Back Into the Fold
Last fall, the WellStar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University added 11 slots to its RN…
Georgia (Jul 17, 2009) — Last fall, the WellStar School of Nursing at Kennesaw State University added 11 slots to its RN refresher/re-entry program. The slots were filled immediately, so the school added another 11 in the spring.“We’re seeing a lot more demand for this program right now,” said Anne White, DSN, RN, director of the Continuing Education division of the WellStar College of Health and Human Services. “We could take even more students, but we can’t place them clinically, be The challenge is finding preceptors in the right specialties and locations to work with former nurses. Returning nurses most log 160 clinical hours under a qualified preceptor. Kennesaw State’s classroom and online students come from all over the state.
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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.