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University of Illinois at Chicago

Preparing future nurses

Preparing future nurses

Nursing education is changing as rapidly as the health care profession itself. Patients in hospitals are sicker with more complex medical conditions, and in the community, the patient population is multicultural. Four area programs have adapted to ensure a steady supply of nurses trained for today’s – and tomorrow’s – health care environment.

Notre Dame of Maryland University

The nursing program at Notre Dame of Maryland University is marked by a number of innovations, but one of the most visible is a new dean of nursing – Kathy Wisser, Ph.D., RN, CNE, CPHQ.

Wisser, who started in...