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Meet the School of Nursing 2022 Honors BSN cohort

October 17, 2019

The new OHIO School of Nursing Honors nursing track was approved in 2018-2019 and was launched in fall 2019 with its first cohort of five undergraduate Athens campus BSN nursing students who are among the top of their class.

$1.35 million grant awarded to OHIO to create new opioid workforce project

August 26, 2019

The Appalachian Ohio Opioid Workforce Expansion project award was made to Dr. Deborah Henderson, director of Ohio University’s School of Nursing (SON), for $1.35 million. The grant was awarded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration.

New accreditation awarded to Ohio University's School of Nursing program

July 21, 2019

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) is proud to announce that the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted accreditation status to the School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

Keynote speaker for CHSP's 'Serving the Underserved' nursing conference shares a message about the 'common language of health'

June 14, 2019

Dr. Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, APRN, associate professor and family nurse practitioner at the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine, served as the keynote speaker for this year’s “Serving the Underserved” Evidence Based Practice and Research Conference presented by Ohio University’s School of Nursing during National Nurses Week.

OHIO’s affordable RN to BSN online program expands to 23 states!

April 26, 2019

As national statistics continue to show a shortage of nurses and predict the need for nurses at an all-time high, Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions and School of Nursing have expanded the Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to 13 new states across the U.S., bringing the program’s presence to nearly half the country.

Graduates within CHSP’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice cohort reflect on program’s life-changing experiences

April 4, 2019

Ohio University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has graduated its first cohort and, as much as the group of 13 made its mark on the inauguration of the DNP, the personalized and quality educational benefits of the program equally left a positive, long-lasting impact on its new graduates.

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions creates partnership with Mt. San Jacinto College in Southern California

March 19, 2019

Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions is proud to announce its first articulation agreement in Southern California has been signed with Mt. San Jacinto College.

White Coat Ceremony honors 131 sophomores of the SON Class of 2021

February 25, 2019

More than 400 family members, friends and loved ones gathered to watch as 131 School of Nursing sophomores went through the rite of passage known as the White Coat Ceremony and took the nursing profession’s oath.

Narcan simulation becomes a (virtual) reality

January 17, 2019

During OHIO’s 2018 spring semester, Sherleena Buchman, assistant professor in the College of Health Sciences and Professions’ School of Nursing, watched as a Narcan simulation she created with a 12-student interprofessional team became reality. Now it has become virtual reality.

OHIO’s School of Nursing helps raise funds for fight against breast cancer

October 31, 2018

Students from Ohio University’s School of Nursing (SON)— based in the College of Health Sciences and Professions — helped raise more than $63,000 with Susan G. Komen’s 2018 Southeast Ohio Race for the Cure held on Oct. 14 at OHIO’s Peden Stadium.