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Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By on September 20, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

  As the healthcare landscape becomes more complex, the demand for more advanced leaders and practitioners rises. This is especially true in the nursing field. As early as 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) called for a higher level of preparation for nurses. The organization recommended that positions once requiring a master’s […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

  “Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding […]

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What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

By on August 23, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

Doctors. Nurses. Technicians. Support staff. Everyone contributing in a healthcare organization affects patients and their families in some way.   Providing quality care and running efficient, sustainable, safe, and compliant organizations takes effective leadership. The traits of effective top executives are common across industries, and some of these qualities and practices can stand out even […]

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3 Industries Facing a Labor Shortage…and How ACU Can Help

By on August 16, 2017 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
3 Industries Facing a Labor Shortage…and How ACU Can Help

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported in 2016 that nearly 70 percent of HR professionals experienced challenging recruiting conditions. Hiring issues include skills shortages, insufficient work experience, and, in some cases, lack of educational credentials. Industries in which hiring managers are seeing a greater need for workers with advanced degrees include nursing, social […]

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This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

By on August 2, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
This Is What a Healthcare Admin Job Description Looks Like

In 2016, the median salary for medical and health services managers was $96,540, and it is predicted to rise in coming years. In fact, employment is expected to grow 17% from 2014 to 2024—much faster than for other occupations. While demand is high, healthcare administrators need to hold a wide range of skills to command […]

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A Day in the Life of a Nurse Practitioner

By on July 27, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
A Day in the Life of a Nurse Practitioner

It’s Monday. You’ve spent the lovely, lazy weekend prior with your family and friends, engaging in your favorite activities and embracing those precious personal moments that make priceless memories. Magic Time As the sun ascends into a perfect blue sky, you head about your morning routine, taking care to center yourself for a busy day […]

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