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Family Nurse Practitioner

Benefits of Being a Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing is referred to as the “caring” profession, and nurse practitioners are first and foremost nurses. Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) work on the frontlines of healthcare to provide compassionate and quality care to all people. Nurses who invest in advanced education to become nurse practitioners empower both the nursing profession and the patients they serve. […]

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Nurses Fight Heart Disease

The Role of Nurses in Fighting Heart Disease

February is heart disease awareness month. During the month, health organizations across the country encourage Americans to make small changes that can have a large impact. For example, people are encouraged to use spices instead of salt, school teachers are encouraged to include more physical activity in students’ schedules and medical professionals are reminded to […]

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4 Problems Nurses Face in the Hospital in 2018

Nursing is one of the hottest professions around the world. Registered nurses take on several different roles in hospitals, clinics, family practices and specialized health organizations to ensure the overall health of patients while assisting doctors by completing various medical and administrative tasks. While there are more people entering the nursing field, nurses are facing […]

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nursing resumes

Resume Tips for Nurses

When it comes to nursing resumes, the most important component is a clear explanation of qualifications. The resume should highlight qualifications in terms of education as well as work experience. Nurses who have advanced education credentials stand the best chance of obtaining an interview and receiving an employment offer with a high salary. Stress Continuing […]

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social determinants of health

Understanding the social determinants of health

As medical research continues to explore the biology of adversity, both chronic mental and physical stress have been established to take a severe toll on an individual’s health. Many of these stresses can be defined as “social determinants of health.” These are health-related social circumstances that include inadequate housing, poor  nutrition, unreliable transportation, a lack […]

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Nursing Social Media - Infographic

Six social networking rules for nurses

As a nurse, it is your duty to protect patient privacy and confidentiality. Below are six principles for social networking for nurses from the American Nurses Association (ANA). 1. Nurses must not transmit or place online individually identifiable patient information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule mandates that all patients have […]

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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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