direct entry nursing program designed to provide graduate nursing education for those who hold baccalaureate or higher degrees in other disciplines. The program prepares students for entry into the field (NCLEX-RN licensure examination) and for advanced nursing practice.

Program Highlights

  • MSN graduates are eligible to apply to the state of California for certification as a clinical nurse specialist and/or as a nurse practitioner.
  • Graduates are eligible for the California Registered Nurse License and Public Health Nursing Certificate.
  • This direct entry nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN).
  • MSN graduates with certain specializations may also apply for a national credential by examination through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Clinical experiences include hospital care services for diverse cultural/ethnic groups, the underserved, the poor, and the homeless.
  • Students receive personalized attention in a supportive Christian environment from experienced faculty.
  • Financial aid is available through scholarships and loans.

Learn more about the entry level nursing program and our faculty .

School of Nursing Accreditation

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report ’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West. and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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Nursing PhD Programs Texas, PhD Nursing Programs Texas, Doctorate Nursing Online,

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Doctoral Degree Programs

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Graduate Admissions

Nursing PhD Degree – Online

The University of Texas at Tyler

Department of Graduate Nursing

3900 University Boulevard

Tyler, Texas 75799

Dr. Jenifer Chilton

Graduate Admission Information

The University of Texas at Tyler

Office of Graduate Admissions

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Proof of Current Licensure: Yes

Deadlines: March 1; applications are considered for summer only

Career Outlook: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the career outlook in the nursing field is excellent and expected to grow by 19% through 2022, which is much more favorable than experienced by most occupations. As the delivery of health care continues to change in the United States, there is a growing need for intelligent, highly educated nurses to help formulate policy and conduct research in the field. For more information, visit Occupational Outlook Handbook – Registered Nurses.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Meet a University of Texas at Tyler Graduate Student

Advance Into Leadership to Impact Community Health Care

The nursing PhD program at The University of Texas at Tyler is unique among doctoral programs in Texas and throughout the entire United States. The reason: Nurses are able to study online in the communities where they live, undertaking independent research while they prepare to assume more influential roles in the nursing field.

  • Participate in on-campus, weeklong summer orientation and returning-student workshops and then complete the PhD in nursing program entirely online.
  • Enroll in a highly successful, competitive program: Among universities nationwide, UT Tyler is offering a PhD in nursing that’s in high demand.

Graduates of the UT Tyler nursing PhD program are employed as consultants, researchers, administrators, professors and policymakers. Our graduates can be found in these and many other organizations: The University of Incarnate Word, Prairie View A M University and Troy University.

Nursing PhD: Independent Study. Research-Based.

  • Design, conduct and disseminate research that contributes to the advancement of nursing science.
  • Focus on ensuring healthy communities through such activities as statewide disaster planning, and involvement in the Cancer Foundation for Life, March of Dimes and other events.
  • Understand how to incorporate research findings into the development of policies pertinent to nursing and health, both nationally and internationally.
  • Undertake original research leading to your doctoral dissertation.

Nursing Faculty: Community-Engaged. Student-Focused.

  • Receive personal support from professors who are committed to helping you reach your career goals.
  • Study with faculty members who are respected leaders in the field of nursing and regular presenters at such gatherings as the Western Institute of Nursing Research; Palliative Care Conference; and Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Research Conference.

Learn from faculty members who have been recognized for professional excellence with such distinguished awards as the Barbara Cushing Excellence in Nursing; Outstanding Distance Educator; and Outstanding Nursing Faculty.

Nursing PhD Courses: Attuned to Diversity. Research-Based.

Research in Transcultural Health – Explore research issues within a cultural milieu. Emphasis is on culturally relevant scholarship, knowledge and technology to improve the health status of diverse communities.

Health Care Policy Development – Examine the role of nurse leaders in research to shape health care policy. The impact of economic, socio-political and other forces on policy formulation and access to care is considered.

The Nurse as Educator – Use educational principles, learning theories and pedagogical approaches to develop culturally sensitive teaching strategies for diverse student and community-based populations. Solutions to educational access and nursing workforce situations are explored and studied.





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IUPUI Registrar – Course Offerings #iupui, #registrar, #student #records, #records, #iupui

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Office of the Registrar

Course Offerings

The list of scheduled courses offered at IUPUI for a given term is typically released one month prior to the beginning of priority registration. Spring courses are available in October, Fall courses in late January or February, and Summer courses in December.

Viewing Course Offerings via One.IU:
A real-time display of course availability and the open or closed status of individual classes is publicly accessible from One.IU using two different search tools – the SIS Class Search and the iGPS Course Search. Both tools offer a variety of filtering options to narrow search results.

  • SIS Class Search
  • 1. Navigate to: one.iu.edu .
  • 2. Click in the Search box and type schedule of classes and press ENTER.
  • 3. Click the schedule of classes task icon
  • iGPS Course Search
  • 1. Navigate to: one.iu.edu .
  • 2. Click in the Search box and type search courses and press ENTER.
  • 3. Click the Search Courses (Public) task icon

Course Listings By Department
If you are accustomed to reviewing the list of classes by subject that has historically posted on this website, please know this information is still available to you through the Class/Course Search tools above.

Using SIS Class Search.
Select the Institution, Term, and Course Career. Then insert the Department Code listed below that corresponds with your area of interest into the Course Subject field within the Class Search page. Click Search.

Using the iGPS Course Search :
Select the Campus. Degree Level. and Term Offered. Then enter the Department Code listed below into the Search field and click GO.





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Pre-registration Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons) #mental #health #nursing #degrees

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University of Central Lancashire

BSc (Hons) – Pre-registration

Why study this course?

Learn how to safely and effectively deliver quality nursing care with one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care education. After successfully completing this degree course, you’ll be a registered nurse, with all the skills and knowledge you need to make a real difference to people’s lives. The curriculum addresses national benchmarks and is split between 50% theoretical study – including time spent in small groups with other students who’ve chosen the same field of nursing as you – and 50% practical clinical experience, working with a local NHS Trust on a variety of placements to build your confidence and develop the hands-on nursing skills you need. Opportunities for an overseas clinical experience is available, subject to conditions.

Entry Requirements 2017/18

112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 ; General Studies accepted
BTEC – Distinction, Merit, Merit/Distinction* Distinction*
Access to HE Diploma. 30 level 3 credits at Merit or above
GCSE grade C Maths and English or equivalent (IELTS 7.0)

For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our important information. UCLan requires all undergraduate applicants to have a minimum attainment of five GCSEs at grade C and above, or equivalent, (including Maths and English). In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. However, if the subject is relevant to our degree programme and requires a higher GCSE grade (e.g. GCSE B grade), and/or includes a Professional body that governs the entry requirements, Grade 5 or above may be required.

If you already have a degree 2:2 or above in any subject you are eligible to apply for the MSc Pre-registration Nursing programme .

Course at a Glance

One in four people will experience mental health issues during their lives. Depression, anxiety and stress are common experiences. For the majority, mental health issues are temporary phenomena, while some people will experience more serious and long-term mental illness. As a mental health nurse you’ll help people to work towards recovery with the aim of living fulfilling lives in society. Mental health nursing is at the forefront of the move into the community as the setting for care and treatment. Nurses work in people’s homes, specialist clinics, GP practices and prisons, as well as hospital wards and care homes. Working in multi-disciplinary teams with psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists you will support and care for children, adolescents, working age and older adults. Nurses working in mental health have some of the highest levels of job satisfaction.

You’ll need to be open-minded and motivated to help patients understand themselves and their condition. Whether it’s assisting a patient to overcome major surgery or helping someone with agoraphobia leave their house, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made a real difference to peoples’ lives.

Nursing is open to all those who want to care for others. Your age, experience and qualifications will have their part to play in deciding how you wish to begin your nursing career. You’ll soon realise you are entering a profession in which only you set the limits to your potential.

For clinical placement experiences, you will be allocated to one of several NHS Trusts within the Central Lancashire region as your base and from there, gain experience in a range of placement areas. Opportunity for an overseas clinical placement experience is available, subject to conditions.

The development of clinical nursing skills takes place alongside skills such as communication, problem solving and reflection. These are key elements of the nursing programme which will aid the development of a critical, analytical and reflective practitioner. Development of these skills will enable you to progress onto career pathways within the healthcare sector, or to continue to post-graduate level study.

The student experience upon the adult nursing course will be managed and supported by academic staff from a range of speciality nursing backgrounds and with a vast wealth of clinical experience.

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university and career pathway ambitions. Specialities such as high dependency; intensive care; cardiothoracic and cardiology nursing; emergency nursing; care of the elderly; renal nursing; theatre nursing and many more are all represented amongst our staff specialisms. Additionally, many of our academic staff are not only registered nurse teachers, but they also continue to also hold dual professional nursing registration and often work within the clinical setting when not teaching. This enables our staff to maintain clinical competence and makes them ideally placed to support you on your learning journey.

Opportunities

You will undertake practical work experience placements, as well as spend time developing practical skills in our clinical skills labs using clinical patient simulators (manikins) and simulation model trainers. Clinical setting work placements account for 50% of the clinical practice time for the mental health nursing course. These are interspersed throughout the three years of the programme.

The School of Health is amongst one of the first educational providers within the North West region who ensure that your first year (second year in the Foundation Entry) is adequately supported within their clinical experiences by allocating associate lecturing staff to first year placement areas. These members of staff will visit you within the student’s placement areas to ensure that the placement is progressing and the learning environment is providing you with appropriate learning opportunities that will enable you to achieve your learning outcomes.

Service users, carers and the wider community are also involved in the development, delivery and running of the nursing programme. Service users and carers share their experiences with students at the University and are involved in providing students with feedback in clinical practice, as well as being involved in recruitment and assessment activities.

You will have the opportunity to have an international experience by taking advantage of the University’s extensive links in Europe and overseas. A number of students have also taken advantage of the Erasmus scheme, as well as other voluntary international experiences in America, Oman, Tanzania and Finland.

Our BSc Nursing graduates go on to work in a variety of different healthcare disciplines and settings. Career opportunities are available in a range of nursing specialities within the National Health Service in both hospital and community settings; as well as other healthcare opportunities within the independent and third sector or social services. Post course surveys consistently find that our nursing students are employed and working within their chosen career six months following completion of the course.

Course Specification and Handbook

For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information .

For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:

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Phoenix Area: Nursing Program – Indian Health Service (IHS) #phoenix #nursing

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Phoenix Area

Nursing Program

The Phoenix Area provides culturally rich opportunities caring for American Indian/Alaska Native people. Here, you work with people who have close ties to the community and opportunities to learn about the rich traditions of the Phoenix Area Indian Tribes.

The Phoenix Area Nursing Program provides nursing services to 44 Native American tribes throughout Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. Nurses are the heartbeat of a hospital and clinic, and we do our best to keep our nurses’ hearts beating happily and well. We provide nursing services in settings ranging from small rural clinics, Ambulatory Care Health Centers to full service hospitals. The majority of the facilities are located on reservations. We have many opportunities for clinical nurses in Ambulatory Care, Medical/Surgical Units, and Family Care Units. Additionally, we have opportunities for experienced registered nurses in ICU, OR, Special Procedures Unit, PACU, OB, Float Pool and ED.

The Phoenix Area Nursing program offers a variety of expanded roles for Registered Nurses such as Infection Control, Employee Health, Utilization Review, Quality Management, Case Management, Discharge Planning, Nursing and Patient Education, Nurse Informatics, Clinical Application Coordinators and Administrative roles.

The Public Health Nursing Program is a unique program that provides preventive services to patients in the home and community setting. Public Health Nurses are considered an important link between the community and the hospital or clinic.

There are also opportunities for the Advanced Practice Nurse throughout our hospitals and clinics. Nurses will have an exciting and unique experience caring for many different Native American tribes learning their culture and heritage.

Nurse Recruitment

By becoming a full-time member of our team of healthcare professionals, you’ll enjoy: an attractive salary, growth opportunities and full benefits. Some of the benefits that you may be offered include night shift differentials, paid vacation, paid sick leave, holiday time off. Medical /dental/ vision/ life insurance options. In some cases, sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and retention bonuses are available

We have nurse recruiters available to assist potential applicants with finding a position at one of our facilities. Nurse Recruiters are also working with nursing programs on recruitment and retention strategies.

Current vacant job listings for the Phoenix Nursing program:

  • Click on Phoenix IHS Area to view their current job vacancy database or go to advanced search and list Nurse . Each job listing usually has an icon to view specific Vacancy Announcements (please read the announcement as it provides application procedures).
  • If you are a non-Indian Preference candidate or not applying through the USPHS, then you must apply under the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) announcement.
  • Application forms are found at the bottom of each job listing page (note four icons).
  • Click, print, and complete all application forms and return to the Nurse Recruiter or contact indicated on the job listing.

Nurses hired at IHS operated facilities are employees of the Federal Government and can choose either civil service or Commissioned Corps employment systems.

  • For further information and application to USPHS Commissioned Corps go to: www.usphs.gov.
  • Those applying for any RN / APN position must have a current, valid, unrestricted license in any state.
  • Recent graduated RN’s or APN nurses must submit a copy of their final college transcript.
  • If you are applying for RN positions considered in any specialty areas such as OR, ER, ICU, L D, and PHN, you must have at least one year work experience in the specified area of nursing to be qualified for consideration as an RN in the indicated specialty. If you are applying for a PHN position, you must have baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing.

Preference in hiring (IHS) is given to qualified American Indian/Alaska Native candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 NS473).

  • If there are no qualified Indian applicants, non-Indians will be given consideration.
  • Approximately 65% of the nurses working in IHS, Tribal and Urban programs are Native American Indians.

An IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP) booklet and application can be obtained by calling 301-443-3396 or at the web site.

PACONA

The Phoenix Area Nursing Program is supported by a strong nursing leadership organization, the Phoenix Area Council of Nurse Administrators (PACONA). The mission statement of PACONA is, A network of nursing leaders providing a voice for Phoenix Area Nurses to maintain the integrity of nursing practice and to promote the delivery of quality nursing services to Indian/Tribal/Urban (I/T/U) communities.

