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Regular RN Program: Course Information

When students complete the three-year nursing program, they receive an RN diploma in nursing from the Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing which qualifies graduates to take the registered nurse licensure examination. Graduates also receive a non-nursing associate degree from BGSU Firelands College.

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 qualified and experienced faculty and teaching assistants, 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:
Amy Rockwell, MSN, RN | rockwea@firelands.com

Medical Surgical Nursing

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

Course coordinators:
Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE | wikeld@firelands.com           

Lora Malfara, MSN, RN | malfarl@firelands.com 

Elizabeth Woodyard, MSN, RN | woodyae@firelands.com

Psychiatric Nursing

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

Course coordinators:
Fran Brennan, MSN, RN | brennaf@firelands.com               

Brian Seitz, MSN, RN |  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 | ammannk@firelands.com

Monica Dunbar, MSN, RN | 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 coordinator:
Amy Rockwell, MSN, RN  | rockwea@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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