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How Will the Nurse Shortage Affect Your State?

Nursing@Georgetown created the following infographic —based on data from a 2014 HRSA report, “The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, 2012-2025 ” — to help illustrate which states will need more nurses over the next decade.

How Will Telemedicine Impact the Future of Health Care?

Telemedicine, or telehealth, involves real-time communication between a patient and a doctor, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or other provider. It can be used to treat chronic conditions and for remote patient monitoring, medical education, and specialist consultations.

Childbirth Options Explored

Unnecessary medical interventions during labor are putting women at risk, according to a 2015 report from the National Partnership for Women & Families. This means that it's important for women to consider their expectations for childbirth and to let those expectations guide their decisions. They should fully consider who will provide care and where that care will take place.

Our Growing Resistance to Antibiotics [Infographic]

According to the CDC, approximately 2 million people are diagnosed with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections annually around the country, and at least 23,000 die due to these infections. In this piece, we'll discuss sources of exposure, trends in resistance, and what primary care providers can do to support proper and effective antibiotic use.

Student Spotlight: Kara Kelly

“I believe as nurses we all have a foundation of empathy and optimism. As future FNPs, it is vital to become familiar and passionate about evidence-based outcomes and also to …

Student Spotlight: Tricia Bursnall

“2GU has been a great platform for learning. It takes online learning to new heights, and provides an opportunity to connect with peers and mentors from a variety of places …