Nursing Education History
Similar to other health care specialties, when it comes to a career in nursing, gaining a quality post-secondary education is integral to an individual’s ability to maintain accurate knowledge relevant to patient care, understand a broader scope of practice, and demonstrate commitment to the nursing profession. Even employers emphasize the significance of higher education in nursing. Top nursing employers such as the Veteran’s Administration, the nation’s Magnet hospitals, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, and the U.S. Navy all require those who practice as nurses to at least have received a baccalaureate degree or higher.
Beyond the baccalaureate degree, individuals striving for greater …show more content…
An institution’s accreditation status demonstrates its official capacity to provide students with a quality education that meets regional or national standards. The Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited at the institutional level by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The college is a recognized member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Furthermore, the Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
4. The Chamberlain College of Nursing exclusively serves nursing students at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels.
5. Chamberlain College of Nursing has campuses in 17 locations across the United States including campuses in the following states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. In addition, the school offers premium online nursing degree programs to students from virtually anywhere.
6. The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program is 100% online and can be completed in as little as 2 and ½ …show more content…
Admission into the Family Nurse Practitioner program is dependent on candidate holding a current, active and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of residence. This license must remain active throughout the course of study. The state in which the student’s license is recognized must operate under the Nurse Licensure Compact.
14. Chamberlain’s Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed with the working nurse in mind. Since courses are taken one at a time, students have the flexibility to work and raise families while earning their degrees. The 625 hours required for the completion of the 5 practicum courses may be limited in flexibility.
15. Based on the latest info from U.S. News & World Report, approximately 14,496 students are enrolled in the Chamberlain College of Nursing. Student ratios equate to 90% of the student population being female and 10% male.
16. The Deaconess School of Nursing was the original name of the Chamberlain College of Nursing as it was a school established in 1889 to train potential nurses for practice at the United Church of Christ’s Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, MO. It earned its present-day name in