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Purdue University Global offers tuition discounts for nursing services staff

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Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services staff, contract nurses and immediate family members will be afforded a 14% reduction for graduate programmes and 10% reduction for doctoral programmes.


By U2B Staff 

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Purdue University Global School of Nursing is partnering with Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services to provide affordable education to its nursing staff and family members.

This partnership will provide Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services staff, contract nurses and immediate family members the opportunity to receive an online education with tuition reduction from the university.

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Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services offers pediatric, in-home nursing for over a quarter-century. 

The Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an associate’s degree programme, RN-BSN, six Master of Science in Nursing specialities and Doctor of Nursing programmes. 

Purdue University Global also offers programmes in business, criminal justice, human services and psychology, among others. The partnership does not include Concord Law School or aviation programmes.

Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services staff, contract nurses and immediate family members, including spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings and parents, will be afforded 20% tuition reduction for undergraduate programmes, 14% reduction for graduate programmes and 10% reduction for doctoral programmes.

“Purdue University Global School of Nursing is pleased to be partnering with Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services in support of its laser-focused mission to build nursing excellence in the home setting and looks forward to providing numerous pathways for career advancement in nursing education,” said Melissa Burdi, Purdue Global vice president and dean for the School of Nursing.

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Kathy Mitchell, Continuum’s national director of nursing, said: “As part of Continuum Pediatric Nursing Service’s long-standing commitment to clinical excellence, we’re thrilled to be able to offer these educational programmes to our staff members.

“The partnership with Purdue Global provides our nursing team with the ability to receive discounted, world-class education for those interested in working toward an advanced degree online.”

Purdue University Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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