Technical Assistance

The Phoenix Area Nurse Consultant is committed to working directly with Service Unit Nursing Programs promoting quality Nursing leadership and quality nursing care.

Available services include but are not limited to:

  • Provides consultation to program leaders on matters pertaining to nursing and the delivery of health care
  • Serves as a resource, advisor, facilitator, mentor for nurses and others
  • Acts as a liaison between state board of nursing and sites
  • Conveys established resources to promote nurse competency
  • Interprets and advises on nursing and other clinical scopes of work as appropriate
  • Evaluates nursing programs regarding:
    • Staffing
    • Quality and safety
    • Fiscal management
    • Accreditation and standards
    • Nurse satisfaction
  • Facilitates local reporting of vacancy and turnover data by I/T/U facilities
    • Analyzes data to identify at risk nursing programs, recognize trends, and recommend strategies to improve retention
    • Assists in scoring programs for loan repayment
    • Consults with service units on applicant qualifications and interview topics for key nursing administrative positions
  • Participates in succession planning
    • Identifies and mentors nurses demonstrating leadership potential
  • Networks with professional nursing organizations
  • Participates on nursing advisory groups, local, state, and national
  • Coordinates and facilitates the Phoenix Area Council of Nurse Administrators (PACONA)
  • Member of the Phoenix Area Senior Leadership team
  • Speaks as an authority for nursing, representing the largest workforce in the system

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Evening Nursing Programs Overview #lpn #night #classes, #evening #nursing #programs

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Evening Nursing Programs Overview

Essential Information

Evening nursing programs provide similar coursework to full-time day programs, but take longer to complete because class times are shorter. Associate’s degree programs feature clinical experiences and coursework that prepare students to pursue registered nurse (RN) licensure and work as RNs. Although these programs require a high schol diploma or its equivalent, they don’t require previous health care work experience, and students learn to help doctors diagnose and treat illnesses, take patients’ vital signs and offer health care advice.

Professionals who already work as RNs can enroll in an evening RN-BSN program to earn a bachelor’s degree. In addition to possessing knowledge of nursing theories and practices, incoming students need strong skills in math, communication and the physical sciences.These programs cover advanced nursing topics, including pathophysiology, health assessment and nursing management. Students participate in hands-on simulations and may pursue advanced nursing positions upon graduation. Working RNs may also pursue an RN-MSN degree, or master’s degree, which usually includes advanced health care and business coursework. This kind of evening program is designed for RNs who want to become managers or nurse practitioners. It is generally required that MSN applicants have long-term work experience as an RN and must submit letters of recommendation, copies of their college transcripts and scores from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE).Clinical experience is a requirement for all levels of this qualification.

Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and Associate Degree in Nursing programs that are offered in the evening allow students to attend classroom lectures and gain clinical experience outside of regular working hours. Students in evening ASN or ADN programs learn about the practical skills and theoretical foundations of nursing, including medical diagnoses, patient care and vital sign measurement. They must also receive licensure before they can begin working in a medical setting.

The classes in evening ASN or ADN programs emphasize topics in the natural sciences, social sciences and medicine. Students learn to measure patients’ pulse and blood pressure, assist doctors in diagnosis and treatment, give patients wellness information and assess general health. The topics below are usually covered:

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Nursing ethics
  • Community health education
  • Pediatric care

Evening RN-to-BSN Degree

RN-to-BSN programs are designed for registered nurses who want to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Those who complete an RN-to-BSN program can earn their BSN in a shorter time frame than those who earn a BSN without any previous experience. Many programs offer classes in the evening and on weekends to accommodate students’ work schedules. RN-to-BSN programs cover advanced topics in nursing, as well general educational subjects. Students usually complete in-depth, hands-on simulations.

Classes in RN-to-BSN programs cover the critical thinking and analytical skills used in patient care. The topics listed below are usually discussed:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Nursing management
  • Health assessment
  • Health maintenance
  • Professional nursing development

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Clinical Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Direct-Entry Midwifery – LM, CPM
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse Training
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Assistant or Patient Care Assistant
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing for Adults and Seniors
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Operating Room and Surgical Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Public Health Nurse or Community Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Evening RN-to-MSN Degree

RNs who want to earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) while remaining employed can enroll in an evening RN-to-MSN program. Most RN-to-MSN programs allow students to specialize in a particular aspect of nursing.

Classes in RN-to-MSN programs emphasize theoretical, practical and professional skills used in advanced nursing positions. Students learn business and social aspects of nursing, as well as technical skills. Students often learn about the following subjects:

  • Nursing research methodology
  • Nursing leadership
  • Politics in health care
  • Health care policy
  • Statistics in nursing

Popular Career Options

People who earn an ASN or ADN are eligible to become registered nurses (RNs). RNs can work in clinics, hospitals, schools or physicians’ offices. Many nurses work with specific patient populations or in certain situations. Listed below are some common career options:

  • Staff nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Critical care nurse

People who complete an RN-to-BSN program often qualify for specialized or advanced nursing positions. Many nurses work with specific patient populations or in certain situations. The careers noted below are popular options:

  • School nurse
  • Surgical nurse
  • Emergency room nurse

People who complete an RN-to-MSN evening program are qualified for supervisory and specialized nursing positions. Many graduates work directly with patients, while others take administrative roles. Some career options are included below:

  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse educator
  • Clinical nurses specialist

Continuing Education Information

To become an RN, associate’s degree graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), which is administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Eligibility criteria to take the exam vary by state but usually include no more than completion of an approved nursing program

If you are currently a health care professional looking for education that doesn’t interfere with your working life, evening nursing classes may be the right option to you. Before making a decision, look into which of those mentioned here will be most suitable for you, whether it be an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in nursing.

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All About CNA – Take CNA Classes Online to Prepare for

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Working as CNA (short for Certified Nursing Assistant) has never been more achievable than now, with the rise of hundreds of classes online, offered by universities and organizations aross America, all accessible from the comfort of your own home. With the rise of internet access availability, ever more powerful computers and a much better understanding of the online environment, online courses are becoming a true contender to their real-world counterparts. Virtual classrooms benefit from videoconferences with scores of people at the same time, file storage and transfer services available 24/7 and more interactivity than a university auditorium could ever offer, making them a solid choice for many wishing to further their education, as well as their careers.

Online vs. Offline

For those wishing to pursue a career in healthcare or even to further advance in one web-based training programs seem like a clear-cut choice. In terms of CNA classes, online services provide you with all the necessary knowledge to help you ace the written part of the certification exam, and some of the better programs out there even offer students chances to gain practical clinical experience – although not from home, of course. All the best training programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, so be on the lookout for that, too.

Keep in mind that while enrolling in Certified Nursing Assistant classes online can go a long way toward your CNA license. some parts of your training must be done in person. Hands-on skills cannot be learned online, and depending on which state you live in, only the theoretical part of your education can be done online – or none at all. So be sure to contact your local Department of Health and ask about the exact requirements. That said, the written part of the test constitutes most of the exam and studying for it in the comfort of your home, at any time you like, however you like offers a huge advantage, giving you a head start in your quest to become a certified nursing assistant .

There are Cerified Nursing Assistant classes available for those who already have a job as a nursing assistant. If you wish to further advance in your chosen career path, by becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for example, you can complete a large part of the necessary education online. This means you can keep working as CNA while at the same time studying in a web-based training course. Associate’s Degrees and Bachelor Degrees in Nursing and Health Services can help you become a nurse instead of assisting one. Or perhaps you would like a more administrative role? Maybe even aid a physician directly? There are classes available for dozens of Degrees in this field – either partly or fully online, depending on the program .

It’s stress-free, not risk-free

While there are many great benefits to studying online, you need to be careful to avoid any pitfalls. The greatest risk is that of enrolling in a non-accredited, fake online school and getting ripped off. Always verify any institution’s credentials with your state government, ask current students, talk to graduates and do your research before commiting. A great way to do this is to check one of the many online online directories which list all certified CNA training courses.

However, after you find a program suited for you, you can enjoy all the benefits of modern-day, internet-based education: flexibility, accesability, cutting-edge technology and a virtually limitless pool of information. So if you’re patient, caring, compassionate and great with people, finding a job as a certified nursing assistant is one of the best career choices you could make today – and the best CNA classes are the way to do it.

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20/09/2017

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Why UMKC?

  • UMKC graduates with a degree in nursing point to the uniqueness of this four year program, stating that the three years of clinical coursework – as opposed to the traditional nursing programs with two years of clinicals – increase their total clinical hours to 1,200. As a result, UMKC graduates are sought after by local hospitals because they can tell a difference in clinical skills and knowledge.

Fast Facts

  • Approximately 240 undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds
  • 80 students admitted into the clinical program each fall
  • Faculty/student ratio in clinics is 1:5 – 1:8
  • Human patient simulators used in most clinical classes
  • Located within walking distance to two teaching hospitals (Children’s Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center), the Kansas City Health Department and Western Missouri Mental Health Center
  • Affiliations with multiple area hospitals and health care facilities

Student Organizations

The Student Nurses Association provides students opportunities to:

  • organize health fairs and blood drives
  • participate in organizing other special events that provides many leadership opportunities
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Phi Chapter, Nursing Honor Society (Membership by invitation during clinical major Year 3 and Year 4)

Real World Experience

  • UMKC’s School of Nursing is located on the Hospital Hill campus with the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy.
  • It is also within walking distance to two teaching hospitals, Missouri Western Mental Health and the Kansas City Health Department.
  • Crown Center, Liberty Memorial and Union Station are in close proximity, and within walking distance for the avid walker

Careers

Limitless Career Opportunites which would include:

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the clinical program is a two-tiered process.
  • Students are first admitted into pre-nursing. For high school applicants, requirements are the same as those required for admission to the University.
  • There is a direct high school admission program for students graduating in the top 10 percent of their high school class and obtain a minimum ACT score of 27.
  • Transfer students must have a 2.75 minimum GPA to be admitted into pre-nursing.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Applications for the clinical major, the second phase of the application process, can be found at the UMKC School of Nursing Web site, www.umkc.edu/nursing by Nov. 1 of each year. Applications are due in the School of Nursing Student Services Office each Jan. 31 for admission into the clinical major which begins each fall semester. Decisions are made each spring once all coursework grades are posted. Notification letters will be mailed the end of May.
  • By the end of May, students will need to have completed a minimum of 36 nursing course work hours with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Courses which will have to be completed for consideration are:
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • College Algebra
    • Chemistry w/ lab
    • Microbiology
    • Arts and Sciences 100 (waived if transferring in 24 credit hours of 2.75 GPA coursework)
    • N101 Introduction to Nursing

Major Courses

In addition to the required courses mentioned above in PreReqs, students may also take the following courses prior to being admitted into the nursing clinical major. If transferring in coursework, it is always advisible to check the UMKC equivalency page to be certain coursework is equivalent.

  • English Composition I and II
  • Philosophy 210 or 222
  • History Course that meets the Constitution requirement such as History 101 or 102 or PolSci 210
  • One foreign language course
  • Fine Arts Elective (3 credit hours)
  • General Psychology
  • Human Growth Development
  • Nutrition
  • Upon admission students will receive an individualized plan of study

Other Programs Available

Faculty

    • Clinical faculty members are practicing nurses who bring their insights and experiences to the classroom through:
      • lecture
      • studying and serving as visiting experts nationally and abroad
      • individually received honors, fellowships and awards
    • The School of Nursing also has many faculty members actively involved in research who have:
      • Published a number of books and journal articles
      • Received research funding from many national known foundations and federal government agencies
      • Our faculty listing can be found at http://nursing.umkc.edu/facultystaffdir.cfm

Contact us

UMKC Office of Admissions
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Eliane Keane

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Everything is pretty straight forward. You have Mymathlab and then have to go to her class to get the attendance portion. Overall, the quizzes and exams were easy since there are reviews for them. Only downside is that the teacher is weird and rude.

I took professor Keane MGF 1107 course last Spring. Easy pass. This blended course is a mix of face to face and online work. All quizzes online. An essay- fun- about a math person. Proctored Midterm and Final. So you need to know your stuff . But professor keane has these reviews in her course. Do them and and understand them. You will get A s.

Very discouraging individual. Does not grade fairly. You can have perfect attendance do fairly well in most assignments, but she will still fail you. You have to have a combined 60% in tests 2 5 to pass her class. Must show work to get credit. Does not care, will not give any extensions on homework. You may as well take this class online.

I took her for an MGF1106 Blended online course. Fair as can be – do your homework and show up to class – you will have no problems. She gives reviews for all quizzes and exams, and theyre usually pretty similar to the actual exam. I have struggled with math since high school and I managed a B in this course.

Her class is a lot of work. You have weekly MyMathLab homework and there are 6 test for which she provides reviews and it s all done at home and an essay. There is a proctored midterm and final for which she also provides reviews. She doesn t teach in class but has narrated powerpoints on blackboard. Attendance is mandatory but she doesn t teach.

Prof. Keane is pretty annoying can be rude, but overall her class is a piece of joke. HW on MyMathLab, 5 quizzes you take at home which she provides reviews for, they re exactly the same with different # s. Her midterm was EXACTLY like the review, her final? Not so much, so beware for that last exam! Overall, pretty easy A.

This professor does not teach at all, its a learn yourself type of math class but its not hard if you take notes on the powerpoints on mymathlab. Also for quizzes and midterm/final she gives you reviews MUST DO THEM they are VERY helpful!! The quizzes are done at home with notes and book. Attendance is part of your grade.

Great professor and great class. its an online class so if you have a life, kids and work. this is a great alternative. she is tough and her attitude can be aggressive at times but we are all adults. if you expect people to baby you your whole life dont take this class. but honestly she is great and is there to help. ill take her again

Having her as a professor is the equivalence to talking to an operator whenever your DirectTV signal is down. Pointless. She thinks she s witty but she just comes off intolerable. You teach yourself, it s actually humorous that she expects us to refer to her as Dr considering she shows nothing to live up to the title. I don t recommend her.

This professor really cares. Teaches clearly by demand. We must come to class with questions. Explains to the detail. Tests are so easy because of the reviews she posts in blackboard. Must attend class. Attendance grade.

