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20 Required Qualities for Leadership Roles in Nursing

Strong decision-making skills, excellent communication skills, and an empathetic approach are among the most important qualities of a good nurse leader.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Value-Based Nursing Care Strategies & Readiness Checklist

Value-based care is an alternative form of reimbursement that improves patient outcomes by tying payments for care delivery to the quality of care provided.

Monday, September 13, 2021

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How Leadership Skills Prevent Burnout in Nursing

University of Michigan's Online Master of Science in Nursing Leadership, Analytics, and Innovation gives nurse leaders the tools to address burnout — a growing problem across health care.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Dr. Marjorie McCullagh

Meet Dr. Marjorie McCullagh

Meet Dr. Marjorie McCullagh, Sally L Lusk Collegiate Professor of Nursing, Director of the Occupational Health Nursing Program, and Professor in the Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing in Leadership, Analytics and Innovation (LAI) at University of Michigan School of Nursing. A veteran educator with extensive experience in the nursing field, Dr. McCullagh’s recent research has included workplace health and efforts to craft a safer work environment in relation to the toxic exposures that are commonplace for health care professionals.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Dr. Marie-Anne Rosemberg

Meet Dr. Marie-Anne Rosemberg

Meet Dr. Marie-Anne Rosemberg, Assistant Professor for the online Master of Science (MSN) in Nursing in Leadership, Analytics and Innovation (LAI) program, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership at the School of Nursing, and Graham Sustainability Institute catalyst grant recipient. With an emphasis on occupational health, Dr. Rosemberg’s recent research is optimizing the health of low-wage service workers at risk of experiencing one or multiple chronic conditions. Her latest studies have explored the stressors, allostatic load and health outcomes among women hotel housekeepers, and works to increase the knowledge of hypertension and self-management among African-American women and new U.S. immigrants.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Barbara Medvec

A dynamic nursing degree that’s designed for the times

Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Barbara Medvec uses her extensive history as a scholar, nursing executive, mentor, and educator to capture the benefits of Michigan’s cutting-edge LAI program. Driven by the belief that it is her role to assist students and colleagues in continuous improvement and ongoing learning, Dr. Medvec is an ideal advocate and unique resource for nurses hoping to elevate their career and become the industry leaders of tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Impact of COVID-19 on the Nursing Field

The COVID-19 crisis is having a devastating effect around the globe, with over 90 million reported cases to date.

Friday, January 22, 2021


The Importance of Diversity in Nursing

Diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workplace for nurses and other healthcare professionals are vitally important for quality patient care. From nurse practitioners on the frontline to those working behind-the-scenes in nursing informatics, diversity in the healthcare workforce directly improves patient experience and health outcomes.

Sunday, December 6, 2020

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Top 5 Reasons to Earn an MSN

Pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is a natural step for many registered nurses and nursing students. Whether you are interested in more career opportunities, a higher salary, or wish to lead the charge in health care transformation, extending your education with an MSN is a worthy consideration.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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Career Pathways with an MSN Degree

Technological advancements of the last decade are rapidly impacting the health care industry. Discover the emerging trends in nursing informatics that are changing the face of health care and dramatically improving patient outcomes.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020