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Fall 2014 newsletter

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Louise Kaplan, director

Nursing alumni

RN-to-BSN Program (M.)Message from the directorInformation sessionsCourseworkCourse descriptionsCourse scheduleNursing student handbookAdmissionAlumniContactsRN-to-BSN at ECC

Andrea Raincrow-Chisholm

Andrea Raincrow-Chisholm, MN, RN
Endoscopy Manager, Gastroenterology Associates
(BSN '92)

"My SMU education provided me with essential tools I discovered I had been lacking and the confidence to take my leadership skills to a higher level. I have been fortunate in my thirty year nursing career to have had quality educational experiences interwoven in the fabric of my day to day life and SMU will forever be an integral part of that."
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Theresa StabnowTheresa Stabnow, BSN, RN
Clinical Manager, Gastroenterology Associates
(BSN '99)

"SMU provides an educational experience that allows you to expand your knowledge and ways of thinking that will enhance you as a person and in your career. "
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Jacqueline Johnson, MPA, RNJacqueline Johnson
Practice Administrator, Gastroenterology Associates
(BSN '96)

"It's exciting to develop your potential and push yourself to explore new interests, opportunities, and life-long dreams. I made life-long friends and professional connections at Saint Martin's. The atmosphere was one of succeeding, and there was so much support."
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Lynn OkitaLynn Okita, MSN, ARNP
Adult Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice
(BSN '93)

"The RN to BSN program at Saint Martin's helped prepare me for nursing positions that required advanced critical thinking and leadership skills, and inspired me to pursue a master's degree in nursing. The program also broadened my perspective on both nursing and health care, and was excellent preparation for graduate education."
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Chuck Cumiskey, MBA, RNChuck Cumiskey
Nurse Supervisor, Madigan Army Medical Center
(BSN '97)

"In nursing practice, it is ever more important to have an evidence-based education and is why continuous learning is essential to the professional nurse."
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Rae SimpsonRae Simpson, MSN, RN
Director of Behavior Health Services
Providence Southwest Washington Region
(BSN '96, MSN '98)

"Saint Martin's University was personal and very individualized to each and every student. The instructors took time to know each student which made the program extra special. The confidence and leadership skills that Saint Martin's provided have assisted me in both my personal and professional life. I am so excited that we have Saint Martin's to refer people to again."
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Diane Hamilton, MNDiane Hamilton, RN
Clinical Manager, Providence Centralia Hospital
(BSN '91)

"The small class sizes taught by experts in the field allowed opportunities for real-life, real-work discussions. The experiences and knowledge gained through my education helped me to see a bigger picture, consider many angles and value the perspectives of others."
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Kathy KindermanKathy Kinderman, PhC, MN, RN
Associate Professor, Linfield College (BSN '99)

"Advancing my nursing degree at Saint Martin's University changed my professional and personal perspective about the diversity around us. Saint Martin's liberal arts foundation served me well as I progressed through my graduate degrees. Liberal arts education directly impacted my day-to-day nursing care delivery as well as the varied leadership roles I assumed in hospital settings."
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