CVS Foundation Scholarship Winners
Three EKU Online rural health family nurse practitioner were awarded the $1,000 CVS Foundation Scholarship for the Spring 2021 semester. These students were recognized as a result of their personal and professional dedication to supporting underserved populations. This year’s scholarship recipients include Blake Barnes, Talisha Hern, and Angela Hubbard. Each of these recipients have made...
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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.”
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Dan Purtell
The reason that the family nurse practitioner program is great is because of the faculty. The faculty make themselves available to students both day and night. Responding to emails in a timely manner and providing any additional help is all a part of the job for them. They want to ensure each student is supported...
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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.
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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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Man smoking electronic cigarette
-cigarettes commonly referred to as “e-cigs”, “e-hookahs”, “mods”, “vape pens”, “vapes” and “tank systems” have become increasingly popular among young adults. These battery-powered devices heat a liquid into an aerosol that is inhaled by the user. This liquid contains nicotine, which comes from tobacco; flavoring and other additives.
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