August 3, 2017 at 10:30am

Master's Entry into Nursing Practice program welcomes largest class

The Master's Entry into Nursing Practice (MENP) track at Millikin University has become more than a program; it's a career-changing opportunity. Started in 2010, the track is designed for students who already hold a non-nursing bachelor's degree and are interested in entering the nursing field.

July 12, 2017 at 1:45pm

Simulations prepare Millikin nursing students for critical thinking

For the last six years, Millikin University's Summer Nursing Internship program has helped student nurses to begin to "think like a nurse." The six-week program covers various topics including ethics, communication, end of life issues, decision-making processes along with test taking skills.

June 19, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University awarded Nurse Anesthetist Grant

Millikin University has been awarded a nurse anesthetist traineeship grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is in the amount of $19,433 and was announced on June 16 by U.S. Rep. and Millikin alumnus Rodney Davis '92 (R-Ill.).

April 12, 2017 at 11:00am

Millikin nursing students learn how to advocate for policy

The School of Nursing at Millikin University offers a course in its graduate program that focuses on health policy and economics. One of the unique aspects of the course is an opportunity for graduate students to engage in Lobby Day at the State Capital Complex in Springfield, Ill. This year's Lobby Day was held on Tuesday, March 21.

February 15, 2017 at 2:30pm

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of African-American women and two in five African-American men experience some form of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, heart attack and heart failure. Among racial groups, black individuals often have some of the poorest cardiovascular outcomes.

February 1, 2017 at 2:15pm

Millikin nursing graduates discuss public health campaigns

To improve health behaviors and raise awareness about specific health problems in Macon County, Millikin University nursing and communication students teamed up with Crossing Healthcare in Decatur, Ill., to develop public health campaigns.

December 26, 2016 at 9:45am

Millikin School of Nursing preparing students for future success

Nursing is a profession recognized for its intentional blend of the rigorous application of scientific knowledge with the art of caring. The Millikin University School of Nursing provides programs that foster the development of women and men in a community of life-long learners who are able to envision and shape the future of health care.

December 21, 2016 at 1:15pm

In an effort to raise awareness and improve health behaviors of its enrolled population, Crossing Healthcare in Decatur, Ill., reached out to nursing and communication students at Millikin University to help spread the message about specific health problems.

October 27, 2016 at 12:15pm

Millikin Doctor of Nursing Practice program granted 5-Year Accreditation

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted a 5-year accreditation to Millikin University's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, extending to Dec. 31, 2021. The accreditation is retroactive to March 9, 2016, which is the first day of the program's recent CCNE on-site evaluation.

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