Going back to school can result in exponential payback. But getting your DNP or PhD can be a grueling, arduous process that will leave you in pieces, right? It doesn’t have to be. These expert tips, gathered from nurses who have reached their higher learning destination or are on that path, may make the acquisition of your next degree a little easier (and maybe even enjoyable).
Teaching Tomorrow’s Nurses: What’s Happening in the Classroom? | CE595 by Maureen Habel, RN, MA; Ann Kim, RN, BS, MSN, MPH, CNS; Nancy Schoofs, RN, PhD; and Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, RN, MSN, ANEF
Behind every good nurse is an inspirational nursing instructor — or perhaps many. Today’s faculty faces unparalleled challenges as they prepare students for increasingly complex nursing roles. This CE course discusses the innovative teaching strategies nurse educators are using to meet these challenges.
The Doctorate Recommendation and Its Impact on APRNs by Joan Stanley, RN, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP and Tracy Williams, RN, DNP
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has recommended that all APRN graduate programs transition to Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. This webinar will discuss the doctorate recommendation and provide information about how this transition will better prepare APRNs for their current practice as well as the changing roles within an increasingly complex healthcare system.
How Do DNP Program Graduates Affect Healthcare Outcomes? by Joan Stanley, RN, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP and Tracy Williams, RN, DNP
The number of DNP programs has proliferated in recent years in response to healthcare demands and education recommendations. What are the expectations of DNP graduates and how do DNPs affect care quality and patient outcomes? This webinar will discuss the value DNP-prepared RNs bring to the healthcare setting as well as their influence on outcomes.
When Is the Right Time for Graduate School? by Julia Aucoin, RN-BC, DNS, MSN, CNE
The decision to go to graduate school can be scary. After all, nurses need to consider cost, work schedules, and how it will affect their careers and family lives. Is now a good time to think about going to grad school? Absolutely.