nursing schools in Ohio

Faculty & Staff

The School of Nursing is staffed by a highly educated group of professionals with specific areas of expertise.

Dawn A. Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE
Director, School of Nursing
Current Issues in Health Services
ADN: Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Certified nurse educator: National League for Nursing

Amy M. Rockwell, MSN, RN
Assistant Director, School of Nursing
Diploma: Providence Hospital School of Nursing Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

Kelly M. Ammanniti, MSN, RN
Faculty, Maternal-Child Nursing
Diploma: Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: Lourdes College, Sylvania, Ohio
MSN: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Frances M. Brennan, MSN, RN
Faculty, Psychiatric Nursing
Certificate: Practical Nursing, Gateway Community College, Phoenix, Arizona
ADN: Gateway Community College, Phoenix, Arizona
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

Michelle M. Bussard, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS–BC, CNE
Faculty, Medical-Surgical Nursing
Diploma: Fairview Hospital School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio
MSN: University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
PhD: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Certificate in Advanced Practice Nursing: American Nurses Association Credentialing Center
Certified Nurse Educator: National League for Nursing

Nicole T. Lawrence, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Faculty, Medical-Surgical Nursing
Diploma: Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
MSN: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Certified Nurse Educator: National League for Nursing

Holly A. Myers, DNP, RN, CNE
Faculty, Maternal Child Nursing
Diploma: Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
DNP: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Carmen L. Patterson, MSN, RN
Faculty, Medical-Surgical Nursing
AAS: Health Information, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Diploma: Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
AA: Lourdes College of Nursing, Sylvania, Ohio
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: Nursing Education, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

Brian M. Seitz, MSN, RN
Faculty, Medical-Surgical Nursing
AS: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Diploma: Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MSN: University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

Lara B. Wilken, MSN, RN
Faculty, Medical-Surgical Nursing
AS: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Diploma: Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Sandusky, Ohio
BSN: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
MSN: Chamberlain Unversity, Downers Grove, Illinois

Holly M. Harlan, BA
Learning Resources Coordinator
BA: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Amy J. Planthaber, MA, NCICS
Registrar/Bursar
AA: Bowling Green State University, Firelands College, Huron, Ohio
BLS: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
MA: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
NCICS: National Center for Competency Testing, Overland Park, Kansas

Barbara Reitz
Financial Coordinator
BA: Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Mary Daniel, BSBA
Loan Specialist
BSBA: Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio

The School of Nursing Personnel

Carmen Patterson, MSN, RN
Health Program Coordinator

Kelly Ammanniti, MSN, RN
Fran Brennan, MSN, RN
Holly Myers, DNP, RN, CNE
Learning Assistance Program Faculty

Amy Rockwell, MSN, RN
Nursing Skills Laboratory Coordinator

Michelle Bussard, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS–BC, CNE
Simulation Laboratory Coordinator

Diane T. Fitzthum, ABA
Administrative Secretary

Contact the Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing

1912 Hayes Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-557-7110 
Fax: 419-557-7116 

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