Nightingale College Hosts Local Health Care Networking Events

Friday, February 15, 2019 General News
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Blended-Distance Nursing College in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming welcomes health care professionals to meet nursing learners and graduates

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb, 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Nightingale College, a fully accredited nursing school, announced today its upcoming networking

events to be held at partner facilities throughout Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.

These networking events provide an opportunity for prospective and current nursing learners and alumni to cultivate relationships with health care professionals in their community. Representatives from health care facilities are also invited to explore partnership opportunities for expanding accessibility to nursing education.

"Nightingale College is excited to connect future nurses with experienced health care professionals," said Mikhail Shneyder, President of Nightingale College. "Together we can improve patient outcomes by addressing the nursing shortage."

The College's Open House Events will take place on the following dates:

February 19, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • Gateway Transitional Care Center (527 Memorial Dr., Pocatello, Idaho)

February 20, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • The APEX Center (8211 N. Ustick Rd., Boise, Idaho)

February 21, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • Sawtooth Behavioral Health (650 Addison Ave W. 300 B, Twin Falls, Idaho)
  • Evanston Regional Hospital (190 Arrowhead Dr., Evanston, Wyoming)
  • Granite Rehabilitation and Wellness (3128 Boxelder Dr., Cheyenne, Wyoming)
  • Draper Rehabilitation and Care Center (12702 S. Fort St., Draper, Utah)
  • Heritage Park Healthcare and Rehabilitation (2700 W. 5600 S., Roy, Utah)

February 23, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

  • Bella Terra (178 S. 1200 E. St. George, Utah)

Many of these partner facilities also houses the College's DDC area hub where learners gain hands-on nursing skills. Partners and health care facilities interested in joining the consortium to provide experiential learning are welcome to tour the hub and meet Nightingale staff and faculty to learn about the College's unique education model. This hybrid-virtual model allows learners to take didactic courses online and complete experiential learning requirements at local health care partner facilities such as hospitals and long-term care facilities, as well as the local experiential learning hub.

The College offers two programs with this model, the ADN Program, which can be completed in as few as 20 months, and the 32-month BDN Program.

"Nightingale College is thrilled to be educating nurses in these communities," said Blake Halladay, Senior Manager of Partnerships. "We look forward to what these networking events will bring, and what it will mean for the future of nursing education and health care in rural and underserved areas."

For additional information about the networking event, please email careerservices@nightingale.edu. This is a free event that is open to all. No reservation required.

ABOUT NIGHTINGALE COLLEGE Nightingale College creates avenues to accessible nursing programs with its fully accredited distance education associate and bachelor's degree nursing programs. Supporting the growing need for nurses and providing strategies to combat the nursing shortage, the College's programs work to not only grow but maintain homegrown nurses with the help of local health care systems. Nightingale College emphasizes graduating future nurses who are confident, competent and compassionate. Since its establishment in 2010 in Ogden, Utah, the College has graduated nurses in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. To learn more about the College, its mission, and programs, visit http://nightingale.edu/.

 

SOURCE Nightingale College



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