Nursing Education at Southern Vermont College
Our nursing graduates – past and future – are empowered with a degree that is recognized and valued by health care facilities and providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, medical centers, physicians in private practice and clinics.
Our graduates are employed in every specialty including pediatrics, critical care, obstetrics, medical, surgical and psychiatric nursing within the acute care setting as well as in non-acute care-settings such as primary care, long-term care, community health and hospice care.
Graduates of SVC are eligible to continue their professional academic development with the pursuit of master's and doctorate degrees which provide for greater career mobility. Advanced nursing practice includes Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Anesthetists, Certified Nurse Midwives, Case Managers, Nurse Educators, Nurse Administrators and Nurse Researchers.
At SVC you can pursue your career goals through two tracks: a four-year, pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing option or our RN to BSN degree option. To learn more, click on the links below.
The mission of the Division of Nursing (DON), in accordance with the mission of Southern Vermont College, provides a transformative learning environment which prepares our graduate as life-long learners able to provide quality nursing care. Read more here
svc offers SIMULATION LEARNING
SVC’s Health Education Center in downtown Bennington, just blocks from our campus, offers one of the only fully functioning simulation lab facilities in the regions. The HEC’s spacious facilities feature a dedicated low-fidelity skill laboratory, simulation and x-ray laboratories, technologically advanced classrooms and conference space to give our students real world experience. Click Here to learn More
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- Bobbe Ann Gray, Ph.D., R.N.C.-O.B., C.N.S.-B.C. (Interim Chair and Curriculum Consultant)
- Kathleen Atkins, M.S.N., B.S.N., R.N.
- Melissa Colvin-North, M.S.N., R.N., C.N.E.
- Sandra Fleischmann, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C.
- Eileen Rice, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
- Susan O. Sykas, M.S., A.P.R.N., P.N.P.-B.C., C.N.E. (on academic leave for 2013-2014)
- Mary Agoglia, M.A. (Nsg. Ed.), R.N. (part time)
- Christa Berthiaume, M.S.N., B.S.N. (part time)
- Joanne Heaton, M.S.N., B.S.N. (part time)
- Bernadette House M.S.N., B.S.N., A.S.N. R.N. (part time)
- Nancy Kupka, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., R.N. (part time)
- Kelley Sicley, M.S.N., B.S.N., R.N., N.P. (part time)
- Harriet Sullivan-Bibee, B.S.N., R.N. (part time)
Jennifer Ufnar - Instructor, the Division of Science & Technology.
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