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E-Books for Nurses from American Sentinel University

American Sentinel University is focused on positioning you for success in your career today—and tomorrow. For licensed nurses we offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs (BSN, MSN and DNP). Additional healthcare management graduate degrees are also available.

Education & Advancement

Comptency Based: A New Choice for Professionals

Competency-based learning, or CBE, is an educational concept designed to solve a number of problems that developed from the long-established structure called the Carnegie credit hour. For a century, students have enrolled in courses that

You Choose: 28 Careers Every RN Should Consider

Whether you dream of a clinical specialty, a non-traditional nursing role away from the bedside or an office in the executive suite, you can get there from here! Your nursing license is the starting point

Karen’s Corner: How to Go Back to School Without Sacrificing Your Life

It’s bound to happen – that look of shock and disbelief when you tell your friends and family that you’re going back to school to get your BSN. Their questions are probably the same ones

Make Sure You’re Not Comparing Apples to Oranges

Comparing Advanced Nursing Programs It is a major investment of time and money to pursue an advanced nursing degree, and you want to make sure the sacrifice is worthwhile. That’s why it’s so critical to

Nursing Practice

Nursing Through the Years

Travel back in time with American Sentinel University to take a look at some of nursing’s most influential, barrier-breaking and unsung heroes, and learn more about the history of nursing education.

Secrets of Effective Nurse Leaders

Nurses are well educated in clinical skills and in the principles of nursing practice. Yet during their education, nurses often receive no training in leadership skills (in contrast, leadership principles are routinely taught in business

Dr. Renee Thompson’s Series on Nurse Bullying

Workplace bullying is a problem. Bullying behavior is destructive, pervasive, and exists in every industry. However, does workplace bullying exist in the nursing profession? Every nurse knows that the answer to this question is YES!

Healthcare Technology to Watch

As healthcare becomes increasingly more complex, nurses must maintain the competencies necessary to deliver high-quality care. This includes the ability to respond appropriately to new technologies, which may have the potential to change nursing practice

Healthcare Associated Infections

Hospitals are meant to be places of healing, yet every year an estimated 1.7 million Americans will develop a health care associated infection (HAI) while hospitalized – and 99,000 patients will die from one, according

Student Perspectives

Student Profiles: DNP Program

A selection of DNP student profiles from American Sentinel’s students and alumni.

Hear It From A Student – MSN Program

A selection of MSN student profiles from American Sentinel’s students and alumni.

Hear It From A Student – RN to BSN Program

A selection of RN to BSN student profiles from American Sentinel’s students and alumni.

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with knowledge through an accredited online BSN, MSN or DNP degree.