PLNU's nursing graduates are lauded among San Diego hospitals and clinics for their expertise and compassion. It's because they treat their practice as a sacred calling. Whether you're just getting started in your healthcare journey or wanting to advance your career, learn more about how to become the best nurse you can be with these resources here, as well as your bachelor's, master's, or doctorate in nursing.

5 Tips to Avoid Burnout as a Nurse

Burnout affects many nurses, but there are ways to prevent it. Self-care, mindfulness, counseling, and social support help with stress and fatigue.

Becoming a Nurse: The Theories of Nursing

Nursing is a crucial and admirable branch of health care, and the need for well-trained, compassion-rooted nurses is on the rise. Here are five facts about the theories of nursing and how to incorporate them into your nursing career.

Earning a Grad Degree in San Diego as a Veteran

San Diego is known for its large population of active duty, reserve, and veteran servicemembers. See how PLNU's graduate degree programs are set up to allow these professionals to continue developing their careers.

What is an RN to BSN Degree?

Every year, about 200,000 positions open up for nursing students to become licensed RNs. See what the process of becoming an RN entails and why should you consider earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

How Long Does it Take to Earn Your BSN to MSN?

Earning both your BSN and MSN degrees as a nurse can prepare you to work with patients and fellow healthcare professionals, while at the same time help you advance as an effective leader in the nursing field.

What is the Difference Between a Ph.D. and a DNP in Nursing?

There are two doctorates available for nurses looking to earn an advanced terminal degree – the DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) and the Ph.D. If you are currently working as a nurse or are considering enrolling in a nursing graduate program, it’s worth thinking about which terminal degree makes sense to further your career.