Liberty University School of Nursing launches fast-track BSN program catered to college graduates, military veterans
Responding to the rising need for nurses in today’s healthcare environment, the Liberty University School of Nursing (LUSON) has created a new opportunity for those who already have a college degree or military veterans. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) can now be completed in as little as one year through the Accelerated BSN (ABSN) residential program.
LUSON Dean Shanna Akers explained that the new program is partially in response to a nationwide shortage of nurses, a result of widespread “burnout” and a lack of faculty to train the next generation. While this shortage is something that the nursing field saw coming as early as 10 years ago, according to Akers, the COVID-19 pandemic brought it to the forefront.
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