Join the Stride Nursing Club
Explore Careers in Nursing
If you're considering a career in the nursing field, this is the club for you!
You may have seen nurses on TV lately. Maybe you have a family member or friend who is a nurse. But did you know there are a lot of different nursing career paths? The Stride Nursing Club is your opportunity to learn about the many types of in-demand nursing positions that are available for individuals of all education levels.
Learn from Experienced Nurses
Join us each month for an in-depth discussion with nurses from around the country as they share their career journeys. Dr. Sherri Wilson, RN, the director of Stride Career Prep's Healthcare Career Program, will lead the virtual conversation and you will have the opportunity to ask questions via live chat.
Why join the Stride Nursing Club?
Learn about many different nursing careers
Hear from leaders and
experts in the nursing field
Get answers to your
questions about nursing life
Discover the steps you need to take to
pursue your chosen nursing career path
How do I join the Stride Nursing Club?
The Stride Nursing Club is open to Stride Career Prep students and anyone else age 13 and up who is interested in learning more about nursing career pathways. To join, simply register for one of the speaker sessions. Teachers are also welcome to join and share the live or recorded sessions virtually with their class.
Review the schedule below and register for the topic(s) that interest you. All sessions will feature a live chat so you can ask the speakers questions. If you are unable to attend the live virtual event, a recording will be available afterwards. More speakers to be announced in the coming weeks. Watch this space!
Questions to Ask a Mentor: Advice from Top Leaders in Nursing
Thursday, December 15th, 2022, 6PM(ET)
Featuring: Dr. Ernest Grant, President, American Nurses Association; Blake Smith, Immediate Past President of American Association of Men in Nursing and Clinical Documentation Senior Analyst at Nebraska Medicine
5 Things You Need to Know About Pediatric Nursing
Thursday, October 27th, 2022 6PM(ET)
Featuring: Dr. Sarah Birch, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Leader from the Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C.; Eleanor Wafawanaka, Pediatric Registered Nurse; Dr. Lois Lopez, and Jordan Wilson; Nursing Leaders with backgrounds in the Pediatric Specialty
Missed a speaker? No worries! Click below to watch the full session.
The Nurse's Role in Healthcare Quality
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Birch, Blake Smith, RN, MSN, President American Association for Men in Nursing
The Nurse as a Policy Advocate
Speaker: Sheldon D. Fields, PhD, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, AACRN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN Research Professor and Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion College of Nursing at Penn State University
From the Bedside to the Board Room
Speaker:Karen Cox, PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN
The Nurse as Innovator
Speaker: Lydel A. Wright, MSN, NEA-BC
Highlights from Past Sessions
Click on the video to watch highlights from previously recorded sessions.
Highlights from The Role of Nurses: Imagining the Possibilities
Speaker: Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, National President of American Nurses Association
Highlight from The Nurses Role in Healthcare Quality
Speaker: Blake Smith, Clinical Documentation Specialist
Highlight from Opportunities in Public Health Nursing
Speaker: Rear Admiral Aisha K. Mix, Chief Nurse Officer, U.S. Public Health Service
Highlight on Nursing: From the Bedside to the Board Room
Speaker: Karen Cox, PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN
Highlight from Long-Term Care and Hospice Nursing
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Shepherd, American Nurses Association; Jimiere Smith, Director of Nursing, Long-Term Care; Mr. Anthony Young, Hospice Team Leader
Highlight from Medical/Surgical Nursing
Speakers: Ana Drummond, BSN, RN; Erika Nyquist, MSN, RN
Highlight from Nurse Anesthesiology
Speaker: Dr. Derrick C. Glymph, of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Dr. Wallena Gould, Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program; Lea Fuentes, CRNA student in the Doctoral Nurse Anesthesia Program
Highlight from The Nurse as Educator
Speaker: Dr. Janina Johnson, DNP, RN, CNE
Highlight from The Nurse as Author
Speaker: Dr. Scharmain Lawson
Highlight on Nursing: Nurse as Innovator
Speaker: Lydel A. Wright, MSN, NEA-BC
Highlights from The Critical Need for Diversity in Nursing
Speaker: Alana Cueto, MSN, RN, CNL, Nurse Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine