Focus On: Achieving Your Advanced Nursing Degree

Are you considering pursuing an advanced degree in nursing? The time to do it is now! With options such as online programs and employer-based incentives, achieving an advanced degree in nursing is within reach. Explore the articles below and learn why it is important to further your education and how to put a plan into action. Also, take a closer look at the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. 



What educational preparation means for your career and our profession.

Advanced Degrees: Meeting the Needs of Nurses and Patients
Nursing Management, July 2015

POLICY & POLITICS: Interview with a Nursing Policy Leader: A Hopeful Look at a Changing Profession
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, January 2014

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Are You the Best Leader You Can Be?
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, January 2014

Education goes a long way
Nursing Management, July 2013

Education matters: Does higher learning yield higher income?
Nursing Management, July 2011


Making decisions and putting your plan into action.

So you want to...Get an MSN
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, June 2015

Picking your priorities: An educational pathway
Nursing Management, February 2015

So you want to...Go back to school
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, February 2015

Is online education right for you? [CE]
Nursing Management, April 2013

How to Finance Your Dreams of Further Education
Lippincott’s 2012 Nursing Career Directory, January 2012

Going Back To School 101
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, August 2011

Thinking Of Going Back To School? Just Do It!
Nursing2011, March 2011

Can You Go the Distance? Attending the Virtual Classroom
Orthopaedic Nursing, December 2010


What does it mean to be a doctoral prepared nurse?

So you want to...Get a DNP
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, August 2015

The Future Shortage of Doctoral Prepared Nurses and the Impact on the Nursing Shortage
Nursing Administration Quarterly, March 2014

Back to School! Selecting a DNP Program [CE]
Nursing Management, November 2013

DNP-prepared APRNs: Leading the Magnet® charge
Nursing Management, July 2013

Advanced Practice Nursing: Understanding the DNP
Journal of Christian Nursing, December 2012