Items listed under "nursing education"

Instructor Daria Byrne Earns Faculty of the Year Award

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing   Daria Byrne, EdD, MSN, RN is a recipient of a 2017 Faculty of the Year Award. Dr. Byrne received this award based on student nominations. Daria Byrne...  [Read More]

Why I Went Into Nursing: Mary Lee Pollard, PhD, RN, CNE

The Pulse Committee presents “Why I Went Into Nursing,” an installment of interviews with faculty within Excelsior’s School of Nursing. The purpose of these interviews is to provide students with a more unique, personal view of “who’s who” in the School. Why I...  [Read More]

Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and their Families

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing Did you know Excelsior College offers an 8 week, 3 credit hour elective course called NUR 340: Caring for our Nation’s Heroes and their Families? This course is...  [Read More]

National Nurses Week: What is Your Personal View of Nursing?

We thought we’d end Nurses Week by asking select faculty at Excelsior College what the profession means to them. Join us in celebrating the importance of nursing and how it contributes to making us who we are. “What is your personal view...  [Read More]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 2)

By Caroline K. Mosca PhD, RN (continued from Part 1) Online baccalaureate nursing programs offer the working nurse an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a user-friendly fashion. Nurses can work from the comfort of their own homes and still...  [Read More]

School of Nursing Represents Excelsior at Baccalaureate Education Conference

By Dr. Barbara Pieper and Dr. Patti Cannistraci The 2016 Baccalaureate Education Conference, sponsored by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), was held in Anaheim, CA with the theme of “Innovating Nursing Education to Improve the Health of the Nation.” ...  [Read More]

Test Taking Strategies

By Lisa Robert   Test taking techniques are strategies one can utilize to analyze a test item. The most important skill for the test taker is the ability to read the question carefully and determine the key elements in each question. Each...  [Read More]

Kehm and Ludwig to Present at Royal College of Nursing’s 100 Year Celebration

In March 2016, Bonny Kehm and Fran Ludwig, faculty program directors in the BS in nursing program, will be speaker presenters at the Royal College of Nursing Education Forum International Conference and Exhibition in England. Their presentation, “Returning to Our Roots: Person-Centered Care...  [Read More]