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Alumni Spotlight: Michael, DNP, “Transcend Traditional Boundaries”


Today, we’re sharing Michael Gyekye’s story.  Michael attended Aspen University both for his MSN Nursing Education degree and his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, which he completed in August 2022.  Michael’s journey shows that you can overcome obstacles, including distance, throughout your educational journey.  Keep reading for Michael’s story.   “Education serves as a transformative … Keep Reading

Veracity in Nursing with Nurse Keith


At various times in history, it can often seem that the nature of the truth is a slippery concept. Still, in nursing, the importance of the truth is a sacred trust between nurses, patients, colleagues, and society as a whole. Without truth as a central protective tenet of nursing practice and the nurse-patient relationship, the … 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

Hospice Nurse: Informative Career Guide


Being a hospice nurse, or end-of-life nurse, is one of the most challenging and rewarding career paths you can take. It is an intimate opportunity to really support and care for someone on their end-of-life journey. Every day brings new, unique experiences as each individual has different needs and wishes, making it imperative to customize … Keep Reading

NICU Nurse: How to Become a Neonatal Nurse


NICU nurses play a critical role in caring for premature and critically ill newborns. NICU nurses must have specialized knowledge and skills to care for these young and fragile patients. If you are interested in becoming a NICU nurse, this article is for you! In this post, we will discuss the education and training required … Keep Reading

The 2023 Flight Nurse Career Overview


Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a flight nurse? Flight nurses, also known as aircraft–, helicopter–, or transport nurses, are highly-skilled medical professionals who provide lifesaving medical care in the air, often in extreme and stressful conditions. As a transport nurse, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives … Keep Reading

PACU Nurse: 2023 Career Guide


A PACU nurse, or a post-anesthesia care unit nurse, is a Registered Nurse (RN) who specializes in caring for post-anesthesia patients. Post-anesthesia care unit nurses work in hospitals, surgical centers, and clinics to provide care for patients who have undergone surgery or other medical procedures. This guide will cover everything you need to know about … Keep Reading

Scrub Nurse & Surgical Technologist: A Comprehensive Career Comparison


If you are considering a career in the medical field, you may be wondering whether you should become a surgical technician or a scrub nurse. The roles are similar, and both are essential in ensuring surgeries go smoothly. The two roles involve different duties and responsibilities, in addition to different education and qualification requirements. To … Keep Reading