Western Carolina University recently joined 19 North Carolina universities, colleges, organizations and health agencies in the creation of a new statewide alliance designed to increase minority representation in the health professions.
A course for nurses and nursing students, “Legal and Ethical Implications for Nurses,” will be offered in Asheville on Thursday, April 16, by WCU’s School of Nursing and Office of Continuing and Professional Education.
Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will host its first annual Rural Health Symposium in Asheville on Friday, March 27, to shed light on factors that impact the health of the citizens of rural Western North Carolina.
A statewide initiative to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees, an effort launched six years ago at WCU, reached a major milestone Thursday, May 8, as leaders from three Western North Carolina community colleges and several mountain area hospitals celebrated the program’s first graduating class.
Representatives of Isothermal Community College and WCU met recently to sign two articulation agreements to smooth the path for ICC students transferring to WCU to earn their bachelor’s degrees in business or nursing.