RALEIGH – The Ad Hoc Committee on the Future of Community College Nursing Education will meet Wednesday, February 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Carolina Board of Nursing, 4516 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh.
The Committee is charged by the State Board of Community Colleges with examining the structure and role of the North Carolina Community College System’s nursing programs relative to the need to increase the proportion of nurses with Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees in the state, as outlined in a 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine.
The Committee is chaired by Dr. Samuel Powell, Chair of the Programs Committee of the State Board of Community Colleges, and Dr. Mary Rittling, President of Davidson County Community College. The Committee is scheduled to meet monthly through March 2015 and will provide a final report to the State Board of Community Colleges by March 31, 2015.
All meetings are open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Location details will be provided prior to each meeting.