Nurse Practitioner Ranks as the Second “Best Job” in the U.S.
Nurse Practitioner was rated the second-best job overall and the best job in the health care field due to a projection of more than 100,000 jobs available, a median salary of more than $120,000 per year, and an unemployment rate less than 1%.
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Emily Powell BSN
Emily Powell is completing her bachelor of science in nursing degree online with Eastern Kentucky University. She is an RN at the University of Kentucky hospital. Emily recently shared her thoughts about her experience as an EKU Online student.
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Eric Foster Nursing MSN DNP
Eric Foster graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2018 with his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner specialization. Foster said he was motivated to get his MSN degree because he wanted to maximize his capabilities and take his career to its full potential. He chose EKU because he...
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Graduate Nursing Programs
Eastern Kentucky University’s online degree programs have once again been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This year, EKU’s online Master of Science in Nursing program was ranked #10 in the nation for Best Graduate Nursing programs for Veterans.
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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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