Published on August 11, 2017

Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Receives $62,000 Grant

(August 11, 2017 – Sandusky, Ohio) Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing received a grant for $62,037 from the Ohio Board of Nursing Nurse Education Grant Program. The grant period is from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019.

The funds from the grant will be used to purchase SimMom®, a high fidelity simulation mannequin that will be used to provide students with realistic maternity experiences, a SimJunior® simulator update for a high fidelity pediatric simulation mannequin, and an IV pump to help prepare students for clinical experience.

“We are thrilled to receive this grant, which will allow us to add to our educational tools and better serve students in the Firelands School of Nursing,” said the Director of the School of Nursing, Holly Price.

In addition to this accomplishment, the Firelands School of Nursing class of 2017 had a 100 percent passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The NCLEX-RN licensure exam is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether or not a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice.

Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing has provided nursing education for over 100 years, graduating over 1,800 students. Firelands Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for its exceptional care.

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