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What Does it Take to Become a Nurse Practitioner?

First and foremost, nurse practitioners are registered nurses, so the first step is obtaining a registered nursing degree and license. Many students who start with a nurse practitioner degree as a goal will immediately get their BSN from an accredited nursing program and then pursue their advanced degree for licensing as a nurse practitioner. In […]

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500th Anniversary of the Reformation

How Martin Luther Broke Through the Noise

It is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, when Martin Luther posted his 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg in 1517. Few individuals in history have leveraged technology as effectively as he did. The effect of his action was amplified by social media, or at least by the printing press.  All media is, […]

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Self-Care Tips for Nurses

Attention to self-care is essential for work-life balance in healthcare, yet nurses are notorious for not taking care of themselves first. Airline stewardesses correctly tell passengers to put an oxygen mask on first before helping anyone else in case of emergency. It seems counterintuitive for a nurse to consider self-care before caring for patients, but […]

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Online MBA Management

Why Earn An MBA With a Management Concentration?

Employees with solid educational backgrounds can increase their employability in today’s highly competitive workforce. Good job prospects, incremental salary increases and great networking opportunities are all on the horizon for graduates of an online MBA in Management. Out of all the postgraduate degree courses available, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Management concentration […]

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Nursing Safety 2017

10 Tips for Nursing Safety

Nursing in the 21st century is not for the faint of heart. Unsafe staffing ratios, sicker patients and a focus on patient satisfaction above all else have created a situation where nurses sometimes sacrifice proper technique and safeguards to provide faster service. The bedside can be a dangerous place; if you’re considering stepping away from […]

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Soft Skills for Nurse Educators

Soft Skills for Nurse Educators

It takes a well-educated, highly experienced nursing professional and academic to teach the next generation of nurses, but visionary leadership consists of soft skills nurse educators will need to shape the future of this fast-changing field. Teaching students to be outstanding nurses involves more than nursing scholarship and academic accomplishment;  there are many soft skills […]

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About SAU Online

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a premier private Christian university that offers engaging online programs designed to meet the unique needs of busy, working adults. While we’re not the only university to offer online degree programs, our distinction lies in our total commitment to providing educational excellence within a Christ-honoring and supportive online community.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University are accredited by
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