She. Does make you work for the grade but she honestly respects you. She actually wants you to succeed in the class. She teaches very well

I d rather deal with equations everyday than Deal with her again

MGF1106 online course. Clear syllabus where you do homework (Easy A) and take quizzes after homework is due. Midterm and final (Also easy if you study) and you can practice before hand so you know exactly whats on there. I had a huge family issue and she was understanding about it and we were able to resolve. Forever grateful. I recommend to all.

Not BAD YOU MUST DO YOUR HOMEWORK

This was by far the easiest math course I have ever taken. I took the course online and with the help of the online textbook and instructional videos that go with every chapter, it was extremely easy! I did not feel I needed the instructor much though. I used the textbook program to do homework and study. She did not provide much as a teacher.

The class was blended which means it meets once a week and assignments are mostly online. She is willing to help if the situation arises. I recommend having a study group to achieve the highest grade possible.

She can be a bit intimidating (don t get her mad). She is helpful, don t expect her to baby you. Ask her for her help. She knows what she s doing and wants everyone to pass. Makes the class easy. You can pass if you put in the work. She really cares about her students and loves to see them take her again! Very proud of her students

Isn t understanding at all, just an average professor doing there 9 to 5.. make sure you understand how to navigate the online course completely because they don t explain before hand and she doesn t care

Miami dade college nursing program reviews

Ms. Keane is a unique type of professor (funny). She explains her class well and is available for office hours. Attendance is not mandatory but if you miss more than two classes in a row you might be dropped. Book is not necessary, MyMathLab is because all homework is there. Practice quizes, quizes and two big tests. Class is pretty simple overall.

Keane can be very rude sometimes and very condescending but when it comes to the math it s very easy. You take all the quizzes, tests, and homework online, except for the midterm and final. Attendance is mandatory because she will drop you after 2 absences.

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Which Nursing Schools Are in the Houston, TX Area?

Learn about nursing programs in Houston. Get information about programs available and admission requirements to make an informed decision about your education. Schools offering Nursing degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Do you need to know what schools in Houston offer nursing programs? Here you can learn about schools in Houston that offer nursing programs and their courses and requirements.

What You Need to Know

A vocational nursing certificate program requires about one year of study, and completing it prepares you to take the practical nurse licensure examination. Associate’s degree programs are also available and prepare you for work as a registered nurse. Associate’s degree programs include general education classes alongside core nursing courses and take about two years to complete. Clinical experiences are an essential component of both certificate and associate’s degree programs in nursing.

Bachelor’s degree programs are also available, and you can complete this program in four years. It prepares you for licensure as a registered nurse, and your coursework includes general education coursework, nursing skills classes and clinical experience.

Certificate Programs in Houston, TX

Houston Community College at Coleman College for Health Sciences

At Houston Community College, nursing programs are offered through the Coleman College for Health Sciences. This program includes stand-alone courses in gerontology, nutrition and pediatric nursing. Sequences in vocational nurse training and nursing in health and illness are also required for graduation.

  • Program Name: Vocational Nursing Program
  • Program Length: 1 year, full-time
  • Tuition: $1,632 per year for in-district students, $3,360 for out-of-district students, $3,756 for out-of-state students (2015-16)
  • Requirements: High school diploma or GED
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 58,276 undergraduate students

San Jacinto Community College – South Campus

This program features classroom and clinical practice to prepare students for the licensure exam for vocational nursing. Some courses train students in a specific form of nursing, such as neonatal, pediatrics and surgery.

  • Program Name: Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate of Technology
  • Program Length: 3 semesters, full-time
  • Tuition: $1,408 per year for residents in-district, $2,416 for residents out-of-district, $3,688 for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • Requirements: High school diploma or GED, acceptable placement test scores, successful physical examination results and minimum 2.25 college GPA
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 27,911 undergraduate students

Associate Degree Programs in Houston, TX

Houston Community College at Coleman College for Health Sciences

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science
  • Specialization Areas: Nursing or Licensed Vocational Nurse to Registered Nurse
  • Program Length: 2 years, full-time
  • Tuition: $1,632 per year for in-district students, $3,360 per year for out-of-district students, $3,756 for out-of-state students (2015-2016)
  • Requirements: Satisfactory HESI scores, TSI scores and pharmacology mathematics test scores, minimum GPA of 2.0, LVN licensure (for LVN-to-RN candidates only)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 58,276 undergraduate students

These 6-semester programs include more supporting scientific coursework than the certificate program, such as classes in anatomy and physiology, microbiology and human growth. Some general education courses are also required. Clinical training is part of the final five semesters of the nursing program, while the LVN-to-RN program incorporates clinical training into three of its six semesters.

San Jacinto Community College – South Campus

Another nursing degree option offered through San Jacinto Community College is the Nursing LVN-RN Mobility Associate of Applied Science. Students prepare to take the registered nursing licensure exam through clinical practice in hospitals and healthcare facilities in addition to classroom learning. Students must have completed a number of health science courses before they’ll be admitted to the LVN-RN program.

  • Program Name: Nursing LVN-RN Mobility Associate of Applied Science
  • Program Length: 3 semesters, full-time
  • Tuition: $1,408 per year for residents in-district, $2,416 for residents out-of-district, $3,688 for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: Several courses in psychology, composition, mathematics, biology, dosage, health assessment, anatomy and physiology, and pharmacology must be completed prior to admission
  • School Type: 2-year, public; 27,911 undergraduate students

Bachelor’s Degree Programs in Houston

Houston Baptist University

At Houston Baptist University (HBU), you’ll prepare for a career in nursing through both clinical and administrative courses, as well as clinical experience. This curriculum offers experience observing flight teams and intensive care units. If you’re interested in graduate studies, you can earn a master’s degree in nursing from HBU. This university offers a 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Program Length: 4 years, full-time
  • Tuition: $29,800 per year (2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: University undergraduate admission, minimum 3.0 GPA, no more than 2 ‘D’ or ‘F’ grades on transcripts, all nursing prerequisites completed with a ‘C’ grade or better, all university proficiencies completed, complete the HESI A2 exam, attend Nursing Information Session and meet with a nursing facility adviser
  • School Type: 4-year, private; approximately 3,128 students (2,288 undergraduates)

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

At the Health Science Center at Houston, you have the option to pursue either a traditional or accelerated bachelor’s program. Options are also available if you are either an RN who wishes to pursue a bachelor’s degree or if you already have a bachelor’s degree in another field. This school is comprised mostly of graduate students and offers both master’s and doctoral degree programs. The student-to-faculty ratio is just 5-to-1.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Program Length: 4 years, full-time
  • Tuition: $6,846 for residents, $29,043 for non-residents (2015-16)
  • Requirements: Minimum 2.75 GPA in nursing course prerequisites and 3.0 GPA in science course prerequisites, official transcripts submission, at least 40 hours of program prerequisites with eight hours in science prerequisites and 75% score or better on HESI A2 exams
  • School Type: 4-year, public; approximately 657 undergraduates and 3,899 graduate students

To summarize the information here, there are at least four universities in Houston that offer nursing programs at various levels.

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Locate Medicaid nursing homes in your area #chicago #medicaid, #medicaid #nursing

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Medicaid Nursing Homes, Know the Facts

Medicaid nursing homes can be key resources in providing long term care for your family member. Nursing home care is very expensive. Medicare only covers short term nursing care for rehabilitation after a qualified hospital stay.

Often times dementia patients stop progressing during rehabilitation because they have difficulty following instructions and dementia may reduce their motivation to improve. When a patient stops improving, Medicare will no longer pay for his stay in a skilled nursing facility.

If your family then begins to pay the cost of long term care in a nursing home out of family resources, you soon see that your resources are quickly being used up.

When faced with a Medicaid spend down of your family member’s assets, it’s important to get professional advice from an attorney or other qualified person who specializing in helping people qualify for Medicaid. Your local senior center or bar association can help you locate a Medicaid specialist.

If your family member is already a Medicaid recipient and needs care that cannot be provided at home, he will need to live in a Medicaid nursing home.

Not all nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities (SNF) accept Medicaid for payment. You may find that your family member has to go on a waiting list to transfer to a nursing home that accepts Medicaid. The challenge is to find a facility that is close to where the family lives so that family members can visit often.

Some families decide to pay privately for a few months to ensure that their family member lives close by and in a facility that the family and your family member feels comfortable with.

When your family member has been admitted to a nursing home that accepts Medicaid as a patient who is paying his own bill and then he later qualifies for Medicaid, federal law does not allow patients to be discharged from the nursing home based on converting to Medicaid.

If you suspect that your family member’s short term stay in a nursing home may turn into a long term stay, find out which nursing homes accept Medicaid and make this question a part of your initial fact finding about a home.

The Medicare website has a nursing home search feature that includes whether or not a nursing home accepts medicaid. Click here to connect to the Medicare website. The more planning you do, gives you more control over where your family member lives.

When your family member needs a Medicaid nursing home:

  1. Unless your resources are unlimited, always verify that the skilled nursing facility that your family member is entering accepts Medicaid.
  2. Be prepared mentally and financially that your family member with dementia who is receiving physically therapy may soon stop progressing and no longer be eligible to have his skilled nursing care paid for by Medicare.
  3. Explore non-nursing home alternatives for Medicaid patients in your community like Home Health Agencies (HHA) or Programs of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to see if these program will provide the care your family member needs.
  4. Locate a Medicaid specialist to help you smoothly navigate the qualification process.

Additional Nursing Related Resources

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12/09/2017

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Baylor University, A Nationally Ranked Christian University, Undergraduate & Graduate Research

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About Baylor University

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas and welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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What is the Baylor Line?

Baylor freshmen have a lot to look forward to at the start of each new school year: getting to know their new roommates, experiencing life on their own for the first time, and adjusting to the new world that is college. Of course, college freshmen all over the nation experience those things, too. What others

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Hurricane Relief Support Becomes Focus of Sept. 1 Traditions Rally at Baylor

WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) Judah & the Lion, one of Nashville’s most genre-bending bands, will headline Baylor University s annual Traditions Rally on Friday, Sept. 1, on Fountain Mall. The free, community-wide event celebrates the upcoming football season as the Bears prepare to open against Liberty at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at McLane Stadium. The event also will serve as a collection site for specific items for Hurricane relief efforts.

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President Livingstone, University Respond to Hurricane Harvey; Call on Baylor Family to Join Together in Prayer

WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) – Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released a statement today in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and calls on the Baylor Family to join together in prayer for those along the Texas coast, in Houston and southeast Texas who have been impacted by this devastating storm.

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Mayborn Museum Complex launches Reach Out Program for Under-served

WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) Baylor University s Mayborn Museum Complex is launching a program called Mayborn Reach Out to reach new and under-served audiences. It will replace Free Sundays, which concludes Sept. 3. The new program will begin effective Oct. 1.

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Baylor Students Receive Awards at International Conference

WACO, Texas (Aug. 25, 2017) Members of Baylor Model United Nations were honored this summer at the International Model United Nations Conference in Vienna, Austria.

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MLK s I Have a Dream Inspired Response from Black Gospel Artists

WACO, Texas (Aug. 22, 2017) – As the 54th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. s I Have a Dream speech approaches, Robert Darden, professor of journalism and founder and director of Baylor s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project (BGMRP), says King s speech was fertile ground for creative expression by black gospel artists recording in the years after 1963.

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Addressing the Access-to-Justice Gap: Baylor Law School s Legal Mapmaker Program Helps Young Lawyers Open Cost-Conscious Firms

WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2017) Baylor Law School’s annual three-day Legal Mapmaker program runs Aug. 16-18 in Fort Worth. Attendees will attend workshops led by experts in numerous areas ranging from business planning and alternative fee arrangements to marketing, client relations and community involvement.





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Colonoscopy – Tests, Test Results – Diagnosis – NY Times Health

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Colonoscopy

Reference from A.D.A.M.

Back to Top How the Test Is Performed

You will usually be given medicine into a vein to help you relax. You should not feel any discomfort. You will be awake during the test and may even be able to speak, but you probably will not remember anything.

You will lie on your left side with your knees drawn up toward your chest. The colonoscope is inserted through the anus. It is gently moved into the beginning of the large bowel and slowly advanced as far as the lowest part of the small intestine.

Air will be inserted through the scope to provide a better view. Suction may be used to remove fluid or stool.

The health care provider gets a better view as the colonoscope is moved back out. Therefore, a more careful exam is done while the scope is being pulled back. The doctor may take tissue samples with tiny biopsy forceps inserted through the scope. Polyps may be removed with snares, and images may be taken.

Specialized procedures, such as laser therapy, may also be done.

Back to Top How to Prepare for the Test

You will need to completely cleanse your intestines. A problem in your large intestine that needs to be treated may be missed if your intestines are not cleaned out.

Your health care provider give you the steps for cleansing your intestines. This may include using enemas, not eating solid foods for 2 or 3 days before the test, and taking laxatives.

You will be asked to drink plenty of clear liquids for 1 – 3 days before the test. Examples of clear liquids are:

  • Clean coffee or tea
  • Fat-free bouillon or broth
  • Gelatin
  • Sports drinks
  • Strained fruit juices
  • Water

You will usually be told to stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other blood-thinning medicines for several days before the test. Keep taking your other medicines unless your doctor tells you otherwise.

You will need to stop taking iron pills or liquids a few days before the test, unless your health care provider tells you it is okay to continue. Iron can make your stool dark black, which makes it harder for the doctor to view inside your bowel.

Back to Top How the Test Will Feel

The medicines will make you sleepy so that may not feel any discomfort or have any memory of the test.

You may feel pressure as the scope moves inside. You may feel brief cramping and gas pains as air is inserted or the scope advances. Passing gas is necessary and should be expected.

You may have mild abdominal cramping and pass a lot of gas after the exam.

Back to Top Why the Test Is Performed

Colonoscopy may be done for the following reasons:

  • Abdominal pain, changes in bowel movements, or weight loss
  • Abnormal changes (such as polyps ) found on sigmoidoscopy or x-ray tests (CT scan or barium enema )
  • Anemia due to low iron (usually when no other cause has been found)
  • Blood in the stool. or black, tarry stools
  • Follow-up of a past finding, such as polyps or colon cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease )
  • Screening for colorectal cancer

Back to Top Normal Results

Normal findings are healthy intestinal tissues.

