Minneapolis (January, 23 2017)— Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is proud to announce that Dr. Joan Rich, Rasmussen College’s Vice President of Nursing, was recently appointed to the National League for Nursing (NLN) Foundation for Nursing Education’s new Advisory Council. Dr. Rich will join nine other leaders from across the country on the Advisory Council, and is one of only five members representing a higher education institution. The group of industry leaders will help provide insight into the future of nursing education and work to overcome challenges the industry faces, as well as build awareness of the NLN Foundation, its mission and the work it does to provide faculty scholarships annually.
The National League for Nursing, the longest-running nursing organization in the United States, is an association dedicated to nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN has a 100+ year history of providing its members with professional development and networking opportunities, offering testing services and nursing research grants in nursing education as well as leading public policy initiatives.
In late 2017, after years of being a member, Rich was approached by NLN CEO, Dr. Beverly Malone, to sit on the Council. “It is a true honor to represent Rasmussen College and all nursing educators by being a member of the NLN Advisory Council,” said Rich. “My fellow Council members come from vast backgrounds with extensive experience; the sheer brain power in the room is humbling. Together, we can empower and offer innovative nursing education across the globe to help build the future of nursing education.”
About the Rasmussen College School of Nursing
The Rasmussen College School of Nursing offers quality on-campus and online Nursing programs designed to help graduates get into the field quickly and with a strong foundation of real-world experience and skills. Rasmussen College offers three pre-licensure nursing options including Practical Nursing, Professional Nursing and an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Additionally, Rasmussen College offers two post-licensure online offerings, a RN to BSN Entrance Option and Master of Science in Nursing program. Courses are taught by dedicated and skilled nurse faculty who know what it takes to launch and advance a successful nursing career in the growing healthcare field. With four start dates throughout the year and no wait lists for qualified applicants at many campuses, students can prepare to start or advance their career.
“All of our Nursing courses are taught by experienced nurse faculty with classroom sizes that enable faculty to focus on the individualized learner needs. We also have strong community partnerships that allow our students to have access to a variety of clinical opportunities, which allows them to hone their skills, grow their confidence, gain experience and make connections,” said Rich.
To learn more about the Rasmussen College School of Nursing or apply for the Spring term, please visit http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/nursing/.
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