Global Health Education leads the pack of online universities in their diverse range of online nursing degree programs: from the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and various specialized graduate level programs, Global Health Education provides an academic framework for nursing hopefuls to become leaders in the profession and reach for whatever their professional goals might be.
Many nurses are retiring, while at the same time more people are needing nursing care. Currently, there is also a shortage of nursing faculty, leading to fewer students being admitted to nursing school, exacerbating the shortage of nurses.
As you think about advancing your nursing career, you may wonder what route is best for you. Higher education offers a variety of options and it can be challenging to determine what will best meet your needs.
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.
The U.S. healthcare system is becoming increasingly complex and the nursing profession is undergoing many changes. Demographic shifts have resulted in greater numbers of aged and chronically ill patients.
The demand for nurse educators is high. In 2016, the American Association of Nursing (AACN) reported that 65,000 prospective nursing student applicants were turned away from nursing institutions despite the well-known nursing shortage.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. employment is projected to increase by 11.5 million from 2016 to 2026. The health care sector and its associated occupations are expected to add nearly four million jobs, accounting for approximately one-third of all new jobs.