Course Information

Course Information

Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing offers courses that explore a range of topics from the foundational concepts of nursing to concepts of critical care and patient care management. All courses are taught by the most qualified and experienced faculty, who strive to model compassion and professionalism to their students.  

Nursing Foundations

This first nursing course provides a general background in health, health agencies, the role of the professional registered nurse, components of the nursing process and practice in fundamental nursing skills.

Course coordinator:
Michelle Bussard, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE 
bussarm@firelands.com

Nursing Care of Adults I

This course focuses on assessment and nursing care of the adult patient with endocrine, gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal, neurological, musculoskeletal and respiratory disorders.

Course coordinator:
Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN
wikeld@firelands.com 

Nursing Care of Adults II

This course focuses on assessment and nursing care of the adult patient with hematologic, immune, reproductive and sensory disorders and cancer.

Course coordinator:

Amy Rockwell, MSN, RN
rockwea@firelands.com

Nursing Care of Adults III

This course focuses on the utilization of the nursing process in the care of cardiovascular and complex client situations and management of groups of clients.

Course coordinator: 
Therese Bower, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CNS
bowert@firelands.com 

Psychiatric Nursing

This course surveys the common mental disorders, their prevention and treatment and nursing care.

Course coordinator:
Katherine Vanderpool, MSN, RN
vanderk@firelands.com 

Med Surg Nursing Advanced Concepts

This course focuses on assessment and nursing care of the adult patient with endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal, integumentary, neurological, musculoskeletal, respiratory, hematologic, liver, immune, reproductive and sensory disorders and cancer.

Course coordinator:
Kelly Ammanniti MSN, RN
ammannk@firelands.com 

Maternal Child Nursing/Maternal Child Nursing Advanced Concepts

This course focuses on the nursing care of the childbearing family and children from infancy through adolescence during health and illness in a variety of settings.

Course coordinator:
Holly A. Myers MSN, RN
myersho@firelands.com

Nursing Access

Licensed practical nurses who are studying to become registered nurses take this transition nursing course.

Course coordinator: 
Joli B. Reising MSN, MEd, RN, CNE, CNS
reisinj@firelands.com  

Current Issues in the Health Services

This nonclinical nursing course examines the history of nursing and current professional issues.

Course coordinator:

Holly J. Price, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF
priceh@firelands.com