BEACH -- "Superb,"
"helpful" and "outstanding role models" are
just some of the accolades registered nurses (RNs) in hospitals
and community health agencies receive from nursing students and
faculty at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Miss is very grateful to RNs for the manner in which they have guided,
directed, coached and mentored students in all of our nursing degree
programs -- bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN), registered
nurse-bachelor of science in nursing degree (RN-BSN), registered
nurse-master of science in nursing degree (RN-MSN) and master of
science in nursing degree (MSN) -- across the last 25 years,"
said Dr. Mary Coyne, professor and coordinator of the School of
Nursing at Southern Miss Gulf Coast.
nurses demonstrate the very best of what it means to be a nurse
by knowledgeably and compassionately providing quality care to patients,"
week is National Nurses Week, Southern Miss Gulf Coast's nursing
program wishes to thank all of the nurses and their health care
agencies for their invaluable assistance: Biloxi Regional Medical
Center, Garden Park Community Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center,
Gulf Oaks, Hancock Medical Center, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport,
Ocean Springs Hospital, Singing River Hospital, the Veteran Affairs
(VA) Centers in Biloxi and Gulfport, Invacare, Oxycare, Family Health
Center, Coastal Family Center, Gulfport and Hancock School-Based
Clinics, and the clinics of the Mississippi Department of Health.
Nurses Week begins on May 6, marked as RN Recognition Day, and ends
on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who founded nursing
as a modern profession.
For more information
about the Southern Miss Gulf Coast nursing program, call (228) 865-4517.