August 16, 2022

Seven schools, hospitals starting new nursing programs

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

Seven schools and hospitals have added nursing programs and partnerships to help tackle the US nursing shortage, the August 10 Becker’s Hospital Review reports.

  • LSU Health New Orleans’ School of Nursing will offer three accelerated courses, beginning in January 2023.
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, is constructing a new College of Nursing and Public Health Excellence Building.
  • Great Plains Health, North Platte, Nebraska, is partnering with the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing for accelerated clinicals in its BSN program.
  • West Virginia Junior College, Morgantown, and Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, West Virginia, are collaborating on a hybrid nursing program.
  • Herzing University, Milwaukee, recently launched a School of Nursing, encompassing a variety of degree pathways.
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, is expanding its nursing program with three new degree options—Nursing Informatics, Nursing Leadership, and Nursing Education.
  • Klamath Community College, Klamath Falls, Oregon, added an LPN program.

This list will be updated as more programs are started.


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