Education and Career Guide

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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.

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

Partnerships and innovation: The future of nursing education

Collaboration, design thinking, and competencies are critical to prepare nurses to work at the top of their practice. Takeaways: Nursing education is evolving to prepare...

Midcareer nursing advancement

Reflect, be objective, and tap into your network. Many career advancement tools and techniques are available, but they need to be used with conscious intention,...

School survival skills

You’ve decided to return to school to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree, but you’re nervous about how you’ll manage. Here...

Forging your career from the start

Takeaways: Start your career planning early with guidance from instructors, mentors, and clinical staff. Every day on the clinical unit is a job interview. ...

Additional Education Advisor Resources

2020 nursing trends and salary survey results

Learn what more than 4,000 nurses from across the country are saying about important issues—from bullying to COVID-19 to salary. The results of American Nurse...

Reader reaction: Leaders’ role in stopping workplace violence

Dear Editor, After reading the article "Leaders' Role in Stopping Workplace Violence" in the September 2020 issue, I am in agreeance with the author for...

Compact licensure is a critical response to the pandemic crisis

A nurse who graduated from an accredited nursing school and then passed the national nurse certification exam cannot immediately or seamlessly practice across all...

School nurses adapting and innovating in response to COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson has supported school nursing for many years. From 1988 – 2016, they funded the J&J School Health Leadership Program, a prestigious Fellowship...

Using audit and feedback to improve compliance with evidence-based practices

Take a strategic approach to prevent lost opportunities for improvement. Takeaways: Audit and feedback strategies are routinely implemented in clinical practice as a way...