TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News #1-ranked Villanova is pleased to have Ann A. Scheve, MS, RN, an instructor in its campus-based BSN completion program, as a faculty member in the online component of that program. Ms. Scheve has worked with older adults across the health care continuum for over 30 years. Her areas of interest include reducing the barriers that prevent older adults from attaining their health goals, and the concept of resiliency in aging. Ms. Scheve earned her undergraduate degree from Villanova University's College of Nursing and her Master's degree in Gerontological Nursing from Georgetown University.
Ms. Scheve teaches Health Assessment in the RN to BSN program. This 100% online course emphasizes the comprehensive nursing assessment of individuals and families, and gives students the opportunity to apply clinical skills such as interviewing, data collection, genograms and physical assessment.
"Our program places emphasis on educating nurses who will actively participate in professional matters that affect health care and whose practice will be guided by care, concern and respect for others," said M. Louise Fitzpatrick, EdD, RN, FAAN, Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor of Nursing for Villanova. "Professor Scheve is a Villanova alumna and an excellent role model of professional nursing."
Presented via state-of-the-art technology powered by University Alliance, this e-learning program enables students to view professor-led streaming video lectures online or download audio and video lectures for offline learning. Campus attendance is never required, and online program participants can complete clinical experiences at a health care facility near their home.
RNs are encouraged to apply to Villanova's online RN to BSN program now. Call 800-571-4948 or visit www.VillanovaU.com for information.
About the Villanova College of Nursing
The Villanova University College of Nursing, established in 1953, is a nationally recognized premier nursing program under Catholic auspices with a mission to create a synergy between compassion and clinical excellence. Based in suburban Philadelphia and educating the world, it is designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. The College provides a values-based undergraduate education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences that prepares students to assume positions as productive, ethical, and socially responsible citizens and leaders providing care in clinical and community settings. It also offers outstanding master's, PhD and DNP programs to prepare advanced practice nurses, administrators and nurse educators. Its environment for faculty and student scholarship, its respected continuing nursing education program and the leadership contributions of its students, faculty and alumni in nursing and health care are acknowledged around the world.
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