Pirate Nurse Notes

From the Dean

Dr. Sylvia Brown

Dear Friends,

The beginning of a new school year is the perfect time to evaluate the progress we’ve made toward our goals and to begin working on others.

This fall we’ve made important strides in both at the College of Nursing.

Students continue to be at the forefront of our mission. We began our fall semester with an enrollment of 1,245 students in our programs. Of those, 12 Post-Masters and nine MSN students make up the first class in our new Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program that prepares nurses to address one of the nation’s foremost healthcare concerns…

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College of Nursing offers new Master of Nursing Science concentration

A new online program launched this semester by ECU’s College of Nursing is poised to help the region address its shortage of mental health care professionals. Graduates of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program will earn a Master of Nursing Science (MSN) degree or a post-master’s certificate as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

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Nursing student scholarships

College of Nursing celebrates scholarship donors and 75 recipients

Simulation week

Inaugural event highlights state-of-the-art technology

Breaking barriers

Interprofessional event brings health sciences students together

125 new students

BSN students officially introduced into nursing profession at pinning ceremony