Educational Resources for Current and Aspiring Nurses

EDUCATION

ABOUT US

Goal

Promote academic progression, lifelong learning, & workplace transition among Arkansas nurses.

Co-Chairs

Debra Jeffs, PhD, RN-BC. jeffsda@archildrens.org
Rebecca Burris, PhD, RN. rburris@atu.edu
Laura Hamilton, MNSc, RN Laura.Hamilton@baptist-health.org

Meetings

The Education Committee meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of February, April, September, and November at 10:00 am.

Our Work

Nurse Residency Programs

Academic Progression

Nursing as a Career

Increasing Diversity

GUIDE TO THE NURSING PROFESSION

The following resources were created to assist middle and high school students in making the decision to enter the nursing profession. Student, parents, and school counselors are invited to contact the Education Committee for more information about entering the nursing profession.

ACN.SchoolCounselors
ResourceGuide.2017 (pdf)

School Counselors Conference 2017 Education Pathways and Opportunities in Nursing FINAL (pdf)

CHOOSING A PROFESSIONAL NURSING CAREER IN ARKANSAS FINAL (pdf)

Educational Pathways of Nursing (2) (pdf)

NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

Purpose

What should I look for in a residency?

Arkansas Nurse Residency Programs

Resources

ACADEMIC PROGRESSION

Purpose

Why should I pursue a higher level of education?

Education & Career options in Nursing

How can I advance my education in Arkansas?

A CAREER IN NURSING

Why nursing?

How do I become a nurse?

Nursing Programs in Arkansas

Resources

DIVERSITY

Purpose

What is diversity in nursing?

Why is diversity important?

Resources