DMACC AND IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY ENTER INNOVATIVE NURSING PARTNERSHIP

DMACC AND IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY ENTER INNOVATIVE NURSING PARTNERSHIP Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) and Iowa Wesleyan University (IW) sign an innovative agreement resulting in the first-ever RN-BSN 3+1 (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) completion program in the State of Iowa.  This partnership enhances healthcare across Iowa and advances healthcare education. Iowa Wesleyan University…

Iowa Wesleyan’s Global Phenom

Kati Kleber: Respected Nurse and Author Medical professionals throughout the world know Kati Kleber. The 2010 Iowa Wesleyan nursing grad writes the popular nursing blog NurseEyeRoll.com, and she’s also an author of “Becoming Nursey: From Code Blues to Code Browns — How to Care for Your Patients and Yourself.” Kati came to Iowa Wesleyan to…

Nursing alumni impact region

Nursing alumni impact region Two graduates of Iowa Wesleyan University’s nursing program are making a positive impact on women’s health services provided at Henry County Health Center (HCHC) in Mount Pleasant. Kari Payne ’03 and Kendra Bonnesen ’08 collaborated to bring certified nurse-midwifery services to the health center — an endeavor that is experiencing great…

Driven To Succeed

Veteran, Family Man, Student: Ron Swain Ron Swain is not your traditional nursing student. He’s 34 years old, married has four children and already holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from Iowa Wesleyan. Because he’s seeking his second undergraduate degree, almost all of his academic requirements are behind him, leaving a pure nursing curriculum to…

I am Wesleyan: Dr. Lois Frels

The founder of the Division of Nursing reflects on an impactful life By the time Dr. Lois Frels arrived in Mount Pleasant in 1973 to launch a nursing program at Iowa Wesleyan, she was considered one of the rising academic stars in the nursing field. Her professors at the University of Minnesota, consultants at the…