Nursing Application Deadline Extended | Health

KEYSER — Increased demand for nurses has led the West Virginia University School of Nursing to extend the application deadline for its BSN program at the Keyser campus.

Those interested in becoming a nurse have until July 1 to apply. The extension also applies to WVU’s program at Beckley.

“At each of our campuses, students at the WVU School of Nursing have the opportunity to ‘practice before they practice’ in our state-of-the-art simulation facilities,” said Keyser Campus President April Shapiro. “Our hands-on simulation experiences are unmatched in preparing students for real-world patient care.”

WVU’s nursing program prepares graduates to serve as registered nurses in the state or beyond. Through academic and clinical experiences, students will focus on the 5 core competencies that provide the framework for the BSN curriculum, including critical thinking, nursing interventions, professionalism, caring, and communication.

After completing all prerequisite courses, the BSN program consists of 6 semesters of clinical nursing courses. Applications for the Beckley and Keyser campuses will continue to be considered until July 1 as space remains.

Lance B. Holton