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Read more about: Can You Spot a Great Nurse Leader?

Can You Spot a Great Nurse Leader?

Nurses are routinely faced with making critical decisions. Dr. Ruth Burkhart explores emotional reasoning and the traits that help nurses become effective leaders in the field.

Posted on August 9, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: How to Become a Nurse Educator

How to Become a Nurse Educator

Have you ever thought about becoming a Nurse Educator? The field is in high demand! Find out more about the role and how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

Posted on July 11, 2022 by Dr. Samantha Young, DNP, MSN, CPNP-PC, PCPNP-BC

#Nursing


Read more about: Becoming an Influential Nurse Leader

Becoming an Influential Nurse Leader

Have you always dreamed of being an influential nurse? Dr. Ruth Burkhart shares how to become a nurse leader with Ottawa University’s online nursing degrees.

Posted on June 16, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: What is a BSN Nursing Degree?

What is a BSN Nursing Degree?

Dr. Ruth Burkhart explains what a BSN nursing degree is, and the benefits gained from expanding your opportunities with Ottawa University. We understand what a BSN means for your nursing career. Start your flexible online nursing program today!

Posted on April 5, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: What Degree Do I Need to Be a Nurse?

What Degree Do I Need to Be a Nurse?

As you wonder what degrees are needed to be a nurse, Dr. Ruth Burkhart encourages thoughtful self-reflection. Learn more about the full scope of the nursing practice and the different types of nurse roles.

Posted on March 9, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: Make Me a Match: Is Nursing the Right Career for Me

Make Me a Match: Is Nursing the Right Career for Me

Dr. Ruth Burkhart, Associate Professor and Director of Nursing, shares her expertise on the nursing characteristics that motivate future nurse leaders and educators.

Posted on February 10, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: A New Face for Nursing in 2022

A New Face for Nursing in 2022

Dr. Ruth Burkhart, Associate Professor and Director of Nursing, advises nursing students to practice truth and authenticity as they begin the new year.

Posted on January 10, 2022 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: Holiday Prescription for Nurses

Holiday Prescription for Nurses

Dr. Ruth Burkhart inspires a vision for resilient nurses as she reflects on the history of nursing and aligns the nurses in the trenches of WWI with our frontline nurses of the pandemic.

Posted on December 15, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: Could Servant Leadership Heal Nursing?

Could Servant Leadership Heal Nursing?

Dr. Ruth Burkhart feels that nurses in all roles demonstrate leadership skills. Find out why OU’s nursing faculty encourages our online nursing students to act as servant leaders.

Posted on November 30, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: Emotional Intelligence in Nursing

Emotional Intelligence in Nursing

Emotional Intelligence is just as crucial to nursing as developing technical skills. That’s why Ottawa University’s online nursing degrees help you gain the emotional intelligence skills needed to provide the best patient care.

Posted on November 2, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: Can You Get a Nursing Degree Online?

Can You Get a Nursing Degree Online?

A Nursing degree online is an excellent option for working RN's who seek to advance their careers in nursing. Ottawa University's online RN-BSN and MSN degrees are accelerated, flexible and affordable. Earn your nursing degree online!

Posted on October 19, 2021 by OU Online

#Nursing


Read more about: The Spirit of Nursing

The Spirit of Nursing

Dr. Ruth Burkhart, Associate Professor and Director of Nursing, provides her insights regarding the spirit that drives patient care.

Posted on September 28, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: How Do I Become a Nurse?

How Do I Become a Nurse?

Read further to find out about the different pathways to a rewarding nursing career!

Posted on August 17, 2021 by OU Online

#Nursing


Read more about: How to Prepare for the NCLEX

How to Prepare for the NCLEX

Are you thinking about becoming a nurse? Don’t forget about your nursing exam! Dr. Della Anderson has the best tips and tricks to help you pass the NCLEX.

Posted on August 5, 2021 by Dr. Della Anderson, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN

#Nursing


Read more about: Inspiration for Nurses in 2022

Inspiration for Nurses in 2022

Dr. Ruth Burkhart, Associate Professor and Director of Nursing, offers inspiration for nurses as she encourages you to think about your nursing career path and develop a solid nursing mission statement.

Posted on June 9, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

Updated on January 14, 2022

#Nursing


Read more about: Advanced Degrees in Nursing

Advanced Degrees in Nursing

Dr. Samantha Young, Assistant Professor of Nursing, shares the different pathways and benefits of Ottawa University’s advanced degrees in nursing, including our unique RN-MSN bridge program.

Posted on May 24, 2021 by Dr. Samantha Young, DNP, MSN, CPNP-PC, PCPNP-BC

#Nursing


Read more about: Nursing and the Patient Experience

Nursing and the Patient Experience

Dr. Della Anderson, one of Ottawa University’s distinguished nursing faculty, shares her insights about why the patient experience means so much to nurses.

Posted on April 13, 2021 by Dr. Della Anderson, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN

#Nursing


Read more about: Nursing and Personal Power During COVID

Nursing and Personal Power During COVID

Dr. Ruth Burkhart teaches future generations of nurses at Ottawa University. She recently shared her thoughts about the striking effect COVID has had on nursing recognition, the nursing role, and the future of nursing.

Posted on March 10, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing


Read more about: What You Need to Know About the Nursing Shortage

What You Need to Know About the Nursing Shortage

The nursing shortage is not expected to end anytime soon. Take advantage of these extraordinary job opportunities by earning your online RN-MSN with Ottawa University!

Posted on March 3, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing #Online Education


Read more about: MSN Degree Caters to RNs Seeking Career Advancement

MSN Degree Caters to RNs Seeking Career Advancement

Are you ready to be a nurse leader or educator? Then check out Ottawa University’s fully online, accelerated, and highly esteemed RN-MSN program.

Posted on March 1, 2021 by OU Online

#Career #Nursing #Online Education


Read more about: Nursing in 2022

Nursing in 2022

Are you interested in finding out more about what the future of nursing holds? Discover why earning an online nursing degree with Ottawa University is more important now than ever before.

Posted on February 15, 2021 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

Updated on January 14, 2022

#Nursing


Read more about: What Nurses Should Know about Opioids

What Nurses Should Know about Opioids

Dr. Delores Jackson teaches future nurses at Ottawa University. She explains the crucial role nurses play in changing the direction of the opioid crisis.

Posted on October 13, 2020 by Dr. Delores Jackson, PhD

#Nursing


Read more about: Impact of Telemedicine

Impact of Telemedicine

Callie Ballenger manages the day to day operations of two clinics. She explains the impact, benefits, and growth telemedicine has made in recent years.

Posted on September 14, 2020 by Callie Ballenger RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

#Nursing


Read more about: Choosing a Nursing Specialty

Choosing a Nursing Specialty

Dr. Samantha Young teaches future nurses at Ottawa University. She shares several helpful methods for selecting a nursing specialty.

Posted on August 4, 2020 by Dr. Samantha Young, DNP, MSN, CPNP-PC, PCPNP-BC

#Nursing


Read more about: A Nurse’s Guide to De-Stressing: De-stress Before You Dis-tress

A Nurse’s Guide to De-Stressing: De-stress Before You Dis-tress

Dr. Ruth Burkhart teaches future generations of nurses at Ottawa University. She advises students to create a toolkit to help them cope with stress.

Posted on July 23, 2020 by Dr. Ruth L.M. Burkhart, DNP, MA, RN-BC, LPCC

#Nursing

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