School of Nursing


USM to award doctorates to Maine’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates

A first-in-Maine doctoral program aimed at training nurses to be policy makers and procedural experts will graduate its first class Friday, Dec. 18 at the University of Southern Maine.

Women to Watch: Lois Skillings, Mid Coast Health Services

Mid Coast Health Services President and CEO Lois Skillings leads a health care system that embraces the Triple Aim goals of better health, better delivery of health care and lower costs. Mid Coast Hospital, located in Brunswick, is one of two Maine hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Regional Hospitals' list.

Nursing student featured on Give to USM page

Emily Carle Has Found a Purpose In Caring Through Nursing

Kappa Zeta-at Large chapter news

Kappa Zeta-at-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) celebrated the 27th annual induction of new members on April 12, 2015 at St. Joseph's College.

USM Nursing Student Featured in Emergency Nurses Association Magazine

Emily Carle, a USM Nursing student, has received a scholarship from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation and is also featured in the March, 2105 issue of the Emergency Nurses Association Magazine.

Art Program at LAC

Junior nursing students at the University of Southern Maine joined residents from Schooner Estates to participate in an art program at the Lewiston Auburn College Art Atrium. The exhibit for this fall was themed “Secrets of the Sea”. Robyn Holman, director of the Art Atrium, brought multiple artists together in a collaborative mixed media presentation for the university and community.

USM Nursing Grad Finalist for 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award

Greg Burns, a USM School of Nursing graduate and a nurse at HomeHealth Visiting Nurses of Southern Maine in Saco, ME was nominated as a finalist for the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award. For the past 24 years, his focus has been pediatrics and he's been a strong advocate for children.

Norwegian Health Officials Visit Mid Coast Hospital

Cheryl Sarton, USM Doctorate of Nursing Practice & Graduate Nursing Program Coordinator helped welcome Bent Høie, Norway’s Minister of Health and Care Services, and a team of eight delegates, to Maine and the United States.

Health Screening at Harpswell Town Office

On Saturday, October 11, Nine students from the USM School of Nursing Casco Bay Fishing and Island Communities Partnership held a health screening clinic at the Harpswell Town Office.

School of Nursing Director appointed to Advisory Group

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.