Colorado Christian University prides itself on offering the next generation of nurses one of the most advanced, comprehensive nursing degree programs in the country. The online RN-BSN degree program is very popular and is designed for currently registered nurses who want to advance and complete their BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). CCU also offers a regular Bachelor of Science in Nursing, an intensive, state-of-the-art nursing education experience where students are challenged to become compassionate healthcare workers who have dedicated their lives to saving others. Please visit the CCU website admissions pages for RN-BSN nursing degree admissions and the BSN admission requirements as they are different.

Scrub Stretch: 10 Core Strengthening Stretches for Nurses


When you spend your days transferring patients to and from their beds you get sore. Lifting. Twisting. Bending. It all takes a toll on your body. Nursing aides, orderlies and nursing attendants had the highest rate of musculoskeletal disorders among healthcare workers in 2010, according to the United States Department of Labor. An average of … Continued

The Great Bilingual Nursing Shortage


It’s no secret. The number of nurses across the country is declining. In Colorado, many are nearing retirement age which means from 2007 to 2017, an approximate 15,000 new nursing jobs will need to be filled in the Centennial State, according to the The Governor’s Nurse Workforce and Patient Care Task Force’s report, “Nursing in … Continued

The Call to Care: CCU’s Master of Science in Nursing


When nursing school begins, most students aren’t aware that graduation only represents the beginning of their educations. After years taking care of patients, nurses understand that learning is part of the job, and the role of education is just going to grow as healthcare continues to change. The Evolution of Healthcare Healthcare is an ever … Continued

The Affordable Care Act for the Knowledgeable Nurse


It’s hardly possible to exaggerate the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the American health care professions. The single largest medical reform since the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid, it’s created millions of new patients practically overnight. And with this new influx comes massive new opportunities. Nurses are far from exempt. In fact, one … Continued

5 Professional Nursing Journals to Transform You Into Super Nurse!


Move to the head of the class. Between clinical rotations and doing homework, browse professional nursing journals to learn about the latest developments and discussions in the world of nursing. Not sure where to start? Here are five must-read nursing publications to check out this weekend!   American Journal of Nursing Each month the American … Continued