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Telehealth and nursing care

Healthcare delivery changes during the pandemic may be permanent. Telehealth became a primary means of healthcare delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, and, as Joelle Fathi,...
travel nursing

Travel nurse essentials

Don't leave home unprepared. A recent rise in media coverage surrounding travel nursing related to the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with record-high compensation rates have many...
certificates

Postgraduate certificates: Unlocking your hidden potential 

Investigate your options to find the right program for you. Periods of uncertainty and unrest provide opportunities for us to reassess our passions and redefine...
evidence-based MSU

Implementing evidence in nursing education

This article is sponsored content supplied to American Nurse Journal by Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI, and is not peer reviewed. We’ve all...
PhD

PhD vs. DNP

Find fulfillment by making the right choice. Nurses have two options for pursuing a terminal degree—doctor of philosophy (PhD) and doctor of nursing practice (DNP). Choosing...
community-nursing

Making a smooth transition into community nursing settings

Preparation is key to success. Advances in healthcare have led to an expanding aging population and more individuals living with chronic health problems. At the...
education-costs

Money matters: How to fund your nursing education

Don’t miss out on the many available resources. That the cost of college is a common concern for nurses who want to advance their education...
career-opportunities

Growing nursing career opportunities

Learn which careers are in demand. Nurses’ contributions to the nation’s healthcare system have never been more apparent than they are today. The COVID-19 pandemic...
accreditation

Approval and accreditation of nursing education programs 

What you know can benefit your career. Approval and accreditation are important nursing education program designations, but many students and employers, as well as some...
NP

Is nurse practitioner the right career for you?

Consider personal attributes and circumstances before you decide. The nurse practitioner (NP) role, which was developed in the 1960s in response to a shortage of...
DNP-project

All about the DNP project

Understanding the process helps ensure a successful project. The final doctor of nursing practice (DNP) project provides students with the opportunity to systematically translate the...
SWOT

Career SWOT analysis

Use this analysis tool to strategically plan your next career moves. Editor’s note: This article is an excerpt from Rhoda Redulla’s book Fast Facts for...
transitional-care

Transitional care nurse role

Collaboration improves outcomes. Mrs. C, an 81-year-old widow with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension, and diabetes, is admitted to the hospital with...

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