Back to Top What Abnormal Results Mean

  • Abnormal pouches on the lining of the intestines, called diverticulosis
  • Areas of bleeding
  • Cancer in the colon or rectum
  • Colitis (a swollen and inflamed intestine) due to Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, infection, or lack of blood flow
  • Small growths called polyps on the lining of your colon (which can be removed through the colonoscope during the exam)

Back to Top Risks

  • Heavy or ongoing bleeding from biopsy or removal of polyps
  • Hole or tear in the wall of the colon that requires surgery to repair
  • Infection needing antibiotic therapy (very rare)
  • Reaction to the medicine you take to relax, causing breathing problems or low blood pressure

Back to Top Considerations

After the test, you will feel sleepy for a period of time. You may have a headache or feel sick to your stomach or bloated, but this is not common. You may pass a lot of gas.

You should be able to go home about 1 hour after the test. You must plan to have someone take you home after the test, because you will be woozy and unable to drive. The nurses and doctors will not let you leave until someone arrives to help you.

When you are home:

  • Drink plenty of liquids. Eat a healthy meal to restore your energy.
  • You should be able to return to your regular activities the next day.
  • Avoid driving, operating machinery, drinking alcohol, and making legal decisions for at least 24 hours after the test.

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Pasricha PJ. Gastrointestinal endoscopy. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 136.

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Welcome to the College of Nursing

Our exceptional programs provide students the opportunity to advance in a successful nursing career.

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Jefferson College of Nursing Among the Best Grad Schools for 2017

Jefferson College of Nursing continues its record of excellence in healthcare education with recognition from U.S.News World Report s annual listing of top graduate schools.

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Jefferson College of Nursing Designated as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

The Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) has been named as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for the period 2015-2019.

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The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares graduates to be advanced practitioners at the forefront of healthcare.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a practice doctorate designed to prepare professional nurses for scholarly practice as clinical and health systems experts.

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List of Schools

About Our Schools

The Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Fall River serve over 6,700 students in 22 schools. Our schools are committed to a philosophy of educating the “whole” student – in body, mind and spirit. Students are challenged to achieve their highest potential as they are called each day to grow in faith and values, to pursue academic excellence, and to become leaders who are committed to serving God and others as Jesus taught us.

In our Catholic schools, teachers pursue the highest academic standards, while also taking the time to know and care about every student as an individual. SAT scores in our Diocese consistently exceed national and state averages, while Iowa Assessments in the younger grades score among the top third in the nation. Most importantly, young people are guided to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, pursuing excellence in the safe environment of a Catholic school community that supports, each day, the values parents are teaching at home. Financial aid may also be available. Please contact a Catholic school of your choice to learn more about the opportunity of a Catholic education for your child.

Stephen A. Perla,Superintendent of Schools
Sandra M. Drummey. Assistant Superintendent
Denise M. Peixoto, Assistant Superintendent

List of Schools:

Villa Fatima Pre School
90 County St.
Taunton MA 02780-3502
Tel. 508-880-7447, FAX 508-823-0825

Holy Trinity Pre-School and Kindergarten
245 Main St
P.O. Box 163
West Harwich, MA 02671
Tel. 508-432-8216

St. Francis Xavier School
223 Main St
Acushnet, MA 02743-1597
Tel. 508-995-4313, FAX 508-995-0456
www.sfxacushnet.com

St. John the Evangelist School
13 Hodges St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel. 508-222-5062, FAX 508-223-1737
www.sje-school.com

St. Margaret Regional School
143 Main St.
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
Tel. 508-759-2213, FAX 508-759-8776
www.smrsbb.org

Espirito Santo School
143 Everett St
Fall River, MA 02723
Tel. 508-672-2229, FAX 508-672-7724
www.espiritosantoschool.org

St. Michael School
209 Essex St
Fall River, MA 02720-2996
Tel. 508-678-0266, FAX 508-324-4433
www.smsfr.org

St. Stanislaus School
37 Rockland St
P.O. Box 217
Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-6771, FAX 508-677-1622
www.saintstanislaus.com

All Saints Catholic School
115 Illinois St
New Bedford, MA 02745
Tel. 508-995-3696, FAX 508-998-0840
www.ascsnb.org

Holy Family-Holy Name School
91 Summer St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel. 508-993-3547, FAX 508-993-8277
www.hfhn.org

St. James St. John School
180 Orchard St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel. 508-996-0534, FAX 508-996-3087
www.sjsjschool.com

St. Mary-Sacred Heart School
57 Richards Ave
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Tel. 508-695-3072, FAX 508-695-9074
www.smshna.com

St. Pius X School
321 Wood Road
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Tel. 508-398-6112, FAX 508-398-6113
www.spxschool.org

Our Lady of Lourdes School
52 First St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-822-3746, FAX 508-822-1450
www.ololtaunton.com

St. Mary s Primary School
106 Washington St
Taunton, MA 02780-7408
Tel. 508-822-9480, FAX 508-822-7164
www.stmarystaunton.com

Coyle and Cassidy High School
Middle School Division

2 Hamilton St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-823-6164, FAX 508-823-2530
www.coylecassidy.com

St. John Paul II High School and
St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School

Middle School Division
33 Cross St
Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-771-7200, FAX 508-771-7233
www.sfxp.org

Bishop Feehan High School
70 Holcott Dr
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel. 508-226-6223, FAX 508-226-7696
www.bishopfeehan.com

Bishop Connolly High School
373 Elsbree St
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-676-1071, FAX 508-676-8594
www.bishopconnolly.com

St. John Paul II High School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School
120 High School Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-862-6336, FAX 508-862-6339
www.pjp2hs.org

Bishop Stang High School
500 Slocum Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Tel. 508-996-5602, FAX 508-994-6756
www.bishopstang.com

Coyle and Cassidy Middle School and High School Divisions
2 Hamilton St
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-823-6164; 508-823-6165, FAX 508-823-2530
www.coylecassidy.com

Stonehill College
320 Washington Street
North Easton, MA 02357
Tel. 508-565-1000; FAX 508-565-1500
www.stonehill.edu





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Welcome to the Humanities Program

Our Mission

The Humanities Program represents the humanities, collectively, to the university community, through its opportunity for advanced interdisciplinary study and through fostering an appreciation of the capacity of the humanities to lend meaning, coherence, and beauty to our lives—in short, to make us more fully human.

General Education
Our general education offerings represent a broad spectrum of topics and approaches that meet the objectives of the humanities as defined by the university: historical knowledge, cultural knowledge, aesthetic training, creativity, knowledge of disciplinary critical canons, and synthesizing ability. In addition, these courses reinforce basic skills in reading, writing, and critical thinking.

Minor in Humanities
We offer a 12-unit undergraduate Minor in Humanities. Use it to balance a professional major, extend a liberal arts major, or prepare for further study. You will explore significant themes and issues through the disciplines of the humanities: art, music, literature, philosophy, and history. The master’s degree program in the humanities enables students to pursue studies for professional advancement and personal enrichment, and provides experience in the application of contemporary theory as well as in research methods in the humanities.

M.A. in Arts and Humanities in the City
Our master’s degree program in the humanities enables students to pursue studies for professional advancement and personal enrichment, and provides experience in the application of contemporary theory as well as in research methods in the humanities.

In all of its components, the program consciously fosters a pluralistic perspective, showing how, in the words of the Rockefeller Commission on the Humanities, “the individual is autonomous and at the same time bound in the ligatures of language and history, to humankind across time and throughout the world.”

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Keith R. Heffner, a Humanities Master of Arts student: “The graduate program in Humanities at CSUDH has opened many doors for me. To those who are thinking about enrolling: just do it. To those working on it now: don’t give up, it’s worth the effort!”

Tim Trevathan, a Humanities Minor student, calls the Minor “the most useful, philosophical, and practical ‘connecting of the dots’ that has ever happened in my life.”

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Carlow University Graduate Program Reviews

Graduation Year: 2017

Carlow has a rich tradition of excellence with a warm, friendly atmosphere. The doctoral program is perfect for scholar-clinical practitioners. Superior quality of education with phenomenal faculty. Exceptional challenge-and the open, inclusive cohorts and experienced faculty make the whole Carlow experience the best in Pittsburgh! No 25-year old teachers who fill in for real professors and no revolving door turnover among faculty. Most brilliant people I’ve ever met. I love Carlow!

Graduation Year: 2017

I enjoy how accessable and inclusive the professors are at Carlow. Every theoretical and philosophical viewpoint is considered and allowed to be used and debated to create well rounded students who are capable and effective clinicians. I feel very supported by Carlow’s professors and by the school. I highly recommend Carlow!

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Online Resource to Associate Degrees in Nursing

AssociatesInnNrsing is full of information and guides to getting your associates degree in nursing. Online associate degrees in nursing are offered by very few schools in the country. However, beginning a career in nursing does not always require an associate degree specific to nursing. Taking and passing the NCLEX exam is a key component, but a degree in healthcare can help prepare you.

If you’re interested in becoming a medical assistant, you’ll need the proper education to do so. Earning an associate degree in medical assisting is typically your best bet for starting a career in this field. This degree provides the specialized training necessary to qualify for employment. Many schools now offer this degree online, making it as convenient as possible to fulfill your course requirements.

Medical Assisting (AS)

Kaplan University Kaplan University is among the nation s largest schools with over 70 campuses across the country and over 50,000 students enrolled. Kaplan offers many associate programs in healthcare online in addition to bachelor s and master s degree. Kaplan offers an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting .

Entry-Level Nursing Degrees

An associate degree in nursing is an entry-level degree in the medical/healthcare industry. Many students elect to earn an associate degree before pursuing a bachelor’s in order to determine if the healthcare industry is right for them. An associate degree takes only two years or less to complete and gives students an opportunity to explore various career paths and identify your interests.

An associate in nursing or an associate degree in medical assisting requires students to learn the appropriate terminology and skills necessary to use any patient billing software program and to assist nurses with a variety of patient care skills. If you think working in this field is the right career move for you, keep reading to learn more about what it takes to acquire the education and training necessary to obtain employment and ensure success on the job.

What is Medical Assisting?

One type of entry-level degree in nursing is an associate degree in medical assisting, often referred to as an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in medical assisting. This degree typically teaches the following career skills:

  • How to assist physicians and nurses with patient care, scheduling, and examinations.
  • How to perform routine laboratory tests.
  • How to record vital signs and manage patient records.
  • How to communicate with patients, doctors, and other medical personnel.

Other competencies may also include, according to O*Net OnLine. the following tasks:

  • Record patients medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, or physicians instructions to patients.

Depending on the school and program, students may receive certification preparation. In order to work as a medical assistant, you’ll likely need to take and pass the CMA (AMMA) examination. This exam is often required by employers; therefore, you need to find a program that will prepare you to take and pass this test.

In order to pass this test, make sure the program you choose covers the following topics :

  • Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology
  • Medical terminology
  • Keyboarding and computer applications
  • Recordkeeping and accounting
  • Coding and insurance processing
  • Laboratory techniques
  • Clinical and diagnostic procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Medication administration
  • First aid
  • Office practices
  • Patient relations
  • Medical law and ethics

The CMA exam ensures that medical assistant graduates are prepared to enter the workforce. Therefore, it’s imperative that you choose a school that offers such training. If you’re unsure, contact your school of interest and speak to a representative to learn as much as possible about the courses offered and whether you specific training is provided to pass the CMA exam.

LPN Programs

Another entry-level program includes the LPN degree. This program prepares graduates to work as a licensed practical nurse, or an LPN. A licensed practical nurse is a registered nurse certified in basic patient care. LPN programs are typically two-year, associate degree programs that can be completed either online or in a traditional classroom format. In order to work as an LPN, you’ll need to complete an accredited degree program as well as pass the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) exam, which candidates have to pass to obtain their license.

An LPN performs many of the same tasks of a medical assistant, but a medical assistant may not be a registered nurse. Each state has its own licensure and employment requirements. Many LPN programs are also offered online, or in a hybrid format that includes both on-site and in traditional classrooms. This makes it easier to continue working or fulfill other obligations while pursuing your degree.

By becoming an LPN, you ll be in a good position to continue your education in the healthcare industry. You ll have the background and skill set to succeed in a bachelor s degree program, and possibly a master s degree program, depending on your career goals. As with any program, you want to ensure the program is accredited and offers the courses needed to pass all certification and licensure exams. Check out our list of programs to get a head start on your education and career goals.

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Nursing Schools in Louisiana

CCNE Accredited BSN Degree Programs

Division of Nursing
1140 College Drive, Box 556
Pineville, LA 71359-0556
http://www.lacollege.edu

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

School of Nursing
1900 Gravier Street, 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112-2262
http://nursing.lsuhsc.edu/

College of Nursing
550 Sale Road, PO Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609
http://www.mcneese.edu

Nicholls State University

College of Nursing and Allied Health
Highway 1, 161 Ayo Hall, PO Box 2057
Thibodaux, LA 70310
http://www.nicholls.edu

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College of Nursing
1800 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71101-4653
http://www.nsula.edu

Southeastern Louisiana University

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
548 Western Avenue, SLU 10781, University Station
Hammond, LA 70402-0001
http://www.selu.edu/acad_research/depts/nurs/

Southern University and A M College

School of Nursing
Building 170, Swan Street, PO Box 11794
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
http://www.subr.edu/suson

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, The

College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
http://www.nursing.louisiana.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe, The

School of Nursing
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0460
http://www.ulm.edu/nursing

NLNAC Accredited BSN Degree Programs

Division of Nursing
Professional Schools Building, Suite 102, 2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

Grambling State University

School of Nursing
PO Box 4272 1 Cole Street
Grambling, LA 71245

Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Department of Nursing
8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302

Loyola University New Orleans

City College, Department of Nursing
6363 St. Charles Avenue, Campus Box 42
New Orleans, LA 70118

College of Nursing
Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415

Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Division of Nursing
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131

Our Lady of the Lake College

School of Nursing
7500 Hennessy Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70808





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Working as a Travel Nurse in Alaska

Alaska’s healthcare industry has generated a ton of great nursing jobs in recent years. The fact is there’s a shortage of experienced nurses available to fill these healthcare demands. The travel nursing industry helps provide the needed top quality nurses in Alaska as well as in many other states across the country.

