Online Nurse Practitioner Programs Deliver Nurse practitioners are becoming more and more common as health insurance companies make the move to accept them as primary care providers. This is especially true in more rural places where physicians are further away from patients and office visits can include long waits. Online nurse practitioner programs are meeting [...]
Healthcare universities train the medicine professionals that work in America’s hospitals, nursing homes and other facilities. Many healthcare universities know that they simply can’t teach a student everything they need to know – some things they need to learn on their own. That is why many of these same healthcare universities will encourage students to volunteer abroad.
Many people know that the healthcare industry is growing fast, but what many don’t know is that a degree in healthcare or nursing is one of the most versatile degrees available today.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare was the second largest industry in 2008- employing a staggering 14.3 million workers. By 2018, healthcare is expected to be the largest industry in the nation and with an anticipated 22% growth rate and a projected 3.2 million new jobs, it’s easy to see why.
As the U.S. Department of Education discusses ways to regulate for-profit education institutions, many industry leaders are warning them not to “overstep.” The U.S.D.E. is on track to implement new policies in 2011 in response to several reports that for-profit colleges are employing aggressive recruiting tactics and dishonest marketing practices.