Shorter College School of Nursing receives exam tables from Coosa Medical Group
June 3 - The Shorter College School of Nursing recently received a donation of four medical examination tables courtesy of Coosa Medical Group.
Shorter’s School of Nursing is housed inside the Coosa Medical Group building located on Riverbend Drive. Dr. Vanice Roberts, nursing school dean, was pleased to accept the donation on behalf of the school. “This is a wonderful community donation in support of the School of Nursing,” said Roberts. An exam light was also donated by Coosa Medical. Nursing students will incorporate the use of the exam tables and light during their course of study.
Coosa Medical Group neurologists Dr. Carl Billian (far right) and Dr. William Naguszewski pose for a photo with Shorter College School of Nursing Dean Dr. Vanice Roberts (center) and administrative assistant April Allen. The group is standing alongside one of four exam tables donated to the college by Coosa Medical Group.
Set to launch in the fall of 2010, Shorter’s nursing program recently received high acclaim from the Georgia Board of Nursing after a review of their first progress report, explained Roberts.
“Not only was Report I accepted by the GBON, but Julia Gould, the nursing education consultant for the nursing board, said that it was a ‘quality report’ and a ‘treat to read.’ I credit the creative curriculum organization to an incredible team effort to plan a nursing program that will prepare the professional nurse for a health care system that is, at best, constantly changing and, at times, chaotic, uncertain and ambiguous,” Roberts said.
The nursing curriculum is built on a solid liberal arts foundation that provides the graduate with the ability to apply knowledge and critical reasoning in the areas of communication, assessment, cultural sensitivity and resourcefulness. Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will use liberal arts foundation courses such as English, communication, psychology, sociology, growth and development, history, and political science to provide a sound foundation for the diverse complex health care needs of today.
For more information about Shorter’s nursing program, log on to www.shorter.edu/academics/nursing/nursing.
Founded in 1873, Shorter College is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas, master’s level and undergraduate degree programs for working adults, online courses, and a vibrant intercollegiate athletic program. Shorter will transition to university status June 1, 2010. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.