School of Nursing

Karen Martel BSN, RN

Academic Advisor, Admission Support
Karen Martel BSN, RN

Office

119B Masterton Hall, Portland Campus; Room TBA Lewiston-Auburn Campus

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 228-8182, (207) 753-6647

Education: Northeastern University: BS in Nursing; University of Maine at Augusta: Certificate in Library & Information Technology; Northeastern University: Certificate in Paralegal Studies

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

For 2012-2013, the USM School of Nursing had the largest number of first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN exam, a licensing exam for US nurses, in the state of Maine. The group of 154 accounted for over 20% of first-time candidates and had a pass rate of 89.61% - surpassing the state average of 82.52% and national average of 84.3%.