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SIUE School of Nursing partners with Baptist Health Madisonville


Thanks to a new partnership with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing, Baptist Health Madisonville (Ky.) nurses can obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing in as little as one year from the comfort of their homes.

“We are excited to work with Baptist Health to offer our online, accelerated RN to BS in nursing degree,” said Dr. Roberta Harrison, assistant dean for undergraduate programs at SIUE School of Nursing. “This is a great opportunity to reach more working nurses throughout Kentucky to offer our affordable, progressive and innovative online program.”

SIUE’s accelerated RN to BS program is offered in a flexible, entirely online format to accommodate the needs of working RNs.

Dr. Laura Bernaix, dean of the SIUE School of Nursing, said the program was designed based upon the input and needs of nurses working in the industry.

“Our program offers the working RN a contemporary curriculum, as well as an easily accessible and affordable format for obtaining their baccalaureate degree in nursing,” said Bernaix. “Unique to its design is the technical and instructional support that is available to meet the individual needs of each student.”

— From the Illinois Business Journal

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