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What is a Clinical Nurse Specialist?

The Role of a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Leading and Managing in Nursing: A How-To Guide

Behind the Demand for Nurse Practitioners

Can You Work While in Nursing School?

How to Finance Your Advanced Nursing Degree in California

Why Military Veterans Pursue a DNP at USD

Empathy Overload: Recognizing the Signs of Compassion Fatigue

Tips for How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue in Your Nursing Staff

Why We Need More Leaders in Nursing in 2023

Why You Should Pursue Nursing in San Diego

The 13 Best Podcasts for Nursing Students Right Now

DNP or PhD: Which is Right for You?

Systems Leadership in Healthcare For Improved Outcomes

Evidence-Based Practice — Why It Matters

5 Important Things to Know About MEPN Programs

7 Ways Health Care Will Look Different in the Future

Exploring Bias in Data Science & Its Effects on Health Care

Population Health & the Rise of Community/Public Health Nursing

21 Nursing Jobs Away from the Bedside

What is an Informatics Nurse?

5 Tips for Defining Your Nurse Leadership Style

7 Helpful Tips for Going Back to School for an MSN

Why I Became a Clinical Nurse Specialist: An Interview with Erica Granados

Why I Earned a PhD in Nursing: An Interview with Silvi G. González Cuizon

Serena's Story – Why I Earned My Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

A Look Into the Role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist

How to Get a DNP Without an Advanced Nursing Degree

Nursing Research Happening at the University of San Diego

USD Nursing Students in the Time of COVID-19

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Why I Pursued USD's Nursing Informatics (MSN) program – Kerry's Story

Becky's Story – My Path to Becoming a Nurse Leader

Danielle's Story – How I Became a Clinical Nurse Specialist

5 Reasons to Earn your MS in Nursing by 2025

Welcome MEPN Class of 2022

Recent DNP Graduate Featured on Univision

The Power of Connection at USD School of Nursing

USD SON Professor's Research on COVID-19 Impact on Children to Appear in the Congressional Record

USD School of Nursing Student Goes to COVID-19 Epicenter

A Guide to the University of San Diego's Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Program

The University of San Diego's nursing program ranks among the best in the nation. But that's not the only reason future students walk through our doors to pursue one of our graduate degrees. Download our guide for an in-depth look at the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist program and learn how our rich heritage of excellence in nursing education can help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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A Guide to Achieving the Master of Science in Nursing at USD

For future Executive Nurse Leaders, Nursing Informaticists, or Adult-Gerontology CNSs.

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