Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, the WNC Health Network and the Mountain Area Health Education Center are partnering to present the third annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 10.
Six new students are enrolled in the RN to BSN Rural Education and Support scholarship program at Western Carolina University this fall as the university and Mission Health in Asheville continue their partnership to improve the quality of nursing care in rural Western North Carolina by increasing the number of baccalaureate-degree prepared nurses.
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the Western Carolina University School of Nursing a grant totaling nearly $1 million to develop community-based and primary care clinical experiences to help students enrolled in WCU’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs prepare for careers in those health care settings.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will host a sold-out audience for the second annual Western North Carolina Rural Health Symposium on Friday, April 22, at the Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park.
Prospective nursing students can learn about career opportunities in the field as Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing hosts its eighth annual Education Fair on Saturday, April 2, at WCU’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
The WHEE Wagon Program, a Western Carolina University School of Nursing outreach project helping medically fragile children, is partnering with participants in a WCU study-abroad course to provide an IV pole-equipped wagon to children in the United Kingdom.
WCU’s School of Nursing, which established the WHEE Wagon Program last spring to provide medically fragile children wagons with IV poles so they can play and just be a kid, recently donated two WHEE wagons to Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva.