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Some Informal Stats on New Grads and NP Students
April 13, 2010 9:23 AM by Jill Rollet
Two weeks ago I wrote about some preliminary results of our ongoing survey of new grads and NP students . Specifically, 58% of those respondents said they do not plan to earn a DNP degree in the future. Now, with 76 responses, 51% say they will not pursue Read More...
Are You Job Hunting?
January 20, 2010 5:00 PM by Michelle Perron
In addition to a full line of in-person job fairs, did you know that ADVANCE also offers virtual job fairs ? Employers in the eastern region will gather on Jan. 26, the central/mountain job fair takes place Jan. 27, and the Pacific region virtual job Read More...
First-Time AANP Conference Attendee: Part 3
June 26, 2009 12:11 PM by Jennifer Ford
This is the third post in a series by first-time AANP conference attendees. Cheryll N. Simmons is a family nurse practitioner student at the University of Miami. At the completion of her program in August of 2009, she will continue her studies at UM, Read More...
DNP More Expensive Than MD?
June 8, 2009 9:54 AM by Jill Rollet
When I think of how the economy is affecting NPs' decisions to pursue a doctor of nursing practice degree, two scenarios come immediately to mind: Someone who has recently lost a job might decide that now is the perfect time to go back to school. Alternatively, Read More...
A Radical Economic Stimulus
January 29, 2009 8:33 AM by Michelle Perron
Today's Minneapolis Star Tribune features a guest editorial with an intriguing but radical proposal for stimulating economic recovery: Pay off all federally backed student loans. Wy Spano, director of the Masters of Advocacy and Political Leadership Program Read More...
Doctorate of Nursing Practice Conference
October 10, 2008 9:55 PM by Jennifer Ford
A seed planted as a clinical doctorate project bloomed into the first annual doctorate of nursing practice conference . A group of DNP students from the University of Tennessee-Memphis created DNP LLC in 2006 to connect DNPs and DNP students, share information, Read More...
Nursing Blog Hall of Fame
September 24, 2008 12:46 PM by Jennifer Ford
A compilation of 100 blogs by is called "100 Best Blogs for Nursing Students." I'd venture to say that many of the blogs would also be interesting to NPs or NP students, such as " The Nurse Practitioner's Place " blog (number 37). Other Read More...
NP Commencement Address
June 9, 2008 7:19 AM by Jill Rollet
Rosemary Kirousis graduated last week from the adult nurse practitioner program at the University of Massachusetts -- Worcester. Below is the commencement speech she gave. She plans to take her certification exam next month. Let her inspire you. A New Read More...
NP Student Project Leads to Obesity Awareness Week
April 14, 2008 1:43 PM by Jennifer Ford
Several students in the public policy and nursing class at the University of Texas Medical Branch’s School of Nursing saw a class project become law during the 80th regular session of the Texas Legislature. The Daily News of Galveston County reported Read More...


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