Regular Nursing Program: Course Information
When students complete the three-year nursing program, they receive a diploma in nursing from the Firelands School of Nursing which qualifies graduates to take the registered nurse licensure examination. Graduates also receive an Associate of Science degree from BGSU Firelands. A number of the BGSU Firelands courses are provided on the Firelands School of Nursing campus.
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 the most qualified and experienced faculty, who strive to model compassion and professionalism to their students.
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.
Michelle Bussard, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE
Medical Surgical Nursing
This course focuses on assessment and nursing care of the adult patient with medical and surgical conditions.
Nicole Lawrence, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
This course surveys the common mental disorders, their prevention and treatment and nursing care.
Fran Brennan, MSN, RN
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.
Kelly Ammanniti, MSN, RN
Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing
This course focuses on the utilization of the nursing process in the care of cardiovascular and complex patient situations and management of groups of patients.
Amy Rockwell, MSN, RN
Brian Seitz, MSN, RN
Current Issues in the Health Services
This nonclinical nursing course examines the history of nursing and current professional issues.
Dawn Wikel, MSN, RN, CNE