Pardee nurses complete their BSN degrees
Created on Tuesday, 01 February 2011 14:39
Written by Kristie Harris
Christie Satterfield, RN, of Psychiatric and Addictions Therapeutic Healing Services (PATHS) at Pardee Hospital and Julie Gebhart, RN, of One West, have both received their Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degrees at Western Carolina University (WCU).
Satterfield has been with Pardee Hospital for one year in PATHS where she treats mentally ill and substance dependence patients. She graduated from WCU Summa Cum Laude.
Gebhart has been with Pardee Hospital since August treating critically ill patients on the telemetry/step down unit. Gebhart came to Pardee after four years working as an RN at Mission Hospital. She received her nursing degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2006 and has also graduated from WCU Summa Cum Laude.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year academic degree
in the science and principles of nursing
, granted by a tertiary education university
or similarly accredited school. The BSN prepares nurses for a professional role away from the bedside with coursework in nursing science, research, leadership and nursing informatics.