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Waynesburg to hold Nursing as a Career Day

The day highlights the BSN program

Teghan Simonton Oct 2, 2018

Waynesburg University will host Nursing as a Career Day for high school students interested in pursuing a career in nursing Thursday, Oct. 11. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in room 104 of the Center for Research and Economic Development on campus.

Nursing as a Career Day highlights Waynesburg’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The day will include tours, meetings with faculty, financial aid information and lunch. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with Waynesburg’s student representatives of the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania.

During the tours, participants will explore the University’s sophisticated simulation lab with nursing faculty and students. The high school students will learn how Waynesburg nursing students experience complex patient care in simulated situations and discover how the simulation lab provides an effective environment for students to learn and apply cognitive, psychomotor and decision-making skills for clinical practice.

In addition to its Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, Waynesburg University also offers an RN to BSN program, Master of Science degree in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration program and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

To register for Nursing as a Career Day, contact 1-800-225-7393.

Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is one of only 22 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.

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Ashley Wise, Director of University Relations

724-852-7675 or

Department of Nursing

Waynesburg’s Nursing Program has been consistently recognized for excellence, both regionally and nationally. The Nursing Schools Almanac ranked Waynesburg University at No. 49 nationwide out of 3,200 nursing schools considered; the same entity ranked Waynesburg at No. 12 in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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