Being a nursing student at UW-Eau Claire is about more than just taking the classes, passing the exams, and getting across that stage at graduation. It's about learning how to solve complex challenges, how to interact with real patients, and how to apply what you've learned in the classroom to real-world situations. It's about learning how to become a great nurse, nurse educator, or nurse administrator.
Student nurses make house calls on the farm
An innovative program gets UW-Eau Claire nursing students out in the field and on the farm, bringing health screenings and safety information to immigrant and rural farm workers.
UW-Eau Claire winter commencement held Dec. 20
Winter commencement exercises for 761 students at UW-Eau Claire were held Dec. 20.
Meet Dr. Mel Kantor
With over 35 years of expertise in health care, public health, epidemiology, dentistry and academic scholarship, Dr. Mel Kantor brings a range of experience and knowledge to UW-Eau Claire. He is poised to further strengthen the health science programs.
Environmental Public Health grad returns to UWEC
Laura Suppes ’07, a UW-Eau Claire environmental public health graduate, has returned to campus as an assistant professor of environmental public health.
Dr. Mary Canales receives grant for community research
Dr. Mary Canales, professor of nursing, has received a UW-Madison grant to continue community research into food insecurity and hunger in our area.
Across the nation and around the world, nurses promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. Nurses changes lives. Our cultural immersion experiences will forever change you as an advocate for patients, families and communities.How will you change?
Enhanced learning opportunities
There are numerous opportunities to work with technologies in the department of Nursing. You'll be learning in high-tech classrooms and state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Labs and have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects and service-learning activities that benefit the community. You also participate in clinical experiences at diverse health care settings in the Chippewa Valley and at sites throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Take the next step in your nursing career. The BSN Completion Program is a flexible option for busy nurse professionals. With the majority of courses offered online, you can keep working and earn your BSN. Plus, you’ll be prepared for graduate programs.Learn more about BSN Completion
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