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Fort Sanders Nursing Program

Nursing

CHALLENGES. SOME RUN FROM THEM, BUT YOU STAND AND FACE THEM.

As a nursing student in the Fort Sanders Nursing Department, you are joining a long legacy of nurses who adapt to the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Our nurses are courageous, resilient, and supportive. A TWU nurse advocates for their patients and each other. They don't shy away from a challenge. 

Year after year, our students continue to excel in clinicals, NCLEX pass rates, and job placement after graduation. Our nursing students are highly sought after because of the training they receive, but also the genuine care they show all of their patients. Are you ready to join this club?

Maddie

Nursing at TWU:

A Student Success Story

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Learn About Maddie's Story
Meet Maddie, a traditional BSN student, who discusses her nursing journey and how Tennessee Wesleyan's Fort Sanders Nursing Program prepared her for her career and future as a nurse.

From Bulldog to School Nurse: Keeping the Next Generation Safe

Ali Millican

“If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.”

-Jimmy Dugan in A League of Their Own

Ali Millican, a 2022 nursing graduate, can relate. Ali always loved science growing up, and when she was in high school, she signed up for a health occupations class. She loved it, and it introduced her to a multitude of career paths within the medical field. Her teacher, a former nurse, felt driven to teach the younger generations about the medical field and what it has to offer.

“I felt very guided by her, and I decided after her class that nursing was the field I wanted to pursue. I enjoy being hands on with the patients, as well as educating them,” stated Millican. “I feel this is my way of using the hands that God provided me with to do good in the world.”

Millican began her freshman year at TWU in 2018...

With the Lifecast mannequins, nursing students have more hands-on learning experiences.

With the Lifecast mannequins, nursing students have more hands-on learning experiences.

Nursing students learning the skills and knowledge they can apply to a variety of patient care scenarios.

Nursing students learning the skills and knowledge they can apply to a variety of patient care scenarios.

Nursing students can get experience by practicing on Lifecast mannequins of all ages.

Nursing students can get experience by practicing on Lifecast mannequins of all ages.

Nursing students can get experience by practicing on Lifecast mannequins of all ages.

Nursing students can get experience by practicing on Lifecast mannequins of all ages.

Nursing students looking over patient's paperwork.

Nursing students looking over patient's paperwork.

100%

Job placement rate for every graduate

97%

Licensure pass rate

1000+

Hours in direct=patient care settings

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