VERSAILLES, Ky. — Frontier Nursing University President Dr. Susan Stone was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Stone has served as president of Frontier Nursing University since 2001. NAM states the election recognizes Stone’s achievements that have opened the door to more than 5,000 nurses to achieve graduate education and positively impact the accessibility of quality health care for rural families across the United States. Stone is a leader in the development of strategies to increase the quality and capacity of the midwifery and advanced practice nursing workforce with the specific goal of improving health care for families. Her primary position for the last two decades is as the leader of Frontier Nursing University where she led the transition from a community-based school of nurse-midwifery offering a basic certificate program with 200 students enrolled to an accredited university offering master’s and doctoral degrees to nurses seeking graduate … [Read more...] about Frontier Nursing University president elected to National Academy of Medicine
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Ellen Ciurczak Hattiesburg American Published 8:00 AM EDT Oct 2, 2018 Tori Hopkins knows why she finds herself in the first year nursing program at the University of Southern Mississippi. "To help people — make the world a better place," she said. "It's something I've always wanted to do." But the many jobs available in her field after she finishes her two years of nursing courses don't hurt either. "I know the need is going up," Hopkins said. "The career opportunities are exciting." Talk to anybody in the nursing domain and they'll tell you — nurses are needed. "The number of registered nurses is expected to grow 16 percent by 2024, but that's not going to keep pace with the numbers lost," said Lachel Story, associate dean at Southern Miss' College of Nursing. "There is an RN shortage in this country." Story continues after photo gallery. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Projections for 2014-24, registered … [Read more...] about Is nursing shortage critical in Mississippi, US?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2018) — Dr. Sonya Hardin, associate dean for graduate programs and professor in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University, has been named dean of the University of Louisville School of Nursing. Hardin will start on Aug. 13, serving as acting dean until the UofL Board of Trustees approves her appointment. “I am excited to join UofL,” Hardin said. “The School of Nursing has an exemplary leadership team, nationally-renowned faculty and an outstanding cadre of staff, students, distinguished alumni and supporters who are well positioned to impact the health of individuals, families and communities.” Hardin will replace Marcia J. Hern, who in 2017 announced her plan to retire from the school after an 11-year tenure as dean. “Dr. Hardin will expand upon the advancement that has occurred in the past decade at the School of Nursing, which has seen growth in programs, learning space and student enrollment,” said Dr. … [Read more...] about UofL School of Nursing appoints new dean
Fully-online program taught by faculty with extensive real-world experience. Designed to meet the needs of busy nurses interested in becoming leaders /EIN News/ -- BANGOR, MAINE, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Husson University’s School of Nursing announced today that they’ll be launching a new fully-online track for their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program this fall that focuses on educational leadership. This program will provide students with the leadership skills they need to excel in administrative positions in healthcare systems and academia.healthcare administrators, is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026. Nurse educator job opportunities are expected to grow 16 percent by 2024. In both cases the job growth is faster than average, compared to other occupations.School of Nursing. “Synchronous and asynchronous courses allow nurses to fit degree studies into their busy schedules. Field work and internships are an important part … [Read more...] about New Graduate Online Nursing Program at Husson University Focuses on Educational Leadership
Nichole Taylor, a Gillette native and graduate-elect of University of Wyoming’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, has been selected to deliver the nursing convocation at a ceremony later this month.The ceremony is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Friday in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.Taylor is scheduled to graduate from the DNP Program this year as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. In a press release from UW, Taylor said her speech will focus on creating positive change while enduring the challenges of health care.“What we aspire to do (as nurses in the current health care climate) will require resilience to keep our passion to promote change for our patients and overall health care,” she said.Mary Burman is the dean of UW’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing.Burman said Taylor was selected to speak “because of her passion for nursing, especially psychiatric mental health nursing, and her willingness to advocate for her … [Read more...] about Gillette native to deliver nursing convocation at University of Wyoming