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  • Virtual simulation in Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs

    “There are many opportunities for virtual and augmented realities to be utilized in nursing education. Our profession as a whole is just beginning to understand the potential for this type of learning,” Dr. Buchman explained. “vSim helps learners to develop confidence in their knowledge, skills and the attitudes of their profession, which is extremely important in the field of nursing.”

  • Continuing education for nurses provide better opportunities

    The healthcare industry is constantly changing and evolving. And, although appropriate education and training remain vital to becoming a nurse, staying on top of the latest instruction and techniques through nursing professional development and continuing education has become increasingly paramount for nurses interested in increasing their skills, reliability, marketability and earning potential.

  • What it's like to be in an online BSN degree program

    As online education becomes more popular and more accessible, healthcare professionals, students and others are increasingly advancing their careers through an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

  • Becoming a nurse practitioner — What you need to know

    Nurse practitioners (NP) are advanced practice registered nurses who are licensed clinicians who serve as both primary and specialty care providers. With their ability to manage care of patients across a variety of lifespans, NPs assess patients, determine treatments, and use advanced assessment to develop treatment plans.

  • Why you Need a Nursing School Support System

    Learn how building a strong support system can enhance the online RN to BSN nursing school experience, promoting deeper learning and greater career benefits.

  • Going Beyond An Associate Healthcare Degree

    Explore more about the benefits and professional opportunities that exist by continuing your healthcare education past the associate degree level.

  • Career Advancement Through Online RN to BSN

    Learn more about how nurses are able to advance their careers and balance work, life, and academic responsibilities through an online RN to BSN degree.

  • Video: Recognizing Opioid Overdose and NARCAN Assembly

    Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions demonstrates how to assemble NARCAN as well as how to recognize an opioid overdose.

  • Why Get a Bachelor’s in Healthcare?

    Learn more about the career benefits and opportunities for professional specialization gained from pursuing a bachelor’s degree in healthcare studies.

  • Five versatile jobs available now for allied health professionals

    The allied health profession is home to some of the fastest growing occupations in the nation. Not only do they represent nearly 60 percent of the overall workforce in healthcare – they are also some of the most in-demand medically trained professionals in today’s healthcare industry.