Application Deadline extended until further notice for Accelerated BSN Program!
May 12-14, 2014 - Hurst Review from 8 to 4:30 pm in Room 232 . Register at: Registration Hurst Review or call 1-800-234-0575.
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The student group is diverse and consists of students seeking the nursing degree for their initial career, students entering nursing for a career change, current RNs seeking a Master’s degree in nursing, and RNs returning to school for the baccalaureate degree. Interacting with such a diverse group of students and a faculty with a broad range of experience and interests provides opportunity for the personal and intellectual development needed for the student preparing for the role of the professional nurse.
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National Certified Nurses Day - March 19, 2014
The Whitson-Hester School of Nursing celebrates its faculty on National Certified Nurses Day. Over 70% of the nursing faculty holds nationally recognized certification through 6 different certifying organizations in 10 different areas of professional nursing practice. To obtain a certification, nurses complete additional education, training, and time in clinical practice, specified by the certifying organization and beyond minimum education, training, and practice requirements. In addition, continuous education, training, and clinical practice is required to maintain these certifications. We congratulate the following faculty for these distinctive areas of certification:
Dr. Kim Hanna - Board Certified Nurse Leader (CNL)
Professor Jennifer Mabry - Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Professor Tammy Howard - Board Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP-BC); RNC-OB
Professor Susan Clark - Board Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP); Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
Dr. Melissa Geist - Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP); Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Dr. Rachel Hall - Board Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)
Professor Ann Hellman - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)
Professor Barbara Jared - Board Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (SHNC-BC)
Professor Rebecca Turpin - Board Certified Nurse Executive, Advanced (NEA-BC)
Professor Bedelia Russell - Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP-PC); Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Professor Jenny Maffett - Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC)
Professor Emily Lee - Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Thank you for your commitment to excellence!