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Grand Canyon University’s online RN to BSN program provides registered nurses with a convenient way to advance their education. Offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, this degree introduces you to a broad range of patient care principles and is aligned with American Association of Colleges of Nursing standards. If you’re wondering if this degree is right for you, then keep reading to learn some of the top reasons to earn a BSN:

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Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Health Care Administration is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions and prepares healthcare professionals to fill roles in middle to upper management by helping them develop competencies related to the business of healthcare.

This program’s curriculum includes coursework that examines how innovations affect all aspects of healthcare. Students are given the opportunity to picture the best possible outcome for the future of America’s healthcare system and explore what changes and innovations would be required to generate that result.

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By Dulce Maria Ruelas, MPH
Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

The eclipse has passed and left a mark of enthusiasm, regardless of whether you watched it or not. A great deal of information and safety precautions was disseminated via radio, television and social media. Yet, what does the Great American Eclipse have to do with public health?

Public health exists as a prevention mechanism of disease and to prolong life. Therefore, this event sparks eye health and the environment as the link to public health.

The spectacular event of the 2017 eclipse may have left communities with questions on how and when or if they were safely looking at the natural wonder. If you feel that you were not well prepared or informed about the precautions to take in viewing the eclipse, then here are some recommendations to follow up on:

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Designed to prepare students with skills for defining, assessing and resolving today’s public health concerns, Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with an Emphasis in Public Health readies learners to promote change in community health. This program is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions and introduces students to concepts from both the nursing and public health fields to help them develop competencies for addressing health issues. Continue reading to learn why you should earn a MSN with an Emphasis in Public Health:

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Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions offers the Master of Science in Health Care Administration to prepare students for healthcare management positions by providing them with competencies that relate to the business of healthcare. Graduates of the MS in Health Care Administration are prepared to pursue middle to upper management positions in nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Some examples of settings where healthcare administrators work include health services companies, ambulatory care, clinics and hospitals. The following are a few of the career options for graduates of this program:

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