In response to the growing demand for virtual patient care during COVID, the graduate nursing program at the university’s Harrisburg campus is preparing students for this latest industry shift through newly incorporated telehealth programming.
Nursing students are stepping into roles to directly assist in local COVID-19 vaccination programs and patient monitoring.
There are many ways to earn a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree. Widener’s program offers an assortment of degree tracks that meet students where they are to help them graduate into the health care field or take the next step in their careers.
Despite unpredictable circumstances created by the pandemic, Widener’s clinics and centers remain committed to serving its constituents through virtual connections and support.
As Widener continues to navigate these unprecedented times, the university is building on the success of the spring semester and preparing for a productive fall by upgrading technology to accommodate students’ learning needs and supporting faculty as they find creative ways to engage students.
A new online course gives students and members of the public the opportunity to examine COVID-19 from different subject areas taught by Widener's expert faculty at no cost.
The School of Nursing secured $214,000 to address the shortage of nurse educators through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program.
Whether applying from a four-year institution or a local community college, transfer students at Widener are finding academic programs that fit their goals and put them on track to earning a degree.
Graduate students showcased the experience and knowledge gained from hands-on research projects during this year's virtual Graduate Student Research Symposium.