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Welcome new nursing students.  Please check out everything you need to know prior to your arrival on campus in the fall.

Hartwick College Department of Nursing's Mission
Our mission is to educate a highly qualified, self-directed nurse who will competently function in the present and rapidly changing healthcare system of the future. The graduate will possess the personal, intellectual, and social skills necessary to meet the challenges of an ever-changing interdependent and diversified world.

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Voice: 607-431-4780
Fax: 607-431-4850

Call for Nominations
The Hartwick College Department of Nursing Alumni Committee is accepting nominations for its Distinguished Alumnus/a Award. Our alumni represent the Department and College locally, nationally, and internationally through their work as nursing professionals. The Department takes pride in the accomplishments of its alumni, and needs assistance in identifying those who meet the following award criteria: The Distinguished Alumnus/a Award is the highest recognition given by the Department of Nursing's Alumni Committee to an alumna or alumnus who has demonstrated continuous, outstanding, creative, and exemplary contributions to the profession of nursing or to healthcare. Nominees must be Hartwick College Nursing graduates and will be considered on the basis of leadership, achievement, and contribution in the areas of academia, administration, clinical practice, research, and/or service (professional and community). When submitting nominations, please indicate the area in which the nominee should be considered.

Nominations should be accompanied by information that supports the nomination (e.g., letters of support and pertinent materials such as a CV or resume). All nominations should be submitted no later than January 30 to Hartwick College, Attn: Alumni Committee, Department of Nursing, PO Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820.

18-Month Accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing Program
For further information go to the website. Please contact Donna Decker, Director of Nursing Opportunities, at 607-431-4790 or deckerd@hartwick.edu

Department News
New York State Senator James L. Seward '73, H'99 visited the Rural Health Nursing Theory andNYS Senator Seward Visits Nursing Department Practicum class on campus on January 17 to discuss issues relating to health and nursing in rural communities.

During his visit, Senator Seward spoke with students about a variety of issues and topics. In recent years, for instance, a Telemedicine and Mobile Health Technology Fund Initiative received grant funding. "The innovation of Telemedicine is a great help for us in rural areas," shared Seward. School-based health care centers, critical access hospitals and more were also discussed as strides taken toward addressing and improving rural health care. Read the full story about Senator Seward's visit.  A story about Senator Seward's visit was also published in The Daily Star.

Nursing Students: Download the Annual Physical Exam Record Form here (pdf document).

Ashley Gee '10

Ashley Gee '10

Amazing program ... the best nursing education I could have ever hoped to receive.

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