Site Review Scheduled For Dalton State's BSN Program

Monday, January 13, 2014

Dalton State’s bachelor of science in nursing degree program will host a site review for initial accreditation of its RN to BSN program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Anyone interested in providing feedback to the ACEN site review team is welcome to a public meeting Wednesday, January 29, at 10 a.m. in room 201 of the College’s Sequoya Building.

Those wishing to send written comments are welcome to submit them directly to Dr. Sharon Tanner, Executive Director, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326. Comments may also be sent via email to sjtanner@acenursing.org.

Written comments should be received by January 22 in order to be considered.

Anyone with questions is invited to contact Dr. Gina Kertulis-Tartar, Interim Dean of Dalton State’s School of Health Professions, at gkertulistartar@daltonstate.edu or 706/272-4516.


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