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Health Professions in the News: Obtain Your California State License (Infographic)

Aureus Medical Group (March 1, 2015)

Nurses are in high demand in California, but the state’s daunting licensing process can turn off travel nurses from taking an assignment. Don’t let that stand in your way any longer! View our infographic for simple directions on how to obtain your California state license. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Nursing 2.0: Improving Care Through Technology

California Healthcare Foundation (March 15, 2015)

Emerging technologies are revolutionizing nursing. First in a series, this case study on laser imaging for wound care examines how nurses are embracing new ways to provide care. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: CSU Stanislaus Nursing Program Highly Ranked Among Western Schools

Turlock City News (April 10, 2015)

California State University, Stanislaus was recently ranked 26th out of 442 nursing schools in “America’s Best Nursing School - West Region” list published by NurseJournal.org. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: CSU, Chico nursing programs top regional, national lists

Red Bluff Daily News (March 20, 2015)

California State University, Chico’s School of Nursing programs were recently ranked near the top of two lists of best nursing schools. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Educating the next generation of nurses

Turlock Journal (March 27, 2015)

CSU Stanislaus Nursing Program prepares students for real thing. Real the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: State, Vacaville Unified school nurses, advocate for students, handle array of health needs in 2015

The Reporter (May 5, 2015)

For people of a certain age, having a school nurse on campus during class hours was a given. But in Vacaville Unified and other California school districts — and in many other states — the assignment of a school nurse at each campus is downright rare in 2015. School nurses today are often assigned...

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Health Professions in the News: Apply to Medical School With an Undergraduate Nursing Degree

U.S. News and World Report (March 24, 2015)

I have been asked if someone with an undergraduate degree in nursing can apply and attend medical school. The answer is, "yes." ?Nurses can go to medical school. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, 1,034? applicants with undergraduate degrees in nursing applied to medical school...

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Health Professions in the News: California’s Pressing Need for Latino and Black Nurses

KQED (November 5, 2015)

Samuel Merritt’s chief diversity officer, Shirley Strong, hopes to address prospective students. The Oakland-based university is one of the three biggest programs for registered nursing students in California and is committed to reducing health disparities by recruiting more students of color. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: The U.S. Is Running Out of Nurses

The Atlantic (February 3, 2016)

Five years ago, my mother was rushed to the hospital for an aneurysm. For the next two weeks, my family and I sat huddled around her bed in the intensive-care unit, oscillating between panic, fear, uncertainty, and exhaustion. It was nurses that got us through that time with our sanity intact. Nurses...

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Health Professions in the News: Nursing Ambitions: Csus And Community Colleges Offer Accelerated 4-year Degrees

The Sacramento Bee (December 28, 2015)

Five years ago, a nationwide call went out: Hire more nurses with four-year college degrees. Today, with hiring improving as more nurses hit retirement age, and as medical care grows more complex, there’s added urgency in boosting the number of highly trained nurses. In fact, in its 2010 report on...

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Health Professions in the News: Building A Better Nurse: UCD Nursing School Opens New Program

Davis Enterprise (January 3, 2016)

Applications have opened for a new nursing program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. For the first time, UCD offers a degree program that prepares new nurses. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: UCSF Medical and Nursing Schools Top US News Rankings

UCSF (March 10, 2016)

Both UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine and its School of Nursing received top rankings nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate schools. The School of Medicine ranked third in primary care and tied for third in research, while the School of Nursing tied for...

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Health Professions in the News: RN to BSN programs benefit nurses and healthcare

Nurse.com (September 1, 2016)

Nursing and healthcare organizations, as well as hospitals and other employers, are calling for a more highly educated nursing workforce to meet the demands of the increasingly complex U.S. healthcare system. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: 5 Ways Nursing Graduate School Can Pay Off

U.S. News and World Report (September 22, 2016)

The number of jobs for nurses with graduate degrees is growing quickly, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, whose forecasts show that the number of jobs available for advanced practice nurses will be 31 percent higher in 2024 compared with 2014. The bureau's research also shows that the typical...

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Health Professions in the News: The 4 Forces that Will Reshape Nursing

Hospitals and Health Networks (September 8, 2016)

Do we have a nursing shortage in this country? BUERHAUS: Not necessarily, although some states, like California and Colorado, are experiencing nurse retirement sooner than others. Since 2002, there has actually been unprecedented growth in the number of nurses being produced in the United States...

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Health Professions in the News: Western Sierra Medical Clinic gives hands-on training to nursing students

The Union (May 8, 2016)

Western Sierra Medical Clinic in Grass Valley has established a partnership with California State University, Sacramento and Sierra College to provide hands-on education and on-site training for nursing students. The state university and community college’s nursing programs are rotating about 50 students...

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Health Professions in the News: Touro programs help take nurses to next level

Daily Republic (May 6, 2016)

The health care environment is changing rapidly and Touro University California School of Nursing is positioned to build on the skills of associate and bachelor’s degree registered nurses to meet the evolving health workforce needs. The 12-month program for BSN students and the 18-month program for...

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Health Professions in the News: University of California, Irvine Announces Newly Approved Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing

Daily Nurse (February 6, 2017)

After recent approval from the University of California Board of Regents, the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has announced their new Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. UCI’s nursing school is now the fourth nursing school in the UC system and their newly achieved school status is well...

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Health Professions in the News: Ucla Nursing School Receives $2.6m Grant To Aid Disadvantaged Students

UCLA Newsroom (December 12, 2016)

The UCLA School of Nursing has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Administration to support minority and disadvantaged students in both the master's entry clinical nurse program and the advanced practice nursing program. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Alumna Donates $7 Million to California State University, LA to Name School of Nursing

Daily Nurse (January 3, 2017)

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) recently received a $7 million gift to name the Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing and establish the Chin Family Institute for Nursing. Dr. Patricia Chin became a strong supporter of the university after earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees...

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Health Professions in the News: Virtual Patients Sharpen Skills For Drexel Nurse Practitioner Students

WPVI-TV (April 9, 2017)

It's the medical training version of the old joke about getting to Carnegie Hall - "practice, practice, practice." Technology has changed the way we learn on every level of schooling. At Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions in Philadelphia, a new system is giving some medical...

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Health Professions in the News: State Grants Will Support Nursing Education Programs

UCI News (April 27, 2017)

The Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing was recently awarded grants for $240,000 and $80,000 through the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act of the California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development. Both are designed to bolster programs aimed at educating nurses to serve...

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Health Professions in the News: Grant Provides Path to Nursing for American Indian Students at Cal State San Marcos

Daily Nurse (April 21, 2017)

Five American Indian students are attending the California State University (Cal State) San Marcos School of Nursing through a recently awarded grant called Graduating American Indians into Nursing (GAIN). The grant covers tuition, books, fees, and a stipend of $1,500 per month for each student. Read...

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Health Professions in the News: Nursing Specialists Can Earn More Than Some Doctors

U.S. News and World Report (July 17, 2017)

Before college, Brittany Sherwood thought she would study a pre-med major, go to medical school and become a doctor. "During my first semester of college I was planning on doing pre-med, but I got a 'B' in Bio 101, and I started doing a little research and realized there was a different way to end...

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