Nurses Week

A heartfelt thanks for all you do

You take away the pain, bring a smile to someone’s face and make everything a little better. Nurses Week is about honoring people like you who make a positive difference in the health of those you serve.

For all of your compassion and dedication — thank you. You make a difference.

Make an even bigger impact

If you’d like to expand your impact on health care by enhancing your existing skills and knowledge, one of our accredited nursing programs could be right for you. Our Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BSN) can help you improve patient care delivery and outcomes, while our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) can help you develop your skills as a nurse leader or educator. 

Featured Nurses Week articles

Nursing advocacy

How nurses can advocate for their patients

“Advocating for patients is within [nursing’s] mission,” according to Susan ...

Nursing careers

In-demand jobs for nurses outside the hospital

Many professionals who earn a nursing degree expect to work in a clinical ...

Nursing safety

How nurses can improve their safety on the job

Registered nurses have the fifth-highest rate of ergonomic injury in the ...

Affordable Care Act effects on nursing

5 ways the Affordable Care Act affects nursing

The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) won’t take full effect until 2014, but it ...

*Although these courses are accepted by some state boards of nursing toward continuing license requirements, this may not be the case in all states. Please check with your own state board for applicability.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Earn CEUs

Earn Continuing Education Units

We want to do our part to help you improve patients’ lives. We’re offering complimentary webinars you can watch at your convenience as you earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs).* Presented by and sponsored by University of Phoenix.

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