Alaska Travel Nursing –

Alaska Travel Nurses

Get “Advantages”

  • Private Housing
  • First Day Benefits
  • Weekly Pay
  • 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited CEU Hours
  • Bonuses ($$)

Becoming a travel nurse is a great way to expand your mind and your skills. As a travel nurse you get to experience the excitement again of being a new nurse in a new location.

You get an opportunity to expand your nursing skills, work in new environments and stretch yourself to new career heights. Since you are at the facility on a temporary basis as a travel nurse, you won’t be pulled into hospital politics. In Alaska you can do all this while you live and work in a beautiful setting. From majestic Mt. McKinley to the jagged edge of Glacier Bay, you’ll find Alaska to be unlike anyplace else in the world. When you work as a travel nurse in Alaska, you will forever be amazed at the views and inspired with the state’s untamed beauty – all ready to be explored and experienced during your days off of work.

Find Travel Nursing Jobs in Alaska

Below is a sampling of our recent travel nursing assignments. Remember, our jobs change frequently and fill quickly so check back often.

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Evening Nursing Programs

Jersey College – school of nursing offers evening nursing classes for our RN Program and LPN Program at some of our campuses in New Jersey and Florida. Our flexible curricula are designed to support students with families and day jobs and to provide the same quality nursing education in a night program that you’d receive during the day. You’ll complete all course work and clinical experiences for a certificate or degree in nursing while working around your other obligations.

RN Night Classes

Evening program classes are held from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. Some classes may also meet on weekends. Fridays during the day are open for students interested in tutoring, doing make-up work, or in need of skills or practice days. The coursework in our evening nursing program can be completed in 21 months for the RN Bridge track and 36 months for the RN generic track. Learn more about our RN Program »

The next RN Night Program Starts May 15, 2017

LPN Night Classes

Evening program classes are held Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm to10:00pm, with some Saturday or Sunday classes, depending on the campus. Our campuses are also open to night students throughout the week for tutoring, make up work, and practice days. The coursework in our evening LPN Program can be completed in 18 months. Learn more about our LPN Program. »

The next LPN Night Program starts May 15, 2017

Evening Campus Resources

Night students have access to all the campus resources that we offer. You’ll enjoy access to the library, the tutoring center, and career center for research and support. The cafeteria is also available so that students may have dinner before class or snacks in between classes. Hours of operation for each facility are dependent on the campus.

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Nursing Bridge program

Our Nursing Bridge Program is for RNs that have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university in an unrelated field but want to earn their master’s degree in nursing. This program helps nurses in this category more quickly earn their MSN, saving them time and money. You will apply the knowledge you gained as an undergraduate along with your hard-earned nursing knowledge towards our Master of Science in Nursing program.

In our Nursing Bridge program you’ll take the same introductory course all MSN students take, however you’ll be required to take three nursing upper division level bridge courses. These courses provide you the additional skills and knowledge you need, including a mastery of foundational, undergraduate content in the areas of nursing theory, evidence-based practice and research and standards of professional practice.

Required Bridge Courses

  1. Theories and Models of Nursing Practice
    In NUR403 you’ll study the behaviors, attitudes and values necessary for theory-based professional nursing practice. Concepts of professional nursing are presented within the unifying framework of Dr. Jean Watson’s “Theory of Human Caring.”
  2. Evidence-Based Nursing Research and Practice
    In NUR443 you’ll learn how to interpret, evaluate and use research in your nursing practice, as well as how to conduct your own research.
  3. Health Assessment and Promotion of Vulnerable Populations
    In NUR440 you’ll learn how to develop interviewing skills, refine the process of giving a health assessment and use preventative health interventions when working with diverse and vulnerable populations.

Current RN license required.
These degree programs include clinical courses or a practicum, which may not be completed in certain states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Degree options for the Master of Science in Nursing Program

When you successfully complete both your introductory MSN introductory course and your required bridge courses, you can move into one of the following programs:





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46 Accredited RN to BSN Schools in Minnesota #nursing #degree #minnesota

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Find Your Degree

RN to BSN Schools In Minnesota

There are 46 accredited rn to bsn schools in Minnesota for faculty who teach rn to bsn classes to choose from. The trends in Minnesota’s rn to bsn academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in rn to bsn includes rn to bsn training at the following levels:

  • RN to BSN Certificate
  • Associates degree in RN to BSN
  • Bachelors degree in RN to BSN
  • Masters degree in RN to BSN
  • PhD degree in RN to BSN

Schools

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155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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1601 Jefferson Streeet, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

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11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433-3470

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2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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905 Grant Avenue SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-4907

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1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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501 West College Drive, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401-3900

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901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-3399

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1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000

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1593 11th Ave, Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241

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800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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1515 E 25th St, Hibbing, Minnesota 55746

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2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224

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1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, Minnesota 56003-1920

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South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

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100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1779

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5700 W Broadway, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55428-3548

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1401 W 76 St, Richfield, Minnesota 55423

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1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55445

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1550 West Highway 36, Roseville, Minnesota 55113-4035

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs

If you a Registered Nurse (RN) holding an Associate s or Bachelor s degree seeking to advance your career by becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or by moving into a Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Executive, or Nurse Leader role in professional nursing practice and patient-centered healthcare delivery then pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is a logical next step. An MSN degree is also a logical stepping stone if you plan to later pursue a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing.

The practice of nursing is ever changing as the healthcare needs of various populations and the healthcare delivery systems used to administer care continue to evolve. As a result, graduate nursing programs today teach nurses to employ innovative interdisciplinary approaches to solving various health problems. Nurses learn to promote health by working effectively with other disciplines and community services.

Campus, Online, and Hybrid MSN Programs

Colleges and universities offering graduate degrees in nursing deliver their programs in a variety of formats. There are three main delivery methods: fully campus-based, fully online, and hybrids. Often times, a given school offers multiple delivery methods to students. They do this primarily to accommodate the students diverse scheduling flexibility needs since many who are seeking an MSN are already employed at least part-time, if not full-time, as a Registered Nurse.

There are two major components required when earning a nursing Master s degree: the coursework and clinical hours. How these two components are delivered to graduate students can vary widely between schools. So you will want to get clarification on the delivery methods offered by each school of interest to you.

It is rare today to find fully campus-based graduate nursing programs where all coursework and clinical hours must be obtained on campus, though programs leading to certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist are often, if not always, campus-based. It was once rare to find fully online programs as well, though these programs are becoming more common. The vast majority of MSN programs available today utilize a hybrid delivery model where the majority of coursework can be completed online; however, students are still required to visit the college or university s campus infrequently for the completion of certain requirements.

The campus visits required by hybrid programs are often limited to once or twice per semester. Some programs may require visits once per month or even more often. Some programs may offer the required visits on weekends. Others may require them on weekdays. Some visits may be single day visits while others might require 2 or 3 consecutive days, depending on the requirement being fulfilled. These are all questions that you will want clarified when researching potential programs.

Clinical Hours for a Masters in Nursing

Graduate students working toward their Master of Science in Nursing are typically required to complete a significant number of hours working in a clinical setting. Depending on the school and program in question, it is not uncommon for students to be required to complete as many as 500 or 700 hours of clinical work. Certain programs like those leading to certification as a Certified Nurse Anesthetist might require far more hours of clinical work.

Where a student s clinical hours can be completed might also vary widely from program to program. Some programs allow students to complete their clinical hours in any state where they are licensed as an RN. Others might require the student to be licensed as an RN and complete that work in the same state (or neighboring state) as where the college or university is located. This is another item for which you will want to gain clarification when researching potential programs.

Before starting your clinical hours, you will choose clinical preceptors to supervise your work. Preceptors typically have to be approved by the school offering the program. Students are often allowed to perform their clinicals in their own workplace unless the course for which they are performing the clinical work also requires that it be done in a particular type of clinical setting.

Opportunities for MSN Graduates

There are many reasons students might seek an advanced degree in nursing. But regardless of the track being pursued, MSN degree holders could be prepared for great career opportunities in clinical nursing.





03/09/2017

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Associate Degree Nursing – Fayetteville Technical Community College #online #associate #nursing

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Associate Degree Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Courses

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

The program s current status is full accreditation.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.

Competitive Points

As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system. The Competitive Points Worksheet outlines all the possible points a prospective student can earn.

Estimated Program Costs

Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is established by the State Board of Community Colleges and North Carolina General Assembly and is subject to change without notice.





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Serving Nebraska
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Omaha Campus
UNMC College of Nursing
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
4111 Dewey Avenue
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Lincoln Campus
UNMC College of Nursing
Commerce Court
1230 O Street, Suite 131
Lincoln, NE 68588-0220

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UNMC College of Nursing
McIntosh College of Nursing
801 East Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701-1709

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2402 University Drive
Kearney, NE 68849-4510

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UNMC College of Nursing
WNCC Harms Building
1601 E 27th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
308-632-0413

100th Anniversary Celebration
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, the state s oldest publicly-supported nursing college, will celebrate its 100th anniversary beginning in October. Read more.

Kearney Division Alumni Reunion 2017
The 2017-2018 academic year is an exciting one for the UNMC College of Nursing and the Kearney Division. Kearney is celebrating 40 years of transforming lives and the UNMC College of Nursing is celebrating 100 years. Read more.

Online graduate program ranked among best by U.S. News World Report
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing is ranked as one of the nation s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S. News World Report. Read more.

New center to help people manage chronic conditions
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today approved plans to establish the Center for Patient, Family, and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management (CCCM). Read more.

Gerontology Nursing Program Ranked Nationally
The UNMC College of Nursing’s online adult/gerontology advanced practice graduate program has been ranked by BestMedicalDegrees.com as seventh among the top 30 nursing gerontology degree programs offering the best value to students. Read more.

RN to BSN Early Admission Program
UNMC College of Nursing has teamed with the state s community colleges to provide early, guaranteed admission to the RN to BSN program for qualified students enrolled in associate degree nursing programs. Read more.





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RN Refresher Certificate Program

Thinking about returning to the workforce? Have you kept your license active but haven’t practiced in over a year? Villanova has developed a 5-part program to ease your reentry into nursing. Begin with the Medical/Surgical Update and Review Course-a didactic review of body systems and practice issues. Then refresh your knowledge of medications and metabolic pathways in the Basic Pharmacology Review and Update Course. Then continue with the Skills Update Workshop in our state of the art Simulation Lab where you will have hands on experience with the latest in skills review such as: foley catheter insertion/central line dressings/peg tubes/ wound care and various pumps. Continue the certificate with Geriatric Physical Assessment Course, which will review basic assessment techniques and include components that relate specifically to geriatric populations. Finish the certificate with Peripheral IV Workshop. which will give you the theory and skills needed to insert a peripheral IV. Upon completion of these five programs you will receive a RN Refresher Certificate. You can earn a sufficient number of contact hours to meet your PA mandatory relicensure continuing education requirements for a 2 yr period.

Dates: Spring 2018

Location: Driscoll Hall, Villanova University
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$1499.00 for certificate

Total contact hours = 50.0 (satisfies PA, NJ and DE mandatory re-licensure requirements)

Here is an opportunity to update, review and/or refresh your knowledge of common adult, medical surgical conditions. Topics are arranged by system and focus on commonly encountered conditions- cardiovascular, pulmonary, GU/GI, endocrine, musculoskeletal, neurologic, oncologic, immunologic and integumentary systems. Pathophysiology and diagnostic tests will be included.

Time: 6:00PM – 9:20PM

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Online Nursing Schools – Distance Learning

When selecting a nursing school there are many options to consider. Online nursing schools have become increasingly popular for working registered nurses and LPN/LVNs due to the flexibility the programs offer. For instance, those with an LPN/LVN, RN or bachelor’s in nursing can continue working as a nurse while attending LPN to BSN program, an RN to BSN program or an RN to MSN program at many of top nursing schools in the country. Online DNP programs are starting to become more prevalent as well. Online nursing schools offering RN to MSN and DNP programs provide specialization options in most any area a nurse would want to specialize including advanced practice, leadership and management, educator, forensic nursing, geriatrics, pediatrics and more.

With the exception of Excelsior College, there is not one entry to nursing online nursing program offered in the U.S. that holds CCNE or NLNAC accreditation. Accreditation and your state’s board of nursing approval of a nursing program you attend is critical to your eligibility for licensure in your state as well as future professional certifications in nursing. So, if you are here researching entry to nursing type programs such as CNA, LPN/LVN, Diploma, Associate’s in Nursing or BSN programs you will need to search for a program in the state where you want to practice as a CNA, LPN/LVN or registered Nurse. Use the search feature on this site or the navigation in the right column to find an entry to nursing program in your state. Whether you are looking for a campus based nursing school to become a nurse or an online nursing school looking to advance your nursing career, education, and salary, there are many accredited programs for you to choose from.

While job prospects are diminishing in many fields today, the areas of nursing and health care are growing rapidly. With the growing nursing shortage, jobs for nursing are abundant in many states and as the economy trends more positively there will be more openings presented. Going to nursing school has become a popular choice for those looking for a potentially lucrative career with a positive job outlook and growing wages. The BLS as well as almost every state’s workforce data report that employment of registered nurses is expected to grow much faster than the average of all occupations through 2018 and beyond.

Nursing comprises the largest number of workers in the health care sector. Almost every state as well as Canada have been reporting a shortage of nurses. Future projections are startling as well. By the year 2020, HRSA projections put the shortage of nurses throughout the U.S. at over one million. This stat, released in 2006, spurred states to reevaluate their strategies and develop new ones to attract new nurses to the workforce. Scholarships, grants, tuition repayment programs and other creative ideas have been implemented by states to incentivize new nurses to go to school as well as to encourage veteran nurses to return to school and become educators, practitioners and leaders in all areas of nursing.

Online Nursing Schools

Get started today by requesting information from the nations top online nursing schools today.

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*If you’re an RN interested in entering advanced practice and becoming a nurse practitioner, earning a Master of Science in Nursing is your best option.

Eligible applicants are registered nurses who have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and at least one year of clinical experience.

