Fall 2014 BSN on-campus orientation!
The on-line RN-BSN completetion program on-campus orientation for Fall 2014 was held on August 14, 2014 at FSU's Nursing Education and Research Center. Of the 96 enrolled students 50 (which is pretty awesome for an online program!) were in attendance:
Happy RNs as they embark on the BSN path of their journey in life-long learning!
BSN pre-licensure class of 2016 (above and below)!
FSU honored Joylene S. Thompson, pre-licensure BSN due to graduate December, 2014, on April 24, 2014 as the Female Student Athlete of the year! Joylene was the senior middle hitter on the Women's Volleyball. Congratulations Joylene!
The VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) Program gives outstanding registered nursing students who have completed their junior in an accredited clinical program the opportunity to develope competencies in clinical nursing while at a VA-approved health care facility. Learning opportunities include didactic or classroom experiences, competency-based clinical practice with a qualified RN-preceptor, and participation in nursing-focused clinical conferences (see http://www.vacareers.va.gov/VACAREERS/students-trainees/nurses.asp for this information).
Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VALOR Program
Front row from left: Sharonda Boykin, RN, MSN, NPD, VALOR Program Coordinator (FVAMC); Dianna Cueli, MedicalSurgical VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Katie Galbreath, MedicalSurgical VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation)
Back row from left: Richard Garshong, Operating room VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Jennifer Devlin, Emergency Dept. VALOR Student (FSU BSN Fall 2014 graduation); Wanda Jesse, RN, NPD, Professional Development Collaboration Chair (FVAMC)
Nurse's Week 2014
The VAMC held an "Old School" nursing uniform fashion contest! First place was won by Katie Galbreath (BSN Fall 2014 graduation) and 2nd place was won by Diana Cueli (BSN Fall 2014 graduation). Congratulations Katie and Diana!