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Gannon University's nursing program prepares you to enter professional nursing practice with care, confidence and competence. Our rigorous and engaging curriculum and intentional philosophy create an environment to support individual student needs and goals. The critical role of registered nurses in our health care system is ever-increasing, and so is the demand for highly skilled professionals. Start your journey with Gannon's Villa Maria School of Nursing and prepare for your rewarding career.
Gain real-world knowledge through key nursing courses including:
Health Assessment I: Develop an approach for conducting and documenting a comprehensive health assessment while learning to consider variations specific to gender, age, developmental level and culture. Apply health promotion strategies to identified populations.
Promoting Health in Child Rearing Families: Apply the nursing process in promoting health in pediatric populations through community-based clinical experiences, including ambulatory clinics, educational and inpatient sites.
Comprehensive Nursing Practicum: Synthesize knowledge, skills and experiences in selected health care settings to develop independence in professional practice through this senior nursing practicum.
Our nursing program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“Attending the nursing program at Gannon University has given me many opportunities to grow and develop as a person for my future career as a nurse. It helped me understand that wanting to become a nurse is more than just a career; it’s a passion for providing care, empathy, and advocacy for those in need. Gannon University Villa Maria School of Nursing gave me the chance to explore many aspects of nursing and be part of experiences that I will carry throughout my future career.”
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Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
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Dawn JoyAssistant ProfessorAssc Dean, School of NursingDirector
Valerie BakerAssociate Professor
Diann CooperAssistant Professor
Lorraine GdanetzAssistant ProfessorAssociate Director
Carol Heald AmannAssistant Professor
Karen LumiaAssistant Professor
Melissa LundAssociate Professor
Antonio MalitoAssistant ProfessorAssociate Director
Patricia MarshallAssistant Professor
Janet MinzenbergerAssistant ProfessorAssociate Director
Lisa QuinnAssociate ProfessorAssociate Director
Lisabeth SearingAssistant Professor
Brenda SnyderAssistant Professor
Jillian AbataAdjunct Lecturer
Tyler BabcockAdjunct Lecturer
Jean BulmerAdjunct Lecturer
James CaputoAdjunct Lecturer
Molly CollingwoodAdjunct Lecturer
Kathryn DenisonAdjunct Lecturer
Allison DiPlacidoAdjunct Lecturer
Sean ForsterAdjunct Lecturer
Nicole FriedlAdjunct Lecturer
Tina GarberAdjunct Lecturer
Sharon HeideckerAdjunct Lecturer
Emily HirschAdjunct Lecturer
Angella HortonAdjunct Lecturer
Briana IaniroAdjunct Lecturer
Colleen KomarAdjunct Lecturer
Kimberly LetizioAdjunct Lecturer
Mary LubiejewskiAdjunct Lecturer
Vesna ManjicAdjunct Lecturer
Cindy MiskoAdjunct Lecturer
Briana MitchellAdjunct Lecturer
Courtney PottsAdjunct Lecturer
Krystal RaineyAdjunct Lecturer
Heidi RichAdjunct Lecturer
Charmaine RohanAdjunct Lecturer
Emilee RotkoAdjunct Lecturer
Lacey RovnakAdjunct Lecturer
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Christina SocashAdjunct Lecturer
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Kimberly WalterAdjunct Lecturer
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