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Angela Wood Nursing
EKU instructor, Angela Wood believes in taking an active part in her student’s educational experience and promoting student connectedness. She goes above and beyond to ensure her online students have opportunities to interact and engage with her. Wood’s enthusiasm for her field and dedication to student advocacy makes her a particular point of pride on...
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LGBTQIA Nurses Resources
LGBTQIA+ is the acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and all sexual- and gender-minority people. There are 11.3 million people in the United States who identify as LGBTQIA+, which is approximately 4.5% of the population. It is important for those working in health care to be inclusive in their practice, as well...
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nurse bsn work setting
How many of us wished we knew what the nursing world would be like after licensure? Nursing school instilled in me the passion for being a nurse and I could not wait to start practicing. But I still needed guidance as I adjusted to the world of healthcare. Here are 4 tips that I learned...
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Self Care in Nursing
Those working in healthcare tend to focus on what others need with very little focus on their own needs along the way. Nurses, especially, are known for their compassion for others and the passion to help their patients recover, flourish and be the best versions of themselves. But nurses must also do the same for...
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Nursing Education Opportunities
The future of nursing education is as dynamic as the field itself. There will always be campus-based programs to support and educate our registered nurses (RNs). However, online education has become an increasingly popular option for RNs looking to advance in the profession.
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Alan Sloas FNP Graduate
Alan Sloas recently retired from the Department of Juvenile Justice where he covered 13 facilities ensuring care was appropriately provided, and policies and procedures followed. He graduated in May 2022 from Eastern Kentucky University’s online Master of Science -Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner program. Alan recently shared his thoughts about his time as an online...
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Gail Reichert Doctor of Nursing Practice
Gail Reichert is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She is the Director of the Women’s Health Care Center for Baptist Health Richmond in Kentucky. Gail completed her program online and recently shared her thoughts about her experience as an EKU Online student.
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Nurse Practitioner Examining Baby
Kentucky has one of the highest rates in the nation for chronic disease such as heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. At the same time, almost half of Kentucky counties are designated health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). This can mean lack of the most basic healthcare for people in those areas. Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) are...
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Judith Poe Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP Graduate
Judith Poe is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She is the System Director of Endoscopy for Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Florida. Judith completed her program online and recently shared her thoughts about her experience as an EKU Online student.
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nurse bsn work setting
How many of us wished we knew what the nursing world would be like after licensure? Nursing school instilled in me the passion for being a nurse and I could not wait to start practicing. But I still needed guidance as I adjusted to the world of healthcare. Here are 4 tips that I learned...
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