Thursday, February 2nd, 2000
Wilmington College conducts Masters in Nursing sessions
The Nursing Division of Wilmington College will conduct information sessions this school year about its Graduate Nursing (MSN) programs.
One session will be held in New Castle on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Another session will be held at the college's Georgetown site on the campus of Delaware Tech on Wednesday, March 15.
The Georgetown Session will be in the William A. Carter Partnership Center from 5:30-7 p.m.
Wilmington College's MSN programs offer Nurse Leadership and Nurse Practitioner concentrations and Post-MSN Certificate options.
The Nurse Leadership concentration has an emphasis on either Executive Practice or Nurse Educator.
The Nurse Practitioner concentrations include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner.
There are three Post-MSN Certificate options. They are Family Nurse Practitioner, Educator and Executive Practice.
The MSN program is designed to prepare professional nurses for roles in advanced practice.
The curriculum emphasizes the relationships among advanced nursing practice, theory, and scholarly inquiry.
Nurses prepared at the graduate level have the opportunity to influence health policy and to practice with a high level of autonomy in a variety of settings.
The program is accredited by the National league for Nursing Accrediting Commission and is designed to meet the standards of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Anyone wishing to attend any of the sessions listed above is asked to RSVP to one of the following numbers:
For New Castle campus sessions: Barbara Wilson, (302) 328-9407; For Georgetown site sessions: Jim Hartzell, 856-5780.
Coping with loss
"Are you trying to cope with the loss of a partner through death, separation or divorce? Come to "The Beginning Experience," a coping group that meets for nine consecutive Mondays, Feb. 7 through April 3, 7-9 p.m., at Delaware Tech, Georgetown. For more information call Margaret at 629-4735 or David at 856-4999.

Support Group meeting
The Sussex Fibromyalgia Support Group will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Classroom A.
The guest, Mabes Morrill from Lewes, will present a program on "the Benefits of Yoga" to include group participation. Relatives and friends are welcome. For more information, call Chris Bauer at 629-6611.

Self-paced instruction
Allied healthcare workers can earn required continuing education credits with self-paced, computer-based instruction modules approved by the American Association of Respiratory Care.
The courses are available through the Prometric Testing Center at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus.
They have been designed for use as both a competency evaluation and a cross-training tool for all allied healthcare providers. For details call 854-6966.