2019-2020 Education Guide

Education can be the key to professional success. Whether you’re a new or experienced nurse, returning to school to get your BSN or an advanced degree can make the difference between thriving and stagnating in your career. Tap into the articles presented in this year’s education guide for tips and thoughtful advice on nursing education.

American Nurse Today 2019-20 Education Guide, provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.

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Nursing scholarships

American Nurse would like to highlight some nursing scholarships for current students, or individuals planning to go into the nursing field. A Nurse I Am...

Three of the biggest challenges nurses face today and one critical solution

Synopsis: Some of the biggest challenges we face as nurses today include: Rapidly expanding knowledge and changing practices Growing deficits in nursing staff and...
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Five tips for student nurses entering their first year of a degree

Claire gives 5 tips to help Student Nurses stay on course through their first year, placement and other challenging experiences. Play video: Claire takes us...

Top apps for nurses in 2019

As smart phones become more and more integral in our lives, the American Nurse Today team would like to share some of the top...

Power up your education with innovative technology

Tools for organizing, studying, and learning. Whether you’re a traditional student or returning to school to further your education, finding the best online tools and...

The role of adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners

This growing field offers opportunities in a variety of settings. Your perspective of the nurse practitioner (NP) role may be shaped by the NPs you...

Is becoming a nurse practitioner right for me?

This advice will help you make an informed decision. When I ask nurses why they want to be a nurse practitioner (NP), many struggle to...

School skills: What successful nursing students do

Mastering these skills can help you reach your educational goals. Congratulations on your decision to return to nursing school. Your continued pursuit of knowledge is...

DNPs: Healthcare change agents

Find the right program to meet your professional goals. After feeding your curiosity about the differences between the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and doctor...

Going back to school: How to make the leap successful

Debra A. Wolff, DNS, PCNP, RN, author of Advancing Your Nursing Degree: The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School, is president and CEO...

The pressure is on: Why you should get your BSN

Have you been thinking about going back to school to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN)? The good news is that nurses...

Nursing informatics: The EHR and beyond

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines informatics nursing as the integration of “nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage,...
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Presentations: From commitment to call to action

Making a connection between your opening and closing engages the audience and enhances learning. By Tresa Kaur, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Takeaways: Presentations are most...