Learn how Aspen University is responding to COVID-19.


DNP vs. NP: What’s the Difference?


If you could further your nursing education at the highest level to advance your career, what path would you take? Some may consider becoming a nurse practitioner (NP), while others may lean toward earning the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. DNP vs. NP—the acronyms are so similar, but how do they differ?  You might … Keep Reading

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

7 Leadership Styles In Nursing: How Do They Impact You?


Is your manager an autocrat or a servant? You’re moving up in your career and about to assume a managerial role. Are you prepared? How do you want to lead? What are your leadership styles in nursing options? Leadership and management styles notably affect nurse performance and job satisfaction. Effective nurse leaders directly impact quality … Keep Reading

Nurse Leaders Predict The Industry Outlook for 2021


“The pandemic has changed almost every aspect of nursing.” When the World Health Organization declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, the goal was to highlight their work and advocate for more investments towards the nursing field. It also coincided with the celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. Then the pandemic hit.  … 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

8 Tips For New Nurses Working Holidays


Holidays are a time for cheer, family time, and stories that cause gut-wrenching belly laughs. Most people spend time with their loved ones during the holiday season. For nurses — especially new nurses — there’s a very high chance you’ll work a holiday —or all holidays. Finding ways to navigate these unfavorable times can make … 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

FAQs: MSN Capstone


We know pursuing your MSN can be stressful, and we get a lot of questions about the MSN Capstone. Don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know. What is a Capstone project?  The Capstone is an individualized research project on a nursing topic of your professional or personal interest. Capstones provide you the opportunity to … Keep Reading

COVID-19 Update and FAQs


New Notice 12/02/20 Return to Campus Safety Plan for Students, Faculty, and Staff Aspen University will permit the opening of the following locations after December 1, 2020, to a limited number of students and staff with prior approval for the designated date(s) and timeframe(s): 1660 S. Albion St. Suite 525 Denver CO 80222 4605 E. … Keep Reading

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