COLLEGE OF NURSING | FALL 2021
When the demand for vaccine distribution was at an all-time high, UW Oshkosh College of Nursing students rose to the challenge and helped administer more than 4,200 COVID-19 shots to the community—thanks to a grant from Wisconsin Partnership Program.
Bonnie Nickash, Interim Dean
The nursing profession has faced unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing pandemic. Nurses have remained at the front lines providing care and support to individuals, families and communities. Therefore, it is fitting that the World Health Organization named 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and designated 2021 as the International Year of the Nurse Continued.
A University of Wisconsin Oshkosh nursing alumna and faculty member is using her skills and experience to help fellow nurses who want to advance their practice.
When looking for a topic for her doctor of nursing practice scholarly project, Olivia Cassiday saw potential in telehealth. She knew it would be increasingly important for healthcare providers to offer telehealth services. She knew, to some extent, it’s the way of the future.
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing (CON) scholarships often link the legacy of the past to the promise of the future. Take for example Roger and Marie Able who established a scholarship in 2002 to honor Phyllis Albrecht.
Points of Pride
scholarships totaling $118,450 awarded by CON during the 2020-21 academic year
Nurse Anesthesia degrees granted over the past two years
7,759 students graduated from CON since 1970
$500 tuition credit per semester offered to students working COVID-19 vaccination clinics
Our Prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program ranks third best in the state by the Nursing Schools Almanac
CON maintains a 100% certification pass rate and graduated 168 DNP-FNPs since the Doctor of Nurse Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner program began in 2012