About Ryan Segovich

Ryan Segovich is the Manager of Digital Content Marketing for Chamberlain College of Nursing. LinkedIn Profile

The final week of winter sends chills of excitement through the nursing community. The next generation of nursing education puts a focus on simulation, Nebraska moves forward with independence for nurse practitioners (NPs) and the technology of patient portals has positive implications for patients and nurses alike.

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We recently asked our Facebook fans what question they would ask a Chamberlain College of Nursing alumni. The responses we got back were many, and included lots of insightful questions. We shared the most common and popular questions with some of our alumni. Below are their responses.

If you’re still looking for more information about Chamberlain, add your question in the comments below or you can contact an admission advisor at 877.751.5783. READ MORE

As president of Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Addison, IL campus, Janet Snow, PhD, RN is able to help shape the minds of the next generation of nurses. Through campus-wide initiatives and her own personal interactions, Snow works to make an impact on each student to ensure they graduate as an extraordinary nurse.

Her drive for this goal is born of her own experiences as a nursing student, a practicing registered nurse and as a nursing educator. READ MORE

The second week of March brings not only the promise of spring, but also positive news for current and prospective nurses. The Institute of Medicine’s 2010 recommendations are examined for progress halfway to 2020. Healthcare organizations everywhere are preparing to celebrate certified nurses across the globe. ADVANCE for Nurses offers their 2015 Focus on Education guide. Drafters of the recently updated American Nurses Association code of ethics weigh in on their decisions. And the American Association of Colleges of Nursing report an enrollment surge in nurses seeking advanced degrees. READ MORE

March 10 is the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, an annual, nationwide observance that sheds light on the impact HIV/AIDS has on women and girls. Each year throughout the month of March, federal, national and community organizations come together to offer support and hope, reduce stigma, share information, and empower women and girls to learn the importance of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. [i] READ MORE

Albania, Afghanistan and India are just a few of the many countries Sheri Sawchuk, MSN, RN, has visited to provide healthcare services and aid to underserved populations. Her travels continue today – she leads Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree students on several International Nursing Service Project (INSP) trips each year as assistant professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing. Sawchuk guides the students as they experience real-world healthcare application in impoverished communities, an experience they’ll carry with them past graduation. READ MORE

As February comes to a close, some familiar topics are trending in nursing news. A focus on compassionate care highlights ways nurses can better connect with patients and deliver patient-centric care. One nurse’s experience with volunteering shows the career benefits for nurses. And the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced that three new states are now part of the Future of Nursing State Implementation Program. READ MORE

Ethics, teamwork and diversity are making headlines midway through February during this week’s Nursing News Trending Now. A recent summit on ethics in nursing opens up a bigger discussion in four key areas of clinical practice. The struggle towards becoming a true team is shared in one unit’s story of camaraderie. And recognition of changing demographics puts the spotlight on diversity within nations and among nurses. READ MORE