On Friday, September 9, Fairmont State University’s College of Nursing will host high school students interested in pursuing careers as professional nurses at the “A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student” event, taking place from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Education Building on campus. The aim of the event is to provide prospective students a glimpse into the life of a nursing student at Fairmont State.
Fairmont State University’s College of Nursing has expanded academic offerings through the launch of its traditional, in-person Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to address healthcare needs throughout the region.
Admission to the program will begin in the spring term of 2023, to be followed with a new cohort to be admitted annually each fall. Prospective students are eligible for admission to the traditional BSN program on a competitive basis.
Fairmont State University’s College of Nursing held its traditional White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 19 to honor nursing students transitioning into clinical practice.
WVU Medicine Children’s Vice President for Nursing Clinical Services and Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Mary Fanning, served as the keynote speaker for the ceremony and offered words of encouragement to the aspiring nurses.
Local high school students interested in pursuing careers as professional nurses were exposed to opportunities made available through healthcare professions at the West Virginia Nursing Academy hosted by the Fairmont State University College of Nursing.
Students completing the academy which took place Monday, June 27 – Wednesday, June 29 were honored at a closing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon where each student was presented with a completion certificate.
Fairmont State University’s College of Nursing will host a free nursing academy for local high school students interested in pursuing careers as professional nurses.
The academy will take place June 27 – 29 from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Fairmont State’s campus in the Education Building. Students eligible to participate include 10th – 12th graders residing in Harrison, Marion or Monongalia Counties.
Fairmont State philanthropists, alumni and Harrison County natives, Rusty and Kimberly Hutson were honored during a press conference on Tuesday for a series of gifts totaling $500,000 to benefit the School of Nursing. The celebration included the unveiling of the newly named Rusty & Kimberly Hutson Family Nursing Simulation Laboratory.
Fairmont State University and partner Mon Health System, Inc., have been selected as one of only four recipients nationwide of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program (NEPQR-SET) through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the 2020 grant funding cycle. The award was announced by U.S.
Fairmont State University has been ranked No. 2 for the Best Online RN to BSN Program in West Virginia by RegisteredNursing.org.
RegisteredNursing.org works to provide students with information to help make the right choice for them when selecting a nursing program. They build a database of nursing programs for all degree levels and specializations across the country and then filter out programs.
Fairmont State University’s School of Nursing has received approval from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Practice, ACEN, to waive the TEAS testing program admission requirement for the 2020-2021 academic year only. This is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which has closed the majority of the testing centers throughout the United States.
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