LPN to RN Programs, Firelands School of Nursing

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Course Information: LPN to RN Program

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

Nursing Access

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

Course coordinators:
Carmen Patterson, DNP, RN                 Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE
patterca@firelands.com                        wikeld@firelands.com

Medical Surgical Nursing

This course focuses on assessment and nursing care of the adult patient with medical and surgical conditions.

Course coordinators:
Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE            Lora Malfara, MSN, RN            Elizabeth Woodyard, MSN, RN
wikeld@firelands.com                    malfarl@firelands.com             woodyae@firelands.com

Psychiatric Nursing

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

Course coordinators:
Fran Brennan, MSN, RN                        Brian Seitz, MSN, RN
brennaf@firelands.com                         seitzbr@firelands.com

Maternal Child Nursing

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 coordinators:

Kelly Ammanniti, MSN, RN                    Monica Dunbar, MSN, RN
ammannk@firelands.com                      dunbarm@firelands.com

Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing

This course focuses on the utilization of the nursing process in the care of cardiovascular and complex patient situations as well as management of groups of patients. Additionally, the history of nursing and current professional issues are explored.

Course coordinators:
Amy Rockwell MSN, RN                         Carmen Patterson, DNP, RN
rockwea@firelands.com                         patterca@firelands.com

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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