Purdue University Global to provide tuition-reduced educational opportunities to Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services

WEST LAFAYETTE – An educational 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 Purdue University Global.

“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.

The Purdue Global School of Nursing offers an associate’s degree program, RN-BSN, six Master of Science in Nursing specialties, and Doctor of Nursing programs. Additional Purdue Global offerings include business, criminal justice, human services, and psychology, among others. The partnership does not include Concord Law School or aviation programs.

Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services staff, contract nurses, and immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, children, siblings, and parents) will be afforded a 20 percent tuition reduction for undergraduate programs, 14 percent reduction for graduate programs, and a 10 percent reduction for doctoral programs.

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

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits, and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue 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. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering, and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit purdueglobal.edu.

About Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services

Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services has been delivering extraordinary, high-quality pediatric, in-home nursing for over a quarter-century. We’re dedicated to providing care, healing, and comfort to children, their families, and loved ones. We’re nurse-managed and nurse-driven, and we change lives by changing what’s possible in the home.

Information:Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu

Sources: Michelle Carlson , Melissa Burdi, Kathy Mitchell