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27/08/2017

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Doctor of Nursing Practice – MU Sinclair School of Nursing #dnp

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree (or practice doctorate) prepares post baccalaureate and post graduate students in a specific advanced nursing role at the highest level of nursing practice. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program is offered in conjunction with the MU Office of Research and Graduate Studies and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Our DNP program is distance mediated, providing online coursework with minimal on-campus visits (generally once per year), ideal for the working professional. Students may select from part-time or full-time plans of study to meet individual student needs.

Primary Entry Pathways

The DNP program at Mizzou includes three entry pathways.

Post-Baccalaureate For registered nurses who have completed a Bachelor’s of Science in nursing degree. Post-baccalaureate students may choose from five or six year part-time plans of study or four year full-time plans of study.

Post-Master s Entry With Advanced Practice Nursing Specialty For advanced practice nurses who have already obtained a master’s degree. Post-masters students with advanced practice degrees may choose from three year part-time plans of study or two year full-time plans of study depending upon specialty area.

Post-Master s Entry Without Advanced Practice Nursing Specialty For post-masters students who have completed a Master’s in Nursing degree but are not prepared or practicing as an advanced practice nurse. Post-masters students without APRN specialty may choose from three and four year part-time plans of study or full time plans of study may be available depending upon specialty area.

DNP Areas of Study

Six areas of study are offered for individuals pursuing the DNP degree:

  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Leadership and Innovations in Health Care

DNP Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the DNP program, the learner will:

  • Integrate advanced knowledge of nursing theories, methods of inquiry, humanities, and related sciences in the delivery of care to rural and other underserved populations.
  • Serve as leaders, in collaboration with multiple disciplines to improve quality of health care outcomes for individuals, populations, and systems.
  • Systematically evaluate a defined area of nursing using technologies in order to advance cost-effective health care delivery.
  • Appraise scientific data from various domains in order to translate best evidence into nursing practice and health care delivery.
  • Analyze the social, economic, cultural, environmental, political, and policy components of health care to advocate for improved health outcomes and reduce health disparities.

Curriculum

The DNP curriculum is based upon current practice standards incorporating content related to direct and indirect patient care practices with an emphasis on evidenced-based practice, program evaluation, improvement of health care outcomes and the cultivation of expertise in health policy and organizational and systems leadership.

Unique aspects of our program include a focus on rural and underserved populations and the opportunity for students to select from a variety of electives including but not limited to coursework in family dynamics, financial management, leadership, nursing education, public health, or symptom management.

Each emphasis area is supported by specific curricular standards and recommendations as suggested by the affiliated credentialing bodies and professional organizations including:

Standards of Practice

Specific standards of practice for clinical specialty areas and core competencies are also integrated into program curricula depending upon specialty area including:

Graduates of the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree gain employment in a variety of healthcare settings including acute, primary, and tertiary care settings, academia, community agencies, private and public corporations, state institutions, and non-profit agencies. Our graduates have a 100 percent employment rate within one year of graduation, demonstrating the outstanding preparation of our students into the various advanced practice roles.

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ATTORNEY OF THE MONTH:
DAVID J. HOEY – LAWYER ON A MISSION

David J. Hoey has enjoyed a string of noteworthy successes
in hard-fought battles for his clients, but he remains grounded
by his small-town roots, and remembers the lean times not so long
ago. The trial college instructor has plenty of advice for lawyers
looking for their own paths to greater success.

Pivotal Case in Contract Arbitration Clauses: Barrow v. Dartmouth House Nursing Home, Inc. Barrow v. Dartmouth House Nursing Home, Inc.

In a pivotal case involving arbitration clauses, the son of a woman killed in a South Dartmouth nursing home and Attorney David Hoey were able to convince the Appeals Court that the arbitration clause in his mother’s contract with the nursing home was invalid. Due to the arbitration clause in his mother’s contract, the son of Elizabeth Barrow was originally barred from suing the nursing home for wrongful death. The decision now allows the son’s wrongful death suit to continue forward.

Johnson v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

In another case involving contract arbitration clauses, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts vacated and remanded the original verdict of a lower court that forced the family of Dalton Johnson into arbitration with Kindred Healthcare over a wrongful death action. This decision opens the way for the Johnson family to proceed with their wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of the nursing home.

Over $12 Million in Punitive Damages: Estate of Genevieve Calandro v. Radius Healthcare

The Superior Court of Middlesex County awarded the Calandro family $1.9 million in a nursing abuse and wrongful death case. The court also awarded punitive damages of $12.5 million, making a strong statement about the death of Genevieve Calandro, who died while under the care of Radius HealthCare due to a variety of ailments caused by neglect.

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We believe our elderly are worth protecting and it is our
mission to improve their quality of care and quality of life
through litigation. Litigation provides accountability, deterrence,
and compensation from harm and a safer community.

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Jury Awards Parking Garage Rape Victim $6.6M

Congratulations to David Hoey and Kris Sobczak for obtaining an outstanding verdict for their client. Hoey and Sobczak represented a young woman who was viciously attacked and raped in a Boston hotel-parking garage.

Information on
Asisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes

David Hoey sits down with Kevin Walsh on Community Conversation and explains some of the nuances between the assisted living facilities and nursing homes in Massachusetts.





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MnSCU Farm Business Management – Welcome to Farm Business Management #minnesota,

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Welcome to Farm Business Management

In today s world, farming is a complex business with many facets. From the traditional family owned farm to the corporate farm, bookkeeping, profitability, tax planning and many other skills are required to complement traditional farming duties.

Agriculture is the number two industry in Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities offers many programs for farm owners and employees.

This site will help you explore the many possibilities that await.

Farm Business Management Education Programs

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities farm business management education programs are administered through eight college campuses at 46 different sites across the state. There are a total of 62 farm business management instructors.

Farm business management programs are designed to provide education to farm owners and operators or persons interested in farming. The purpose of the program is to assist students in meeting their business and personal goals. This is best accomplished through the use of quality records and sound business decisions. Effective financial management in the business is the best way for the business to maintain that competitive edge.

Instructors in Minnesota s farm business management education programs deliver the program using a variety of methods. The primary delivery method is through individualized instruction at the student s farming business. Instructors meet with the students on a regular basis to evaluate the business and develop individual educational plans. Instruction is also delivered in the traditional classroom, small group meetings, field trips and tours.

Farm business management education is managed at the state level by the senior system director for workforce development and customized training. The state of Minnesota is divided into six regions which are managed by five regional deans of management education.





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Advance Your Nursing Skills from
LPN to RN

Earn your Professional Nursing Associate’s Degree with our Mobility Bridge Entrance Option

Our Professional Nursing Associate’s degree Mobility Bridge Entrance Option can help licensed practical nurses (LPNs) progress from the nursing career they started into the advanced career choice of a registered nurse (RN). Your LPN education and experience provide the foundation for this exciting career change, while our Mobility Bridge Entrance Option (LPN to RN) provides credit transfer opportunities so you can complete the additional education and acquire the advanced skills required to take the NCLEX-RN exam and become eligible to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in as few as 12 to 18 months.*

We start and accept nursing students four times per year so you can advance your career without delay.

To see how this program can help you achieve your goals:

  • Course plan customized for you
  • Support and financial aid planning
  • Career path guidance with no obligation

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Gain In-Field Nursing Skills Employers Seek

Ready to Start Your Path in Professional Nursing?

How Much Could You Earn as a Registered Nurse?

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:

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Nurse Quotes, Sayings about Nurses & Nursing, Quotations for Nurses Day

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Authentic service can be seen in the nurse who has nurtured herself, the healer who has been healed. It is the service we hear when the nurse can speak from her heart to the patient these simply and humble words, “I am here. Let’s heal together.”

Caryn Summers, R.N. quoted in JoEllen Koerner, Healing Presence: The Essence of Nursing. 2011

Nurses are angels in comfortable shoes.

Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.

Nurses are the heart of healthcare.

Donna Wilk Cardillo

Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors.

Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter s or sculptor s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God s spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.

Caring is the essence of nursing.

Nurses can take the pressure.

The trained nurse has become one of the great blessings of humanity, taking a place beside the physician and the priest.

Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy. nurses are rarely short on caring.

Sharon Hudacek, “A Daybook for Nurses”

Nurses are I.V. leaguers.

When I think about all the patients and their loved ones that I have worked with over the years, I know most of them don t remember me nor I them. But I do know that I gave a little piece of myself to each of them and they to me and those threads make up the beautiful tapestry in my mind that is my career in nursing.

Donna Wilk Cardillo. A Daybook for Beginning Nurses

After two days in the hospital, I took a turn for the nurse.

When you re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.

Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.

Nurses are patient people.

You know you re a nurse if. you triage the laundry when at home: This pile needs immediate attention, the pile can wait, this pile, with a little stain stick will be OK until you get back to it.

Donna Wilk Cardillo

A nurse is compassion in scrubs.

Terri Guillemets, “Health’s helpers,” 2007

Whether a person is a male or female, a nurse is a nurse.

If Christian scientists had more science and doctors more Christianity, it wouldn t make any difference which you called in if you had a good nurse.

Finley Peter Dunne

Nurses one of the few blessings of being ill.

Nursing is not for everyone. It takes a very strong, intelligent, and compassionate person to take on the ills of the world with passion and purpose and work to maintain the health and well-being of the planet. No wonder we re exhausted at the end of the day!

Donna Wilk Cardillo

If love can t cure it, nurses can.

A nurse will always give us hope,
an angel with a stethoscope.

Nurses don t wait until October to celebrate Make a Difference Day they make a difference every day!

Confucius say: “Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient.”

Nursing care comes in many forms. Sometimes it is the ability to make someone feel physically comfortable by various means. Other times it is the ability to improve the body s ability to achieve or maintain health. But often it is an uncanny yet well honed knack to see beyond the obvious and address, in some way, the deeper needs of the human soul.

Donna Wilk Cardillo. A Daybook for Beginning Nurses

We d all be worse without a nurse.

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West Palm Beach Colleges and Schools

Known for its stunning skyline and myriad of historic neighborhoods, West Palm Beach is the oldest municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. The city housed approximately 104,031 inhabitants in 2014 according to U.S. Census estimates, and relies on key industries such as tourism, construction, agriculture, and biosciences.

West Palm Beach residents enjoy some of the east coast’s most beautiful beaches, plus a slew of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The county where West Palm Beach is located, Palm Beach County, has also been referred to as the “Golf Capital of the World,” which helped to solidify the area’s standing as a top destination for nature and sports lovers.

Colleges and Schools in West Palm Beach, Florida

Because it boasts such a large population and draws from equally-populated surrounding areas, West Palm Beach is home to 13 institutions of higher education. While that list includes a few traditional institutions, it also hosts community colleges, beauty schools, and trade schools. Collectively, West Palm Beach colleges and schools enrolled approximately 6,820 students in 2014.

Palm Beach Atlantic University

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $26,274
  • Graduation rate (2008): 55%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 50 undergraduate and graduate programs

With an enrollment of 3,865 students in 2014, Palm Beach Atlantic University was one of the area’s largest schools. Intimate class room settings with a student-to-faculty ratio of just 13:1 help students learn and grow in a personalized academic setting. Popular degree programs include those in biology, nursing and public relations.

Northwood University – Florida

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $23,132
  • Graduation rate (2008): 28%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 20 undergraduate, 7 MBA specializations, 1 master’s program

Northwood University of Florida is a small, private institution with a focus on entrepreneurship and holistic learning. Enrollment was made up of 710 students in 2014, and some of their most popular degrees were in business administration, accounting and marketing.

MCI Institute of Technology

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $17,000
  • Graduation rate (2011-12): 45%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 8 diploma programs

As a two-year, private school, MCI Institute of Technology prepares students for careers in health care, automotive technology and pharmacy technology. Enrollment was made up of 146 students in 2014, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Dade Medical College – West Palm Beach

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $47,813
  • Graduation rate: not reported
  • Accredited: R
  • # of programs: 9 undergraduate degrees

Dade Medical College of West Palm Beach is a two-year, private school that prepares future nurses, medical assistants, and other health care workers for rewarding careers in Southern Florida. Enrollment was made up of 263 students in 2014.

Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $26,113
  • Graduation rate (2011-12): 75%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 5 programs

With 424 students in 2014, the Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations offered programs in nursing, medical assisting, and general patient care. With small class sizes and a student-to-faculty ratio of just 12:1, ANHO students prepare for rewarding careers in a variety of health care settings.

Facts for Students of West Palm Beach Colleges and Schools

West Palm Beach Economy

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, inhabitants of West Palm Beach, Florida brought in a median household income of $44,897 in 2013. That’s lower than the median household income for the state, which worked out to $46,956 that year. However, the median housing value in West Palm Beach worked out to just $178,200 in 2013, which is rather affordable for a popular tourist area. Further, in 2013, 52.4 percent of West Palm Beach residents owned their homes.

Demographics in West Palm Beach

With a population of 104,031 in 2014, West Palm Beach is considered a medium-sized city for the state of Florida. Meanwhile, approximately 30.4 percent of area adults held a bachelor’s degree through 2013, and 84.2 percent held a high school diploma or better. As the U.S. Census Bureau notes, 26.2 percent of the city’s population was foreign-born in 2013.

West Palm Beach Fun Facts

Love animals? The Palm Beach Zoo, which is home to 1,400 animals, is located in West Palm Beach. Meanwhile, the area’s bounty of wildlife has made it a hub for eco-tourism.

  1. City of West Palm Beach, http://wpb.org/
  2. College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
  3. State & County QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau, West Palm Beach, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/12/1276600.html

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Nursing Education

As one of the nation’s most highly regarded nursing institutions, the Excelsior College School of Nursing knows the value of an outstanding nursing educator—and what it takes to become one.

You can join that elite class by earning a Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing Education) from Excelsior.

By completing a nursing master’s degree with an education specialization, you’ll gain the skills and expertise to teach in hospitals, community colleges, nursing schools, and health care organizations. An education-focused MS in nursing will also put you in high demand among employers, as the nation faces a critical shortage of nursing faculty.

Review the course sequence and credit requirements for Excelsior’s online MS degree programs.

