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Registered nurse filling out paperwork in a hospital room
Registered nurse filling out paperwork in a hospital room

Important Nursing Shortage Statistics

Carson-Newman University is here to support and equip those who are feeling called to join the mission of health care. With 2020 being recognized as the “Year of the Nurse” by the World Health Organization, nurses are foundational to improving lives in their communities and beyond.

Family nurse practitioner examining a young boy and checking his knee reflexes
Family nurse practitioner examining a young boy and checking his knee reflexes

Why Do You Want to be a Nurse Practitioner? Carson-Newman MSN-FNP Students Answer

“Why do you want to be a nurse practitioner?” is a question many nurses hear and consider before taking the next step in their career. Each answer is personal and an important part of your professional journey. 

Smiling nurse standing in front of a hospital reception desk wearing blue scrubs
Smiling nurse standing in front of a hospital reception desk wearing blue scrubs

National Nurses Week History: 60 Years in the Making

National Nurses Week history spans decades, with many individuals and organizations involved in the success of this annual event. Nurses Week is a widespread celebration where we, as a society, honor the tremendous contributions that nurses make to countless lives.

Smiling nurse wearing scrubs and using a tablet device against a white background
Smiling nurse wearing scrubs and using a tablet device against a white background

The Best Nursing Apps in 2020

The best nursing apps help nurses juggle the demands in today’s busy healthcare environment. As nurses face more pressure to be up-to-date on trends and advancements in the field, they’re also working to make sure that their personal lives are in order.

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