Learn how Aspen University is responding to COVID-19.


6 Remote Nursing Jobs You Can Work From Home


Here’s what to consider on your remote nursing job search. Remote nursing jobs are becoming increasingly popular, thanks to technology making healthcare more accessible. Along with the need for positions to become virtual, and the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting the role of nurses, more nurses are using their skills in work-from-home positions. Here are a few … Keep Reading

Why Nursing Professionalization Matters


How the ongoing professionalization of nursing is changing the industry forever. As healthcare professionals, nurses are consistently held in high esteem by the public. They see nurses’ individual and collective value as trusted professionals who serve the common good.  In the larger healthcare ecosystem, nurses have evolved from being seen as the simple handmaidens of … Keep Reading

Most In-Demand Nursing Jobs of 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the 2021 nursing job outlook and creating hiring needs in specific areas, effective immediately Nursing and healthcare trends that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic may be here to stay. The resulting shifts include an increase in distance-treatment, heightened mental illness rates, and the lasting consequences of COVID-19 on an already … Keep Reading

How to Lead Millennial Nurses


Learn strategies and best practices for nurse leaders to improve engagement and retention of millennial nurses.   In 2016, millennials surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the United States. The Pew Research Center defines millennials as anyone born between 1981 and 1996 (24 to 39 years old). Millennial nurses now make up one-third … Keep Reading

16 Unique Nursing Careers


Sometimes, you reach a point in your career where you need a change. Whether you feel burnt out, seek a new challenge, or desire to be on a different professional path, career changes for nurses are a natural occurrence. There are so many unique nursing jobs available to you, including a multitude of non-bedside nursing … Keep Reading

3 High-Demand Jobs For DNP-Prepared Nurses 


The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree gives graduates the foundation, skills, and knowledge to excel in leadership or advanced clinical roles in nursing. The DNP is a terminal degree focused on clinical practice and the development of leadership skills. A DNP allows nurses to enter high-level positions in the industry and is an excellent … Keep Reading

5 Things to Know Before You Start Your Doctoral Program


I started my doctoral program in 2013. Now, at the end of 2020, and I am finally making progress toward completing my dissertation. The road to earning my doctorate — such as the Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs offered at Aspen University — has been interesting, filled with ups … Keep Reading

What Can You Do With An MSN In Forensic Nursing?


Does the criminal justice system interest you? If you love health care and have a deep interest in the criminal justice system, forensic nursing may be the career path for you. What do these types of nurses do, and what job opportunities open up with an MSN in Forensic Nursing?  A forensic nurse is a … Keep Reading

What Can You Do With an MSN in Public Health?


Do you like to study and track health trends? Do disease processes interest you? Are you interested in public health on an even larger scale than traditional nursing? If so, public health nursing — and an MSN in Public Health — could be the path for you.  Public health nurses (PHN) focus on entire populations, … Keep Reading

Public Health Nursing Shortage


The Public Health Nurse Shortage and COVID-19 Public health nurses — PHNs — like Director of Shelby County TN Health Department, Alisa Haushalter, are currently working 15-to-18-hour days responding to the threat of the novel coronavirus pandemic.  In Norwich, CT, PHN Susan Dubb is the only PHN in the Uncas Health District, which serves over … Keep Reading