An Online Nursing Master’s Degree for Working Adults

Excelsior’s School of Nursing has ranked among the nation’s best institutions for many years. (Why? Get the full story .) The National League for Nursing has designated Excelsior three times as a Center for Excellence in Nursing Education (most recently for the 2011-16 period).

In addition to outstanding academic quality, Excelsior’s nursing master’s degree stands out for:

  • Flexible online nursing classes that you can fit conveniently into your work schedule.
  • Dynamic coursework that’s relevant, applicable, and up to date.
  • A supportive environment led by Excelsior’s award-winning team of academic advisors.
  • Reasonable tuition and fees, plus generous financial support to help you afford a nursing MS on your budget. (Get the actual dollar costs today so you can begin planning .)
  1. Function as a leader and change agent to promote holistic patient-centered care and population health.
  2. Translate evidence to develop health care practices in a culturally and ethnically diverse global society.
  3. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing and other disciplines that are essential for nursing judgment and practice.
  4. Integrate specialty practice knowledge to enhance interprofessional collaboration, inform decisions, and improve health outcomes.
  5. Exemplify professional values and standards, best practices, and the commitment to lifelong learning in the role of the master’s-prepared nurse.
  6. Implement the role of master’s-prepared nurse as part of the interprofessional team.
  7. Integrate scholarship, a spirit of inquiry, and innovation to support nursing excellence.

All Excelsior College nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. The ACEN is a specialized accrediting agency for nursing recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.





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Florida Medical Training, Nursing Courses, ACLS, PALS, IV Certification #clinical #solutions

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Florida Medical Training, Nursing Courses, ACLS, PALS, IV Certification

Clinical Solutions Medical Training provides all the medical training, educational, and certification needs throughout Florida in conjunction with the American Heart Associaton, Florida Board of Nursing, Emergency Nurses Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, and CE Broker. Our ACLS, PALS, IV, Phlebotomy, Critical Care and all other courses can be taken online or throughout our locations in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Fort Myers.

Clinical Solutions Medical Training educational programs are delivered by top clinicians and include cutting edge research and practice implementation. Advanced simulation equipment and elite instructors make our training center stand out among other programs. Training initiatives are customized for clients, and may include basic CPR, first aid, pre-hospital education, American Heart Association courses and many Continuing Education nursing courses.

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Nursing Schools In Arizona #nursing #schools #in #arizona

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Degree Nursing

Nursing Schools In Arizona

Our list of nursing schools in Arizona is presented below with the nursing degree programs offered at each Arizona college and university for LPN, LPN-to-RN, ASN, BSN, RN-to-BSN and more. Click the name of any Arizona nursing schools to view the college or university characteristics, student body profile, satellite map of the surrounding area, and to view any additional nursing degree program information we have available in our database. Links are provided so that you can easily navigate to the official website of several Arizona nursing schools to compare and better understand the nursing degrees they award.

List Of Nursing Schools In Arizona

The nursing degree program acronyms CNA, ASN, LPN, LPN-to-RN, LPN-to-BSN, RN, RN-to-BSN, RN-to-MSN, MSN, DSN, DNP, PhD, etcetera used in our list of nursing schools in Arizona may differ from the actual nursing degree program title published by the college or university. Nursing schools in Arizona and other states, for example, may follow their own traditional nursing degree naming convention, or, attempt to follow the latest nursing degree naming convention being employed nationwide.

Last updated: February 18, 2017

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Nurse Staffing and Nursing Jobs, Nursing Employment Agency – Maxim Nurses

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Nursing Jobs and Nurse Staffing

We provide a wide variety of nursing jobs and employment opportunities. This site offers information on homecare jobs . facility nursing jobs . and travel nursing jobs .

• Search Home Healthcare Nursing Jobs

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Physician Other Medical Jobs

Maxim Healthcare Services carries with it a rich tradition of providing medical staffing. home healthcare. and wellness services. Established in 1988 to address the nursing shortage, Maxim has since evolved to service every sector of the healthcare industry. Among our strongest competencies is our ability to successfully recruit across a broad range of healthcare specialties including allied health professionals and medical administrative personnel.

We also provide employment opportunities for positions in other medical specialties including: physicians seeking locum tenens jobs. physicians seeking to relocate. Medical Coding jobs. Health Information Technology jobs. clinical documentation improvement jobs (CDI jobs ) and much more.

We are dedicated to providing comprehensive customer service and quality healthcare professionals to our clients.

Sign up to receive Nursing Now, Maxim’s free e-mail nursing newsletter .

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Are you looking for nurse staffing or a home care provider? We can help! Contact a Maxim representative today to learn more.

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Florida State College at Jacksonville – Acalog ACMS™ #florida #state #college

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Florida State College at Jacksonville is a member of the Florida College System and is not affiliated with any other public or private university or college in Florida or elsewhere.

Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and associate degree.

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Mission Statement

The mission of Florida State College at Jacksonville is to provide optimal access to high quality, affordable and relevant degree, career and community education to enhance the lives of our students and the economic development of Northeast Florida.

Distinctive Values and Attributes

Florida State College at Jacksonville is a values-driven institution of higher education committed to ensuring that every student has an extraordinarily positive overall experience by providing:

  • Excellence in teaching
  • High quality courses, services and learning environments
  • Innovation and flexibility in the delivery of courses and services
  • Advanced academic technology
  • Significant local scholarship resources
  • Responsiveness to student, employer and community needs
  • Emphasis on community quality of life and prosperity
  • Encouragement and support of lifelong learning

Accreditation

Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida State College at Jacksonville. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

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The College reserves the right to change rules, regulations, policies and procedures at any time.

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Upon completion of coursework, Florida State College at Jacksonville does not guarantee employment or salary in a given field of study. Any jobs or salaries mentioned are given as examples of potential employment not a representation of a guaranteed income.

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Hazardous Waste Determination Guidance

See this Hazardous Waste Determination Guidance document for information and links to resources to help you determine whether or not your waste is hazardous.

Hazardous Chemical Waste

Federal and State regulations define hazardous wastes as a substance which poses a hazard to human health or the environment when improperly managed. A chemical waste is considered hazardous if it is either listed on one of the lists found in Federal or State regulations or if it exhibits one or more of the four following characteristics:

  1. Ignitable – ignitable wastes generally are liquids with a flash point below 60 C or 140 F (however, just because a material has a higher flash point, it still cannot be drain disposed).
  2. Corrosive – corrosive wastes are generally aqueous wastes with a pH less than or equal to two (2) or greater than or equal to 12.5 (although UCLA policy includes any waste that is not neutral).
  3. Reactive – reactive wastes are those wastes that are unstable, explosive, capable of detonation or react violently with water.
  4. Toxic – a chemical that poses a hazard to health or the environment (this can be a gray area).

To assist in waste determination, review the Hazardous Chemicals List.


Waste Disposal Requirements Poster

What are the guidelines for handling hazardous chemical waste?

The proper management of hazardous waste is essential to protect the health and safety of the University community and to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Make sure that no hazardous materials are placed into regular solid waste containers, flushed down the drain or otherwise inappropriately disposed. If there is any doubt, contact EH S Hazardous Waste Operations at (951) 827-4248 or (951) 827-5518.

Whenever possible, store flammable waste liquids and waste corrosive liquids in a cabinet designed for storage of these classes of chemicals.

Containers marked with biohazard or radioactive warning labels only are not acceptable for chemical or mixed waste disposal. Never use orange biohazard bags, these are illegal in California. All chemical waste must be accumulated and stored in appropriate containers. This does not include red biohazard bags.

Good housekeeping must be maintained at all times in any designated hazardous waste storage location. All storage containers should be inspected daily to monitor for leaks or storage practice deficiencies that could lead to leaks or spills. A container holding hazardous waste must always be closed during storage, except when it is necessary to add or remove waste.

The use of secondary contaiment is necessary to guard against leaking material escaping in such a manner that will compromise safety or the environment.

Biohazardous and Medical Waste

Refer to this Biohazardous and Medical Waste Requirements poster for detailed information on containers, labeling, and storage of all types of biohazardous and medical waste.

What are the requirements for handling biohazardous and medical waste?

  1. Label a red biohazard bag with building and room number before filling it.
    For research Plant and Soil waste only, clear bag with red biohazard symbol is preferred.
  2. Place the waste in the red biohazard bag (orangebags are illegal in California). Do not place glass pipettes or anything that will puncture the plastic bag. Rigid objects such as transfer pipettes can be decontaminated by exposure to a 10% household bleach solution for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Place autoclavetape on the bag to confirm autoclave attainment of adequate sterilization conditions.
  4. Contaminated waste must be stored in a labeled, rigid, puncture-proof container with a tight-fitting lid and biohazard symbol on all visible sides and the top.
  5. To dispose waste after autoclaving, take the biohazard bag directly to the building dumpster or make special arrangements with building services.
  6. All waste must be decontaminated and disposed within seven ( 7) days of generation if stored at a temperature above 0 C.
  7. All waste must be disposed within 90 days if stored at or below 0 C.
  8. Place all sharps in a red sharps container that is rigid, leak proof, and has the international biohazard symbol. Do not fill container more than full.

What are autoclave requirements for biohazard and medical waste treatment?

  1. Th e autoclav e mus t b e spore-teste d monthl y and all test results must be kept on file at the department for three (3) years. F o r guidance. con t ac t EH S Biosafety at 951-827-5528.
  2. The autoclave must have a chart recorder. All charts must be dated and kept by the department for three ( 3) years.
  3. All waste treatment runs must be listed on the autoclave log and the logs must be kept by the department for three ( 3) years.

What are the storage area requirements for biohazardous and medical waste?

  1. Biohazardous and medical waste storage areas must have warning signs on, or adjacent to, exterior doors, gates, or lids in English and Spanish:

CAUTION BIOHAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE AREA UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS KEEP OUT and CUIDADO ZONA DE RESIDUOS BIOLOGICOS PELIGROSOS PROHIBIDA LA ENTRADA A PERSONAS NO AUTORIZADAS

  1. The biohazardous and medical waste storage area must be either locked or under direct supervision or surveillance, and remain closed to prevent unauthorized access.

How do I request pickup of waste sharps containers using WASTe?

  1. Login to WASTe at https://ehs.ucop.edu/waste/#/ and create a Biological tag type, or if your sharps are contaminated with hazardous chemicals, create a Chemical tag type using the existing profile for sharps contaminated with hazardous chemicals.
  2. Update the sharps container tag status in WASTe to Ready for Pickup and EH S will pick up the container.

How do I request new sharps containers from EH S?

How do I request replacement sharps containers using WASTe?

  1. If you have a sharps container for pickup, create a Biological tag type in WASTe, click the checkbox at Replacement Sharps Container? If you are using the Chemical tag type, request replacement sharps container at Comments.
  2. Update the sharps container tag status in WASTe to Ready for Pickup and EH S will pick up the sharps container and bring a replacement.

What are the guidelines for handling physically hazardous waste (sharps)?

Uncontaminated broken glass and other sharp objects must be placed in a box for broken glass. Boxes designed to collect broken glass are available thought a varity of vendors including the UCR Campus Storehouse and Fisher Safety.

Print a copy of the sign below and post in your space as a reminder to dispose sharps waste in appropriate containers:

How do I request a hazardous waste pickup?

What are my responsibilities for compliant waste management?

  • Label your chemical, radioactive and biological waste.
  • Properly segregate incompatible chemicals and appropriate storage of hazardous waste.
  • Manage your empty containers .

How do I keep myself safe?

  • Wear your Personal Protective Equipment when you working around chemicals.
  • Always review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for all materials before you begin to use the substances.
  • Review the Summary of Waste Disposal Requirements.

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Certified nursing assistant online courses #certified #nursing #assistant #online #courses

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Learn About Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

The Basics

What you ll do: Working closely with patients, you are responsible for basic care services such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients, assisting nurses with medical equipment, and checking patient vital signs. CNAs give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.

Where you ll work: Hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly

Degree you ll need: High school diploma or GED and completion of a 6-to-12 week CNA certificate program

Median annual salary: $25,090*

Who Are Certified Nursing Assistants?

A certified nursing assistant (CNA) job puts you on the front lines of patient care. Nursing assistants are vital to daily operations in hospitals and nursing care facilities. Your compassion and skill in patient care will help minimize the stress of those who are sick or unable to care for themselves.

Certified nursing assistants, sometimes called nurses aides, orderlies, patient care technicians, and home health aides, work under the supervision of a nurse to help patients with daily living tasks.

Role of a CNA

The role of a CNA is to assist patients with everyday tasks such as eating, bathing and dressing. Many CNAs develop close bonds with their patients because they spend a significant amount of time together.

As a CNA, you ll rarely have two days that are completely alike. Your responsibilities will depend on the time of your shift and the type of facility you work in. For example, if you work a night shift in a hospital, you ll get an update from the day shift RN when you arrive at work. You ll take vital signs and ensure patients have what they need for the night. Your nights won t necessarily be quiet, however. You ll answer call lights, empty catheters, help patients who may be going in for surgery and provide general support to patients who are upset or uncomfortable.

Meanwhile, the role of CNA during a day shift will include preparing patients for the day ahead; washing, dressing and feeding breakfast will be some of the first tasks of the morning. As a CNA, you ll need to be organized and efficient since you ll often be managing multiple patients at once. For instance, as breakfast is going on, you may be called to change bedsheets.

CNAs not only offer support to their patients, but they help RNs as well. You ll maintain charts and provide reports to the incoming shift. Nurses may also ask you to round up certain medical supplies, admit new patients or prepare a room.

CNAs perform many of the same tasks in a nursing home, but there are a few differences. In a hospital, patients will have meals brought to them whereas nursing home patients may need assistance to the dining room. You ll answer call lights throughout the day or night and help patients get comfortable in their room or move about the facility. Depending on the nursing home, you may be assigned to a certain hall or area.

Similar Health Care Roles

Not all states use certified nursing assistant as a job title. Depending on your location, you may be called nursing assistant or nursing aide.

CNA roles are entry-level and while some of their tasks are similar to those of medical assistants or orderlies, you ll have more responsibility in this job. CNAs provide medical treatment to patients whereas orderlies are not permitted to do so. Instead, they clean equipment and rooms and transport patients. A medical assistant, like a CNA, has more interaction with patients, such as taking vital signs. However, their role includes more clerical and administrative work, such as booking appointments and collecting a patient s personal information.

