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achieve their goals.” She goes on to say, “… service American Sentinel has post-licensure nursing members at some point will likely enter the civilprograms, including: RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN ian or government non-military healthcare arena and MSN with five specializations (Case Managemaking what they learn in our programs valued ment, Infection Prevention and Control, Nursing throughout their lifelong careers.” Education, Nursing Informatics, and ManageWith military scholarships, Tuition Assistance ment and Organizational Leadership) and a DNP and GI Bill funding benefits, and transfer credits program with three specializations (Educational for military experience, American Sentinel UniverLeadership, Executive Leadership and Informatics sity has been named a “Military Friendly School” Leadership). Healthcare management programs for the tenth consecutive year. This distinction include MBA-Healthcare, Master of Business Intelputs American Sentinel in the top twenty percent ligence and Analytics, and Master of Science Lesley Morgan of colleges, universities and trade schools nationInformation Systems Management. The nursing wide that do the most to embrace America’s military service and healthcare management programs are designed for nurses members and veterans as students and to dedicate resources to and healthcare administrators, managers, and IT personnel of all ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation. types who work full-time and want to advance their education for promotion and job mobility purposes. Prospective students can expect coursework to include Baker College weekly discussions, assignments, projects and supplemental subject matter that assess competencies important to the current Lesley Morgan, Dean of the School of Nursing at Baker healthcare evolution in meeting new government regulations College, says “A rewarding aspect of a career in nursing is the and the increased competition in providing better patient care positive impact we have on patients and their families. It’s also at reduced cost. Foster adds, “Students have found that their an exciting career with opportunities to grow professionally as military background contributes to their success at the Univertechnology and medical knowledge advance. A nurse is a caresity. Military students are motivated, organized and work hard to giver and a problem-solver, someone who helps people in mind,

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Make the transition from military health care to civilian nursing by earning your bachelor’s in nursing online. You’ll achieve your degree with support from our Center for Military and Veteran Education and: • A mentor who is a nurse — and a veteran • 30 credits for your active RN license • Personal guidance from military education experts • Maximum credit for your military training Explore your options at www.excelsior.edu/vbsn. The National League for Nursing (NLN) has designated the Excelsior College School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, 2016−2021. This distinction is the fourth consecutive designation the School has received since the NLN began the program in 2005.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UF1HP26978 Mission Transition: Advancing Veterans Along a Career Path in Nursing for $1,019,181. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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