Online Nurse Practitioner Programs


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February 4, 2016

3 Reasons to Consider Becoming A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, only 8.3 percent of nurse practitioners specialize in pediatrics. This leaves a void ready to be filled by the next generation of np graduates. If you’re wondering whether pediatric care could be right specialty for you, consider whether you enjoy working with children, whether you have exemplary […]

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February 2, 2016

Top 6 States for Nurse Practitioners

A nurse practitioner’s (NP) job opportunities vary depending on state laws, according to the National Institute of Health Care Reform (NIHCR). Some states give NPs the authority to practice on their own, without physician oversight, and to prescribe a greater number of medications. Others require NPs to join physician-led practices and restrict their prescribing authority […]

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January 28, 2016

The Evolution of the Nurse-Doctor Relationship

Unlike the nurses of the 18th and early 19th centuries, many of today’s nursing professionals consult on diagnoses, prescribe medication, treat medical conditions, and counsel patients. As a result, the dynamic between nurses and doctors continues to evolve. From Deference to Partnership Image via Flickr by BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives Since the 18th century, the nursing […]

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A Day in the Life of An Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

The demand for Adult-Gerontology NPs is growing as the US geriatric population ages; the number of people age 65 or older is expected to double over the next 25 years.

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Rise of the Nurse Practitioner

The need for Nurse Practitioners is constantly growing. In the infographic below, learn about the growth of the profession, and why online DNP programs are becoming even more important: Add This Infographic to Your Site Maryville University’s Nursing Program

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A Call for Health Promotion for Nurses

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Online Nursing Student Experience

Current Maryville online nursing student, Elizabeth Miller, describes her online experience and why she chose Maryville. Additionally, Elizabeth discusses the support she receives from faculty and advisors.

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Online Nursing Programs Overview

Deans, faculty, and other members of the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing discuss what makes Maryville’s programs distinctive and provide advice for perspective online nursing students.

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Online DNP Program Overview

Dr. Elizabeth Buck, Assistant Dean for Nursing, discusses the difference between a DNP & a PhD. Dr. Buck further explains the Maryville DNP program, including the esteemed curriculum, the scholarly project, and expected outcomes for DNP graduates.

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Maryville Online Nurse Practitioner Programs Information Session

Learn more about the Maryville University’s Online MSN, Post Master NP Certificate & BSN to DNP programs from the Coordinator of the Nurse Practitioner Programs, Nina Zimmerman.

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Maryville Online DNP Information Session

Learn more about the Maryville University’s Online DNP Program from the Assistant Dean for Nursing, Dr. Elizabeth Buck.

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Online Student Panel Discussion

Current online students discuss their online experience in the Maryville online Graduate Nursing Programs. Topics discussed include school/life balance, clinical and preceptors, group work and more!

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