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  • About the Forum


    Welcome to the Professional Nursing Forum at Kaplan University School of Nursing, a place for sharing knowledge, ideas, and inspiring stories about nursing leadership and career advancement. Whether your objective is to strengthen your own learning, advance your career, or find added inspiration through the stories of others, you will find a variety of content here to help you pursue your goals.*

    Designed to be an access point for information on professional advancement in nursing, the forum brings together a valuable mix of industry experience, insight, and timely perspectives on events shaping the nursing profession for those seeking to lead the way.

    Today, more than ever, a career in nursing requires a commitment to lifelong learning. The Professional Nursing Forum, brought to you by the faculty and administration at Kaplan University School of Nursing, is intended to help you on your journey. Please visit often for new faculty articles, professional news, and stories of inspiration.


  • Faculty Forum: Dr. Bobby Morton

    Dr. Bobby Morton

    Dr. Morton, Kaplan University faculty, looks at telehealth and its potential.

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    Faculty Forum: Laura Shenkman

    Laura Shenkman

    Laura Shenkman has been a nurse for 35 years. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing and is board certified as a family nurse practitioner (NP).

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    Faculty Forum: Dr. Susan Kieffer

    Susan Kieffer

    What qualities should a nurse possess to be successful? Nursing department chair Dr. Susan Kieffer, MSN/Ed, RN answers this question and more.

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    Faculty Forum: Dr. Catherine Fant

    Catherine Fant

    Graduate faculty member Dr. Catherine Fant, RN, shares her thoughts on nursing's influence on electronic health records.

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    Faculty Forum: Dr. Michele N. Pedulla

    Michele N. Pedulla

    Dr. Michele Pedulla, ARNP, CPNP-PC, explains why all nurses benefit from expanded scope of practice for APRNs.

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    Featured Graduate: Maria Almanza, RN

    Maria Almanza

    Read the inspirational success story of Kaplan University nursing graduate Maria Almanza, RN.

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    School of Nursing Blog

    NU - Blog

    Read about current happenings from deans, department chairs, and faculty.

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    Industry Insider

    Industry Insider

    Access additional information from various sources regarding current trends and topics in the nursing industry.

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    Access web links to a number of nursing-related organizations and resources, and stay current with today's nursing trends.

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