School of Nursing

Nursing faculty members embrace challenge

“I will try” By Prof. Lorraine Pitcher At a Norwich University School of Nursing retreat prior to the start of the fall 2013 semester, new Director Dr. Sharon Richie had each faculty member share something about themselves that no one else knew. I would like to share one story that epitomizes our university motto, “I will try.” I am …

Letting go: A class on the end of life

By Dr. Ernie Lapierre, A.P.R.N. Psychiatric mental health nursing coordinator Change comes with rewards and challenges. In 2008, students at Norwich University entered the nursing undergraduate degree program with a new curriculum map. One significant change was a required course in the fall semester of their senior year, “Care of Patients and Families …