nursing family nurse practitioner graduate
My name is Laura Wittmann. I am a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner with 30+ years as an ICU/ER/OR nurse as well as managerial and educator experience. I am currently working in a community health/ER clinic on a remote island in Alaska.
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CVS Foundation Scholarship Winners
Eastern Kentucky University’s online RN-BSN program is one of the 50 best programs in the United States according to EKU ranks 30th on the recently released list of the “50 Best Value OnlineRN to BSN Degree Programs.”   Factors weighed in comparing schools included accreditation, cost and length of program. On their website, the organization...
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EKU Best Online PMHNP Program
EKU’s 100% online psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program, consisting of a master’s degree and two post-MSN PMHNP certificates, was recently named the no. 1 online psychiatric nurse practitioner program in Kentucky according to EduMed.
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DNP project workbook
Molly Bradshaw DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, is an associate professor and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program coordinator for EKU Online. Dr. Bradshaw, in conjunction with Tracy Vitale, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, NE-BC, published “The DNP Project Workbook: A Step-by-Step Process for Success.” Realizing that there was a lack of material on the market that...
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Dan Purtell
As a busy father and the sole source of income in my home, going back to school seemed to be a daunting feat. I wasn’t sure how to fit classes into my already busy schedule, but I knew that I was willing to put in the work to better my future and to be an...
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Best RN to BSN Blog Header
Still looking for a place to earn your BSN? Eastern Kentucky University has been recognized as the best RN-BSN program in the southeast region of the United States according to Nursing Process. Consistently recognized as a leading institution in nursing education, EKU ranked number 1 out of the 169 accredited RN-BSN programs in the region...
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Nursing student completes her MSN to BSN online
Working RN’s need the convenience of pursuing their BSN online. Student-focused universities develop online courses with knowledgeable faculty, class discussion and assignments that have set due dates just like traditional on-campus programs do. The added benefit of online learning is that students can organize their time to best fit their schedule. For example, you can...
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Molly Bradshaw
The transition from RN to nurse practitioner (NP) can be challenging and exciting. Practice is complex, even when NP programs provide the best preparation possible. Across the country there is outcry to better support NPs in their first year of practice.
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Tiffany Stradling and family
EKU Online MSN student Tiffany Stradling has adopted an attitude of service for herself and her family. The busy mother of five takes her older children, 9-year-old twin girls, Ellie and Kate, and 7-year-old son, Colter, to volunteer for Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit that delivers food around the world. Sometimes, the entire family...
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U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Nursing Program badge
For the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked EKU’s online degree programs in nursing among the top 50 best graduate nursing degree options in the country. Eastern Kentucky University’s program outperformed all other online graduate nursing degrees in Kentucky. EKU’s nursing degrees also ranked #17 nationally among online programs for veterans,...
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