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American Sentinel University Named National Education Provider for ANPD

Partnership Provides ANPD Members with Access to High-quality Academic Programs Across Nursing and Healthcare-related Disciplines

AURORA, Colo. – August 24, 2017 – American Sentinel University, an accredited healthcare-focused online university, has been named national education provider for The Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD).

American Sentinel and ANPD are both committed to advancing the specialty practice of nursing and have partnered to provide ANPD’s members with access to American Sentinel’s CCNE and ACEN-accredited nursing programs that are immediately impactful in their careers.

The partnership offers ANPD’s 4,000+ members, ranging from specialists in education, to direct care and research, a discounted tuition rate for American Sentinel’s online nursing and healthcare management degrees and certificate programs. These degree and certificate programs will enhance their careers, improve the quality of the services they deliver to their students and staff, that ultimately improve patient care overall. ANPD members will also gain access to payment plans, financing options, and student support.

“American Sentinel is honored to partner with ANPD, the resource for nursing professional development, to achieve our shared goal of advancing the state of healthcare through education, networking, advocacy, and research,” says Elaine Foster, Ph.D., MSN, RN, Dean of Nursing and Healthcare Programs at American Sentinel University.  “It’s gratifying to know that coursework in our accredited programs will play a vital role to help ANPD members enhance their current skills, provide high-quality leadership, promote health and well-being while preparing them for future roles as nurse leaders, administrators, and researchers.”

American Sentinel’s flexible online learning platform makes advanced education even more attainable, and as a performance-driven business partner for its clients, enables ANPD members to gain the tools, business fundamentals, leadership abilities, knowledge, and skills that immediately impact and benefit ANPD, their members, and the healthcare industry.

“The Association for Nursing Professional Development is so pleased to work with American Sentinel to advance healthcare through the continued education of healthcare professionals,” says ANPD Executive Director Kaye Englebrecht, CAE. “ANPD is dedicated to academic and professional excellence and working with American Sentinel helps ANPD members to become leaders in nursing professional development.”

ANPD members gain an advantage from American Sentinel’s online classrooms and coursework. Students benefit from American Sentinel’s MySentinel™ Student Support services, which provide a distinctively personal one-on-one approach to online learning. These services include new student orientation, dedicated student success advisors, tutoring, student resource center, writing center, and discussion forum to interact with peers. Students also have access to comprehensive online library services, with help from virtual librarians who are available 24-hours a day.

The ANPD members can choose from American Sentinel accredited online RN to BSN nursing degree program, an RN to BSN/MSN fast-track program that enables RNs to earn their BSN and MSN degrees, an MSN program with five specializations: case management, infection prevention and control, nursing education, nursing informatics, and nursing management and organizational leadership, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with three specializations in executive, educational and informatics leadership, a Master of Business Administration-Healthcare, and an infection prevention and control certificate program.

About The Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)

The Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) advances the specialty practice of nursing professional development for the enhancement of healthcare outcomes. Professional development as a specialty of nursing practice is defined by standards, based on research, and critical to quality patient and organizational outcomes.

About American Sentinel University

American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited online nursing degree programs in nursing, informatics, MBA Health Care, DNP Executive Leadership and DNP Educational Leadership. Its affordable, flexible bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission for the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The DNP program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The university is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Accrediting Commission of DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.