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is not only a rewarding career but one that can offer flexibility with your
personal life. However, whether you’re pursing your first degree in nursing or continuing
your education, adding school to an already full plate can be overwhelming.
Earning a nursing degree online can provide flexibility to fit the schedules of
busy, working professionals.
nursing programs can open up possibilities you might not experience with a typical
traditional program. For example, your local college might not offer programs
specific to the areas of study that interest you. Whether your goal is to pursue
a position in a hospital emergency room, a doctor’s office, in home health, or
in a practice as an RN or NP, finding a degree that aligns with your specific
nursing interests is important.
Online programs can provide the opportunity to
focus on those specific interests, regardless of where you live. Deborah
Adell, MSN, DNP and academic department chair for graduate nursing programs at Kaplan
University also points
out that without the hindrance of geography, the pool of great professors also
becomes much larger.
are no longer tied to their geographic location. As a result, students are able
to learn from teachers, researchers, and clinicians from around the country, in
all different time zones. In addition, these professors can continue to
practice in their professional role or advance their research agenda with a flexible
online teaching schedule. In turn, students benefit from faculty bring both
professional experience and years of teaching experience to the classroom.”
are the kind of student who enjoys collaborating and networking with the rest
of your class, online programs can still be a great fit. Adell points out,
“Courses such as ours at Kaplan University are designed to maximize
student/faculty interaction.” To encourage this interaction, each Kaplan
University student is assigned an Education Advisor, and courses may provide opportunities
to access to live seminars and connect with other students and faculty via online
discussion boards. Plus, rather than being limited to a network of people
within a classroom, the online route allows students to communicate with fellow
classmates all around the country.
BSN and ADN students enrolled at our local campuses also experience the
flexibility of online learning. These programs combine online theoretical
learning with clinical and laboratory experiences in their local communities,"
said Andrea Gibson, MSN, RN and associate dean of campus nursing for Kaplan
University. “The nursing department arranges all clinical experiences
to ensure these experiences align with course outcomes and regulatory
requirements from the respective boards of nursing. In addition, students are
exposed to nursing roles in varied settings."
a significant portion of Kaplan University students' clinical experiences occur
in the hospital or acute care setting, clinical experiences also include
involvement in the local communities.
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