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If you’re planning to become a Nurse Practitioner and are interested in what it would be like to work with the psychiatric population, you’re in the right place.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives and Nurse Practitioners is 26% from 2018 to 2028 …

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Is a BSN Degree Worth It? Top Reasons to Earn Your BSN

Nurses today know about the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 call to action for 80% of nurses to hold at least a BSN degree by the year 2020. With growing research proving that BSN graduates are

Empowerment in Nursing as an Important Factor of Nurse Leadership

Traditionally, clinical skills and the principles of nursing practice are the focus of most nursing programs. But many nurses leave the bedside and rise to positions at the management or executive level, and it’s important

Competency-based education has become increasingly popular in recent years in large part because it offers benefits that both employers and students value.

Online education is not a new concept, but in today’s landscape, wherein many colleges and universities are ramping up online learning for programs that have traditionally been largely in person, it’s important to understand how to do it right.


Nicole Heimgartner, an American Sentinel alumnus discusses her experience in the DNP, Educational Leadership program. She is an educational consultant who used her experience to design her capstone project around Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies.