Nursing@USC Blog


What Can I Do With My MSN Degree?

Today’s nursing workforce continues to broaden to just about every corner of our lives — from ethics to research to larger policy issues. Consequently, career options for those with nursing skills are diversifying too.

Reasons to Pursue a Family Nurse Practitioner Career

In this post, we examine nurse practitioner salary by state and some of the NP career options that are available today, as well as the outlook of FNP jobs.

A Diabetic’s Guide to Drinking

Many people navigate a shifting relationship with alcohol, and managing the paradox of lowered blood sugar may look drastically different depending on a person’s age and diagnosis.

Treating the Invisible: Why Data Matters in Health Care

Surveys don’t always ask the right questions, creating a group of people who are not represented in national data. What barriers to care do these populations experience?

What Can Chronically Ill Patients Do to Brace for Natural Disasters?

Because natural disasters are on the rise, it’s critical to consider how people with chronic conditions manage their treatment plans in the event of the unexpected.

Does Race Increase Your Chances of Asthma?

Black children are diagnosed with asthma twice as often as their white peers. After diagnosis, black children are three times more likely to face serious asthma-related events of hospitalization and death. For black children growing up in urban areas, there are many barriers to achieving optimal health. Read to learn more about what nurses and community leaders are doing to combat the issue.