According to ONET. here s what you can expect as a CNA in the workplace.

  • 85% of CNAs said they had face-to-face discussions every day.
  • 71% of CNAs said they were in very close physical proximity to patients.
  • 51% of CNAs said they spend time walking or running continually or almost continually.

Because of the regular interaction with patients and other medical staff, CNAs need to be dependable, cooperative and able to cope with stressful situations on a regular basis.

CNA Pay and Benefits

CNA pay and benefits will depend on where you work, but the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook lists the annual median salary for CNAs as $25,090.

It s important to note that many CNAs are paid on an hourly basis so you may have an opportunity to pick up more hours to fill in for other CNAs who are using sick or vacation time.

Your geographic location is also a factor in how much you can make as a certified nursing assistant. Some larger cities pay more than their smaller and less expensive counterparts.

Although CNA pay and benefits may not be robust, there are plenty of benefits to becoming a certified nursing assistant. Not only will you get the fulfillment of knowing you re helping others feel better, but it can also be a solid stepping stone in your nursing career. If you decide to head back to school to become an RN, some programs will give you credit for CNA work experience.

How Do I Become a CNA?

If you re striving to become a CNA, there s good news. The BLS predicts faster than average job growth through 2024. Specifically, employment is supposed to increase by 17 percent. The national average is 7 percent.

To become a CNA, you ll need a high school diploma or GED, plus nursing assistant training. You can find these programs at community colleges, trade schools and medical facilities. Before enrolling, be sure the program is approved by your state s nursing board.

Once you ve completed your coursework, you ll need to take a state exam. You ll be tested on your basic nursing knowledge and skills. Aspiring CNAs will be expected to correctly answer questions about daily living activities, patient/client rights, communication, legal and ethical behavior and working as a health care team member, among other topics.

If you re concerned about the content of a CNA exam, you can find study preparation materials online. Here are a few sample questions:

  • How should a nursing assistant obtain the most accurate weight of a patient?
  • Who can you share a patient s personal information with?
  • What are the best ways to show a patient you are listening?

Education Certification

You can complete your certified nursing assistant program in a very short period of time. In addition to a high school diploma or GED, you ll need to complete a 6-to-12 week CNA certificate program at a community college or medical facility.

Classroom instruction in a certified nursing assistant program generally includes the following:

  • Basic nursing skills
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Infection control

Students also gain plenty of hands-on-experience during clinical activities.

Regulations on nursing assistant certification vary from state-to-state. However, most CNA programs offer a certification exam. The National Association for Home Care offers national certification for home health aides.

It s not uncommon for CNAs to advance their career by going back to school. If you want to become a registered nurse, you can earn an associate s or bachelor s degree. The former takes about two years to complete, but there are CNA-to-RN bridge programs available. This allows nursing students to complete their schooling in less than two years. Just keep in mind that an RN, BSN tends to open more doors for an advancement and opportunity in a nursing career.

CNA Licensure

To earn CNA licensure, you ll need to pass a state-issued competency exam. You ll complete a multiple choice portion of the test and in most cases, you ll need to demonstrate certain skills in a clinical setting.

In order to keep your CNA licensure active, most states require that CNAs complete 48 hours of continuing education every two years. Your state board can provide you with the most up-to-date information on licensing requirements.

When your license is up for renewal, check with your employer about continuing education subsidization. Many places will cover the cost of classes for their employees.

Start Your CNA Career

If you re ready to take the first steps toward a certified nursing assistant job, learn about your education options. Explore certified nursing assistant schools in your area, and start your career on the right foot.

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook; Nursing Assistants and Orderlies.

*The salary information listed is based on a national average, unless noted. Actual salaries may vary greatly based on specialization within the field, location, years of experience and a variety of other factors. National long-term projections of employment growth may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.





22/08/2017

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Travel Nursing Jobs – RN Travel Positions #travel #stay

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Travel Nursing Jobs

Travel Nurse Jobs in Hospitals Across the United States for an RN Like You

Nightingale’s experienced travel nurse job recruitment specialists will help you find the travel nursing destination you want. Whether you would like to enjoy the skiing in Denver, the night life in Miami, or the natural beauty in Tucson, we have a travel nursing position that is perfect for you!

Travel nursing assignments typically last 8-13 weeks and can be extended. We offer all of our travel nurses the best in private housing, which will be furnished and paid for by Nightingale. We maintain relationships with the top properties to ensure your satisfaction. You can expect to live comfortably in your own safe residence near the hospital or healthcare facility where you work.

There has never been a better time to work as a travel nurse. Top hospitals and medical facilities are always looking for qualified Registered Nurses to fill numerous RN travel positions. We make it easy for you, so that you can focus on enjoying your new surroundings!

We offer customized compensation packages along with excellent benefits. To see for yourself why more nurses like you choose Nightingale to help them find amazing nurse travel assignments, simply fill out an application today!

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19/08/2017

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Travel Nursing Jobs, Travel Therapy Jobs #top #travel #destinations

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Great Travel Nursing Jobs and Travel Therapy Jobs Throughout the U.S.

What is a Travel Job?

Somewhat unique to the healthcare industry is the opportunity to take your career on the road by working in healthcare jobs throughout the United States.

Typically, a travel job will last for 13-weeks and require you to sign an agreement committing to staying at the facility for the full length of the assignment. You’ll temporarily relocate to that market and work in the healthcare facility for the duration of the agreement.

In return, we’ll help you with your travel arrangements including possible relocation reimbursements, assistance in setting up housing arrangements, work with you on any necessary licensing requirements, and provide suggestions on how to get the most of your time on the road.

Travel jobs available with Supplemental Health Care include:

Travel jobs are great for:

  • Healthcare professionals who are relatively new to the industry and want to experience a variety of settings while gaining great experience
  • Anyone who wants to travel the country enjoying working vacations
  • Experienced professionals who are tired of the stress and frustrations of full-time employment in healthcare facilities

See what travel jobs might interest you by using our Job Search Engine and selecting Travel as your job type.

19/08/2017

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Travel Nursing Allows You To See The Country!

You can learn new skills while living along the coast in California, the mountains of Colorado or the natural beauty of Arizona. Whether you would rather read a book laying out on the beach or rip up some turns skiing in the Rockies, we can get you there. There are high paying nursing jobs available at great healthcare facilities across the nation. What are you waiting for? Register today!

The travel nursing industry has never been better. More and more hospitals across the US need qualified nurses to fill their ever growing staffing needs. Pay rates are the highest they have ever been. Traveling Nurses are currently able to make up to twice as much as a permanent nurse. Travel nursing provides the nurse staffing levels hospitals need to succeed. Most of our assignments last 8 – 26 weeks, and extensions are common.

We have the best travel nursing jobs across the nation and all of our nurses receive excellent health benefits, FREE housing and access to our 401(k) plan.

Do you like to be comfortable? Every traveling nurse working for Travel Nurses Now will be given, free of charge, a private, furnished apartment for the duration of their assignment. We have exclusive relationships with premier properties in close proximity to top healthcare facilities in every state. Don’t settle for 2nd rate accommodations, register for travel nursing positions with us and get what you deserve!

19/08/2017

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TravelMax Travel Nurse Agency, Find Travel Nursing Jobs – Maxim Staffing

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Travel Nursing Jobs

Maxim Staffing Solutions’ travel nursing division, TravelMax . is dedicated to recruiting and placing nurses on assignments at healthcare facilities across the nation. TravelMax strives to maintain a level of customer service and personal attention that is unsurpassed among industry competitors.

TravelMax’s travel nursing job opportunities allow you to travel the country, visiting exciting destinations and completing fulfilling assignments.

Some of the TravelMax employment benefits for traveling nurses include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance (starting on day one)
  • 401(k) savings program
  • Licensure and credential reimbursement
  • Professional liability/malpractice coverage
  • Bonus programs
  • Online Continuing Education courses
  • Tax-advantage compensation plans
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit

Plus, TravelMax’s Relocation Housing team has over 20 years of combined hospitality experience. Because TravelMax custom tailors every assignment for every nurse traveler, they’re committed to satisfying your requests. You get to choose from a wide variety of options – from fully-furnished, private housing accommodations to studio-suite, hotel lodging. They make all of the arrangements while you sit back and relax!

TravelMax also offers referral and continuing education programs as an added benefit of your experience.

To learn more about TravelMax and the travel nursing jobs awaiting you, contact us today or visit TravelMax online to start your travel nursing experience .

17/08/2017

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Graduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Baccalaureate prepared nurses can obtain a master’s degree in nursing through the our BSN-DNP program which is offered primarily online. This program is designed for nurses, who already have a bachelor’s degree in nursing, to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in 48 credit hours, with the option to finish the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 14 additional credit hours (total of 62 credit hours). Upon completion of the MSN requirements, students will have the ability to sit for advanced practice certification. Specialty tracks prepare students to certify as pediatric and family nurse practitioners.

Master of Science in Nursing

Baccalaureate prepared nurses can obtain a master’s degree in nursing through the our BSN-DNP program which is offered primarily online. This program is designed for nurses, who already have a bachelor’s degree in nursing, to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in 48 credit hours, with the option to finish the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 14 additional credit hours (total of 62 credit hours). Upon completion of the MSN requirements, students will have the ability to sit for advanced practice certification. Specialty tracks prepare students to certify as pediatric and family nurse practitioners.

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Science in Business Administration (MSN/MBA)

The WVU School of Nursing and the WVU College of Business & Economics have created the first off-campus dual master’s degree program to give you the skills and knowledge to serve as a nurse leader. Graduates of the MSN (Executive Focus) and MBA program can work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, private practice, nonprofit organizations and public sectors. This blended degree program (totaling 67 credit hours) is done predominately online in both synchronous and asynchronous formats, and includes four, 3-4 day residencies to enhance experiential learning and understanding of the curriculum content. Students take courses from both the MSN and MBA program concurrently, allowing assimilation of advanced business management concepts into the nursing administration role.

Post-MSN Certificate

The Post-MSN certificate program is offered to professional nurses who have previously earned a master’s degree or higher in nursing and who are interested in obtaining national certification in advanced practice nursing. The two functional areas include family and pediatric nurse practitioner.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares advanced practice nurses to practice at the highest level of professional nursing and to advance the application of nursing knowledge for the purpose of improving health care for diverse populations. This post-graduate program can be completed in as few as 33 credit hours. Enrollment in nursing courses is based upon readiness, availability of space, and an adequate cohort of students.

PhD

Our PhD in nursing is a part-time blended program with in-person and distance learning components. The program includes three years of coursework, delivered online during Fall/Spring/Summer, followed by a qualifying examination. Students then complete the research and dissertation phase, culminating in a written and oral dissertation defense.

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17/08/2017

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Practical Nursing – Northwest Mississippi Community College #online #college #classes #for

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Practical Nursing

For degree plans go to myNWCC and click on the Degree Plans tab.

The Practical Nursing (PN) Program prepares the individual to assist in providing general nursing care which requires the basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, psychological, sociological sciences. This care is performed under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist.

Students desiring to enter the PN program will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  3. Applicants must have an enhanced ACT composite score of 16 or greater.
  4. Applicants must have a Northwest application on file with the Registrar’s Office.
  5. Once a prospective student has a PN application on file with the PN Program, an opportunity to sit for the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) can be scheduled by calling the Career-Technical Division for each respective campus.
  6. Applicants must complete and obtain the required score for the TEAS test.
  7. Once accepted into the Program, Applicants must complete the following:
    1. Student Health Record,
    2. Negative 5-panel drug screen,
    3. TB skin test,
    4. Copy of immunization records,
    5. Completed Hepatitis B vaccine waiver form,
    6. Provide certificate of Liability Insurance for a health provider,
    7. Obtain CPR health provider card,
    8. Complete health care criminal history background affidavit.

The PN Program accepts applications from mid-January through April 30 of each year. Testing begins each February.

Click here for important information for ALL applicants.

  • Senatobia campus: Rhonda Still | 662-562-3366
  • DeSoto Center, Southaven: Tamara Pittman 662-280-6128
  • Benton County Career-Technical Center, Ashland: Rhonda Still | 662-562-3366
  • Lafayette Yalobusha Technical Center, Oxford: Suzette Logan | 662-238-7952

Program Withdrawal
If a student finds it necessary to withdraw from the program for any reason, the official steps as outlined in the NWCC Bulletin must be followed. A Student who properly and officially withdraws will receive a grade of “W” (official withdrawal) in all classes. Withdrawal must be made prior to exam week. An unofficial withdrawal is attributed to a student who leaves the program without going through the published withdrawal procedures. This unofficial withdrawal will result in the student receiving “F” grades in all classes.

Readmission Policy
Any student who is dismissed from the Practical Nursing program (regardless of how far along they are in the program) will not be given any credit for work that has been completed before the dismissal. Upon re-admittance, the student will start over completely as if they are beginning the program for the first time. A grade of 80% or above is required in all courses in order to progress. The student who does not achieve these criteria will be allowed one chance to reenter the Practical Nursing Program.

Non-Discrimination Policy
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in employment, programs, or provision of services. Compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act is coordinated by the Disability Support Services Coordinator. This policy is also in compliance with Title II of the Age Discrimination Act and Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972. The Practical Nursing Program has differences which are related to selection and admission, progression, grading CPR, health requirements and criminal background checks. The program also requires an 80 final average to be successful in each course. These requirements are in place to assist with student success and to provide the student with the baseline competencies needed for the practice of practical nursing. Differences related to health requirements, CPR certification and background clearance are in place to meet the requirements of the clinical agencies.

Practical NursingLicensure
Students who complete the program requirements, as identified by the Mississippi Department of Education, will be eligible to apply to the Mississippi Board of Nursing for licensure to practice as a licensed practical nurse. All applicants should be advised that according to the Mississippi Nursing Practice Laws and Rules and Regulations an individual’s application to write the licensing exam may be refused if the applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense under any provision of Title 97 of the Mississippi Code of 1972.

What can I earn? What is the job outlook? Click here for more information.





16/08/2017

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