Nursing MSN & DNP

How To Study Effectively? 10 Best Study Techniques | USAHS

Is your current study method reading a textbook repeatedly, hoping something will stick? If so, do you find yourself stressed out because you can’t memorize such a vast quantity of information in such a short time? As a grad student, it’s imperative to develop effective time management and study techniques to help you retain the

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The Importance of Effective Communication in Nursing

To be a successful healthcare provider, clinical nurse or nurse leader, you need exceptional communication skills—and you need to be able to use them during high-stress situations. Why Is Communication Important in Nursing? Having good communication skills is essential to collaborating on teams with your fellow nurses and colleagues from other disciplines. It’s also important

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University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Fills Healthcare Industry Shortages with New Innovative Programs

Provided by GlobeNewswire The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) continues to expand flexible options within programs in occupational therapy (OT), speech-language pathology (SLP), physical therapy (PT) and nursing. These programs aim to prepare students for advanced clinical practice and leadership roles in top healthcare specialties. USAHS is institutionally accredited by the WASC

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Minimizing Medical Burnout: Dr Sarah M I Cartwright

How Hospitals and Medical Practices Are Helping To Reduce Physician and Healthcare Worker Burnout An Interview With Jake Frankel As published by Authority Magazine One is organizing daily operations and building schedules that optimize efficiency. They can also create support groups and work buddy systems that can serve as an outlet for staff frustrations and

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Alumni spotlight: DNP Alum Propels Innovation in Healthcare

With her philosophy of “Encourage the heart, lead by example and inspire a shared vision to maintain the highest standards,” Jessica Hovland, DNP, RN, CPAN, NE-BC, PMGT-BC (DNP ’20) is taking her innovation and leadership learnings and putting them to practice. Dr. Hovland graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with a

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How to Become a Nurse Practitioner: A Practical Guide

Nurse practitioners perform many of the same services as physicians without attending medical school, and they are in high demand—the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the field to grow 38% by 2032.1 To become a nurse practitioner, you’ll need to earn a graduate-level nursing degree, at least a master’s, and become certified in your specialty

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The Best States for Nurses [2024]

The most recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows there are approximately three million nurses in the U.S.1 Nursing can be a rewarding career with many options, whether you’re just starting nursing school or pursuing a nursing graduate degree. Once you become a nurse, you may wonder which states are

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Nursing Leadership: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Healthcare is constantly evolving, whether it’s new treatments, legal guidelines or technology. Nurses are on the front lines of this change, and nursing leadership is critical to guiding colleagues and healthcare organizations through it. With an average of 193,100 annual openings for nurses each year through 2032, experienced nurses must step up as leaders to

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Master’s in Nursing?

A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) can provide plenty of opportunities. With this degree, you can pursue MSN roles in leadership and management, technology, education and patient care. Depending on your role specialty and program entry, a quality MSN program can take two to 3.7 years. Read on for specifics about how long it

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Mental Health Statistics [2024]

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that 57.8 million adults live with some form of mental illness.1 The severity of a mental illness can vary from person to person. Some individuals can perform daily tasks, including work, with mental illness, and some people may qualify for disability due to their mental illness.2 Understanding the

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12 Qualities and Skills of a Good Nurse

Pursuing a career in nursing can be extremely rewarding. The majority of nursing roles involve working directly with patients, so understanding the qualities that make a good nurse will help ensure you’re doing the best you can for your patients and working better with your team. For example, USAHS prepares Nurse Practitioners to demonstrate a

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PhD in Nursing vs. DNP: Which Is Right for You?

Nurses don’t just care for patients—they can also advance to leadership positions that shape everything from patient care to healthcare policy. We break down everything you need to know about a PhD in Nursing vs. a DNP so you can pick the best degree for your career goals. Table of Contents What Is a PhD

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