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Social change agents work to make an impact in the world on a local and global level. To be effective at social change, an agent must be excellent at influencing others. Read more to discover the six critical things social change agents do to influence others.
Mental illness is an extensive array of disorders that affect an individual’s mood, thinking, feelings, and behavior. Approximately one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. The Healthy People 2020, Mental Health and Mental Disorders goal aims to “improve mental health through prevention and by ensuring access to appropriate, quality mental health services.”
The virtual classroom is the heart of online degree programs—a convenient, central place where your university courses unfold. Although there are many fundamental similarities between a traditional campus-based education and the online university experience, learning through a virtual classroom offers many benefits that traditional college degree programs don’t provide. Read more to find out which ones made our list of top benefits.
There’s more than one way to be a leader. That’s as true in leadership in nursing as it is in any other profession. But do you know what type of leader you are?

Posttraumatic Growth Learning about the various forms of trauma, their after effects, the process for getting to posttraumatic growth, and the potential for creating an even more meaningful life can change your life. Research shows that a person’s mental state prior to experiencing a seismic traumatic event could affect how the event is experienced. For anyone who has yet to experience a major trauma in their life, learning how to mitigate the psychological damage and move forward with positive growth may serve to inoculate against the most severe outcomes of trauma.

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur in people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Nearly everyone will experience a range of reactions after trauma, yet most people recover from initial symptoms naturally. Those who continue to experience problems may be diagnosed with PTSD. While some risk factors are associated with increased risk of PTSD, resilience factors reduce the risk of PTSD. PTSD can be successfully treated using a combination of strategies. Listen as Dr Ferozali reviews the causes, signs and symptoms, risk factors and treatment of PTSD in today’s society.
Today’s diverse workforce has great potential for high performance. To make the most of that potential, a performance management system grounded in respectful communication and collaboration for all employees is critical. Through practical examples, this webinar will examine a performance management system that addresses the need for structure within a culture of creativity and innovation.
In response to the continuing epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose, Walden University is collaborating with the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) to bring NPs and RNs important and effective continuing education related to pain management and opioids. This webinar includes practical clinical content as well as illustrative case studies to challenge your critical thinking.
Being a nurse is extremely rewarding, but it also can be extremely stressful. Stress management is one of the most important self-care techniques that nurses can practice. In this engaging session, Dr. Debra Rose Wilson offers effective stress management strategies for both personal and professional settings.
This webinar session describes the benefits of mentoring for individual nurses and the organizations in which they work. Dr. Louise Jakubik will explore the definition, evidence basis, purpose, and timing of mentoring in the career trajectory of a nurse. Mentoring provides the building blocks for nurses to enrich, enlighten, and advance their careers while creating work environments that support employee engagement, retention, and succession planning.

*The presenters and planners of these session disclose no financial interests nor receive any in-kind materials or funding that could influence the planning or presentation of this material. To obtain one contact hour for the presentation, click on the link at the end of the webinar, complete the evaluation and download or print your certificate.Walden University is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

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  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
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Choose from over 30 certificate programs in the education field, including topics such as:

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