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Nursing Career Paths: Your Options

Nurses are always needed, and their career outlook is good. Like all careers, however, simply getting that first job isn’t the end of the career path. We’ll help you navigate the wealth of available nursing career paths and highlight the qualifications for each option.

Three Nursing Tips for Creating a Culture of Safety

This year, the American Nurses Association has chosen “A Culture of Safety” as the theme for National Nurses Week. Ruth Tarantine, Dean of CTU’s College of Nursing, believes that nurses are largely responsible for creating a culture of safety within a healthcare setting. She offers tips on how nurses can improve safety in their workplace by setting examples for care excellence and patient advocacy, becoming better communicators, and educating tomorrow’s nurses with safety best practices.

Writing a Cover Letter When You Have a Military Background

What skills, experiences, and training did you gain in your military career that can benefit the company you’re interested in? Take a few minutes to write these attributes down. Use civilian terms instead of military words and phrases. Categorize your qualities into technical skills, leadership experience, goal-setting abilities, etc.

Preparing for a Job Interview—the “Minor” Details

These basic tips should take some of the anxiety out of interviewing. Dress right, go prepared and walk with confidence. Remember, you professionalism doesn’t start when you walk in the door of your interview; it begins the moment you get in your car to go.

CTU Wins Best of Elearning! Award

The university’s intellipath™ platform and virtual learning program won Elearning! Magazine’s 2015 Best of Elearning! Adaptive Learning Content award. Through a series of questions, intellipath™ recognizes what students already know, anticipates what they’re ready to learn and tailors course materials accordingly; it allows students to move quickly over their existing knowledge so they can learn something new.

What Are Online Courses Like? 4 Advantages of Online Classes

What are online courses like and what can students expect when trying out web-based alternatives compared to traditional classroom-based learning? Below we break down some of the advantages of online classes, as well as how students' experiences may differ from courses attended on a traditional campus.

Stress Management for Nurses: 7 Essential Tips

According to a recent study, over 60% of nurses reported physical or mental side-effects of work-related stress within the last year.1 With long hours, often fast-paced work days, and high demands for patient care, proper stress management for nurses becomes increasingly important. From managing stress during your shift to efficiently de-stressing in your off hours, these tips can help you avoid burnout.

Helpful Organization Apps

Between work, school, and your personal life, having the right organization apps could mean the difference between remembering to study for your classes and forgetting about important deadlines. We understand that CTU students have plenty on their plate — here are some suggestions for smart, helpful apps to help you manage your busy schedule.

CTU Recognized by 2016 Global Mobile Awards For Best Mobile Education Innovation

The GSMA, the global association of mobile operators worldwide, announced in February that Colorado Technical University was a finalist for its 2016 Best Mobile Innovation for Education Award for the university’s newly revamped CTU Mobile app.

Is the Nursing Profession on the Verge of a Robotic Revolution?

Medical technology is constantly advancing, but a recent article by acclaimed writer, Alec Ross, suggests that the field of robotics could soon play a major role in the world of nursing and patient care. Sound like science fiction? Here are 4 facts that nursing students and graduates should know about the coming age of robotics.

A Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and You

If you want to help others, enforce the law, or solve crimes, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree may help you move closer to your goal. If you are seeking to enter a field such as law enforcement, security or corrections a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice may provide you with the foundational knowledge that's required to get started.

A Few Words from CTU Student Senate President R. Abel Martinez

My title may be “Colorado Technical University Student Senate President,” but I see myself as more of a conductor. A conductor of people who make good things happen across campus and beyond—and I’m really stoked to lead the way.

CTU Now Accepting 2017 Wounded Warrior Scholarship Applications

For the eighth year in a row, Colorado Technical University offers full-tuition education scholarships to wounded active duty service members and veterans. Spouses and caregivers of wounded service members are eligible to apply as well. Learn more and how to apply.

10 Inspirational Quotes for Nurses

As a nurse, you offer plenty of inspiration to those around you – from patients to colleagues and beyond. But what inspires you? If you’re hunting for a little positive motivation, we have 10 quotes for nurses that might be just what you need.

Discover CTU’s Military and Veteran Resource Community

Colorado Technical University is proud of our deep relationship with active members of the military and veterans. From the time they begin their education through to their post-service careers, CTU supports members of the military, veterans, spouses, and caregivers in achieving their educational and professional goals.