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NU School of Nursing offers first classes at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

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Wed, Aug 29th 2018 02:35 pm
Niagara University and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center launched a new partnership to improve educational opportunities for registered nurses by offering NU School of Nursing credit courses on the medical center's downtown campus. On hand for the first class were: Memorial Chief Nursing Officer JoAnn Pellegrino; enrolled nurses Anna Pennesi, Lynne Clark, Ron Lindaman, Amanda Martin, Amanda Kirbis, Victoria Fox, Erin McKean, Brandi Jackson and Julie Shannon; Memorial Director of Women's Services Vicki Smith; Niagara University School of Nursing Director Fran Crosby; and Memorial President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo.
Niagara University and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center launched a new partnership to improve educational opportunities for registered nurses by offering NU School of Nursing credit courses on the medical center's downtown campus. On hand for the first class were: Memorial Chief Nursing Officer JoAnn Pellegrino; enrolled nurses Anna Pennesi, Lynne Clark, Ron Lindaman, Amanda Martin, Amanda Kirbis, Victoria Fox, Erin McKean, Brandi Jackson and Julie Shannon; Memorial Director of Women's Services Vicki Smith; Niagara University School of Nursing Director Fran Crosby; and Memorial President and CEO Joseph A. Ruffolo.
Niagara University and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Wednesday launched a new partnership to improve educational opportunities for registered nurses by offering NU School of Nursing credit courses on the medical center's downtown campus. The courses will enable registered nurses enrolled as students to earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree.
The university is also making nursing classes available online to nurses enrolled in the program.
A cohort of 11 nurses from Memorial and other area hospitals began their studies with classes in foundations of professional nursing and health assessment and promotion. They were welcomed by Niagara University School of Nursing Director Fran Crosby, Ed.D., R.N.
Niagara University will provide faculty members to teach the program's courses and will work with the medical center to identify opportunities for case studies, research projects, guest speakers and other resources to enhance students' learning experiences.

 
Niagara University School of Nursing Director Fran Crosby, Ed.D., R.N., welcomes the first cohort of enrolled nurses to Niagara University nursing classes being taught at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

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