Published on June 20, 2019

Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing Announces 100% Pass Rate on Licensure Exam

(June 20, 2019 – Sandusky, Ohio) Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing announced that the Class of 2019 had a 100% pass rate for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN® exam) is used by nursing regulatory bodies to test entry-level nursing competence of candidates for licensure as Registered Nurses.  The NCLEX is designed to test knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry-level. 

Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE, director at Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing said this about the achievement, “I am so proud of the Class of 2019 for doing such an amazing job. All of their hard work has paid off.  I have no doubt that these women will make exceptional nurses in our community.”

For additional information about the School of Nursing, call 419-557-7110 or visit our website at

Firelands Regional Medical Center is home to some of the nation’s best physicians and is one of the top-rated hospitals in the state. Firelands received Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best for Orthopedic Surgery and America’s 100 Best for Spine Surgery for 2019. Firelands is accredited in heart failure and is an American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Receiving Hospital, as well as a Certified Chest Pain Center. The health system is a Verified Level III Trauma Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, and is the area’s only Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services is one of the largest hospital based behavioral health and substance abuse programs in the state of Ohio. For more information about Firelands, visit



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