Tips for Being an Exceptional Communicator with Brenden Kumarasamy


Our accomplished webinar host, Dr. Heather Frederick, invited the founder of MasterTalk, Brendan Kumarasamy, to share his insight on becoming an excellent communicator.  Many of you are well on your way to completing your doctoral degree; in doing so, you’re preparing yourself to be exceptional leaders in your field. Brendan’s tips will help you not … Keep Reading

Nursing Resume Do’s and Don’ts: How to Craft a Strong Resume


If you are a new nurse graduate about to enter the job market for the first time, or an active nurse looking to transition into a different role, you will need your nursing resume to be excellent if you want to give yourself a chance to stand out and compete. Resume-reading robots, highly-coveted career opportunities, … Keep Reading

Claim Your Nursing Superpower and Elevate Your Career


Superheroes are commonplace in American culture, and while caped crusaders regularly leap across screens both big and small to save the day, nurses are real live human beings whose superpowers are much more worthy of our attention. From empathy, compassion, and emotional intelligence to technological innovation, business acumen, and multi-casualty trauma response, nurses do amazing … Keep Reading

Quotes for Nurses: 172 Words of Wisdom for All Nurses


Nursing is a challenging but rewarding career. However, what if you feel down or burnt out in your current role (or in class if you’re in nursing school)? How can you reignite the passion that once drove you to choose nursing? Here are many of the best inspiring, moving, and hilarious quotes for nurses to … Keep Reading

Nurse Midwife Certification: The Complete Job Guide for 2023


If you’re considering a role in labor and delivery, but desire more direct involvement, then obtaining your nurse midwife certification may be the perfect option for you. This field allows nurses to combine their skills in caring for expecting mothers and being present during deliveries (and afterward). If you’re passionate about gynecology and nursing, obtaining … Keep Reading

The IRB: Friend or Foe?


What is an IRB? IRB stands for Institutional Review Board, and it is a federally required, formal committee of at least 5 people with specific qualifications who oversee and review research. IRB is a common term used, but it’s important to know it may be called something else in a different organization. This is important … Keep Reading

Nurses and the Brave New World of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies


Nurses in the field of psychedelic-assisted therapies (and cannabis nursing, for that matter) are seeing an exponential increase in career opportunities. These new roles offer fascinating alternative avenues to professional fulfillment, and now that the word is out, let’s explore the new world of psychedelic-assisted therapies.  What is Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy (PAP)? First, some context: research … Keep Reading

5 Dynamic Strategies for Creating the Nursing Career You Want


Nursing is an exciting career path with numerous professional avenues for those curious and ambitious enough to pursue it. And for those nurses seeking something away from the usual hospital job, there is a robust list of career alternatives to explore, some of which may be surprising. (Disney or NASCAR nurse, anyone?) However, a happy … Keep Reading

Master the Basics of APA


On this week’s episode of the 2022 Doctoral Student Support Webinar Series, Dr. Heather Frederick welcomes Aspen University’s professor, Dr. Andrea Novak, to discuss everything you need to know about APA.  Dr. Novak teaches in Aspen’s MSN and DNP programs. She has a Ph.D. in Public Health, and her background is in Emergency Nursing and … Keep Reading

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