The American Nurse

The American Nurse 

Release Date: 05/01/2017
Expiration Date: 09/30/2017
Format: Webinar Event

Target Audience

This activity is intended for all nurses to reflect on the highlights of our collegues in different aspects of nursing and the rewards and challenges associated with those different career paths. 

Statement of Need

Nursing career paths are limitless and varied. This presentation looks at the different aspects of nursing and the rewards and challenges that may impact the decision to select a specific career path.  

Educational Outcome

Upon completion of this activity learners should be able to:

  1. Reflect on one of the five nurses presented. Discuss one aspect of that nurses' role that interested you as a nursing professional. 

Accreditation Statement

Walden University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation Statement

Walden University designates this enduring material for a maximum of  1.0 contact hours.

Faculty and Disclosures

The planners and presenters of this nursing educational activity disclose that there are  no relevant financial relationships (those held by the planner or significant other, currently or within the last 12 months) with commercial interests. Accredited providers are required to provide this information to learners before the start of an activity.

The following is a list of the planners and faculty, along with any information they have disclosed regarding their relevant financial relationships.


Carolyn Jones, Director: The American Nurse Project

Naomi Cross RN, Jason Short RN, Tonia Faust RN, Brian McMillion RN, Sister Stephen Boed RN



Dr Hazel A Dennison  -No disclosures

Dr Andrea Lindell -No disclosures


All information contained within this activity is intended for educational purposes only. Nurses and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained in this site. No single reference or service can take the place of medical training, education and experience. This web site does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. This information should not substitute for a visit or consultation with a health care provider.

Technical Requirements

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