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In the aftermath of the Umpqua Community College shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, on October 1, 2015, UCC alum and current WGU student D’Dee Hopkins coordinated and managed a crisis hotline for the local community. D’Dee has worked for Architrave Physician Services since 2014 and was tasked by local physicians to
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) may not be a part of the hospital that most of us are familiar with. However, it is the crucial corner of any major hospital where newborn babies needing intensive medical attention are often admitted. Some babies have difficulty making their transition into the
Careers in nursing are on the rise as the medical industry is expecting nearly 20 percent growth in the field by 2022 . If you're considering entering this in-demand profession, getting a degree is an important starting point. Graduating with an MSN will certainly get you noticed on the job
Many people become a registered nurse(RN) by obtaining an associate's degree and passing licensing exams. But, many registered nurses may also obtain more education to receive their...
Nurses come in all sorts of different packages with different experiences, personalities, and stories. Whether it’s a historical figure or a fictional character, you may have some things in common with the men and women who make up our list of noteworthy nurses. Take our quiz to find out who you’re most like.
" The WGU Nursing program has an innovative competency-focused education that prepares nurse leaders to utilize their knowledge, technical skills, and individual attributes to support and promote physical, mental, environmental, and spiritual well-being ." – Dr. Linda MacIntyre, Chief Nurse, The American Red Cross. As one of the fastest-growing fields
Over one million working registered nurses working in America do not have their B.S. in Nursing degree . WGU's National Director of Nursing, Dr. Jan Jones-Schenk's article in this month's Journal of Professional Nursing describes how WGU's unique model offers another way to provide academic progression for working nurses to
The long hours you're putting in to finish your degree will pay off, but it's hard to remember that when you wake up early, stay up late, and work through the night to get things done. Thom Hazel understands the stress associated with pursuing a degree all too well. He
Nurses are a vital part of any healthcare facility, providing physician support and patient care on a daily basis. As the demand for skilled nurses rises, so does the need for a college degree. Last year, the Chicago Tribune cited a study conducted by the American Association of Colleges of
People who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing are on the right track. A recent survey showed that students who have completed their bachelor's degree in nursing have a greater chance of receiving job offers after after they finish school than graduates from other fields. According to the
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