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The Philips School of Nursing (PSON) at Mount Sinai Beth Israel was recently named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN). This is the school’s second consecutive designation in the category of “enhancing student learning and professional development” and they will hold the honor for 2018-2022.

PSON is the only hospital-based nursing school in New York City and one of 12 schools selected nationwide to receive the honor in this category. The designation recognizes PSON’s commitment to developing a new series of initiatives to enhance student learning in critical thinking and evidence-based practice. The NLN selects programs based on sustained excellence in faculty development, nursing education research, or student learning and professional development.

Todd F. Ambrosia, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, Dean of the Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, tells Newswise.com, “We are truly honored to receive this recognition from the NLN. I’m extremely proud of the faculty, staff and students as we continue a legacy of excellence established over 114 years ago.”

PSON is dedicated to providing nursing education at the associate and baccalaureate levels. The baccalaureate program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the associate degree program by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school’s mission is to become a leader in improving human health through initiatives in teaching, multidisciplinary scholarship, and service efforts that enhance healthcare delivery for the local and global community.

To learn more about the Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel being named an NLN Center of Excellence, visit here.

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