FSW Nursing Program Information Sessions

Feb 23, 2017

FEBRUARY 23, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College’s (FSW) Department of Nursing will hold a series of informational sessions at all FSW locations this spring.

FSW’s Nursing program offers two degree programs that are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN): the Associate in Science degree in Nursing (ASN) to prepare entry level Registered Nurses (RN) and the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) for Florida licensed RNs who want to advance their education and expand their employment opportunities in this high demand profession. Nursing students can seamlessly complete the ASN degree, earn the RN license, and then complete the BSN degree 100 percent online while actively employed as an RN.

The public is welcome to attend any of the information sessions below:


FSW Thomas Edison Campus, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers, Building AA, Room 166            

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 3:30 p.m.

Monday, April 10, 11:30 a.m.


FSW Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda, Building E, Room 114

Wednesday, March 22, 3:30 p.m.

To register for this session, email or call Wendy Morris at Wendy.Morris@fsw.edu or (941) 637-5667.


FSW Collier Campus, 7505 Grand Lely Dr., Naples, Building N, Room 148

Tuesday, March 28, 11 a.m.

To register for this session, email or call Edna Shields at eshields@fsw.edu or (239) 732-3748.

The ASN and BSN in Nursing programs are two of seventeen career options offered in the FSW School of Health Professions. Graduates of FSW’s ASN program are prepared to become a RNs. RNs assess and evaluate clients and their healthcare needs, develop and implement plans of care, and document client responses to interventions, administer care to people who are ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled, and counsel clients seeking healthier lifestyles. Graduates of FSW’s BSN program are prepared for career promotions and advancements in nursing to include graduate level education, academia, community health, management, and leadership.


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information.