School of Nursing

Welcome to the School of Nursing
Fundamentals of Nursing Lab
Fundamentals of Nursing Lab
Health Assessment Lab
Health Assessment Lab
Nursing Simulation Center
Simulation Center Hallway
Simulation Center Room
Simulation Center Room

Ideally located in the southern end of the beautiful State of Maine, the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Nursing boasts excellent faculty and programs, with unique and rich community partnerships. The School's faculty are committed to providing exemplary educational programs, scholarship, and community and professional service which is responsive to the needs of the citizens of Maine and in the global community. The USM School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

News & Events

On Saturday, October 11, Nine students from the USM School of Nursing Casco Bay Fishing and Island Communities Partnership will hold a health screening clinic at the Harpswell Town Office on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10am to 2 pm..
Krista M. Meinersmann, PhD, RN, Director of the School of Nursing, has been appointed to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Substantive Change Advisory Group (SCAG), effective August 1, 2014.
Bradley Boehringer, a 2005 graduate of the USM Accelerated BS in Nursing program, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Finland in Medicine Sciences, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
October 30, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
311 Masterton Hall, 71 Bedford St., Portland campus
December 3, 2014
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
423/424 Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave, Portland
December 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Hannaford Hall

1K Walk for Free ME from Lung Cancer at Lewiston campus

Free ME Walk Flyer

Event Date and Time: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00 AMLocation: LAC Campus

The walk is Saturday November 15th with registration starting at 9 AM. The walk will start around 9:30. Light refreshments such as coffee and donuts will be offered . Participants will receive a T-shirt How to participate:

  • Online Registration (by November 2nd): $22.00 for an adult and children 12 and under are $11.00

  • Mail-in Registration please submit by November 2nd- $24.00 for an adult and children 12 and under are $12.00 Mail to: Free Me from Lung Cancer, Attn. Deb Violette, 176 Leavitt Road, Augusta, Maine 04330

  • Event Day Registration (November 15th starting at 9 AM): $25.00 for an adult and children 12 and under are $12.50  T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for event day registration participants.

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

For calendar year 2013, the USM School of Nursing NCLEX-RN pass rate was 91.89%. The national rate for baccalaureate programs for the same time period was 85.18%.

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