Nursing@USC Blog


Scholarships for Nursing Students

Many nursing organizations offer competitive scholarships to qualifying students who demonstrate merit, financial need and volunteer involvement. This is a partial listing of scholarship funds available to reduce financial barriers for, and increase the representation of, members of the military, minorities and USC-community applicants.

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.