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.

FNP vs NP - What’s the Difference?

Learn about the similarities and differences between nurse practitioners and family nurse practitioners to decide the correct educational and career path.

FNP vs CNS - What's the Difference?

Family nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are two members of the healthcare field who share similar educational backgrounds but perform different work.

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.