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Westfield State University to hold continuing education offering for nurses at Western Massachusetts Hospital

Westfield, MA – The College of Graduate and Continuing Education (CGCE) at Westfield State University will hold a continuing education offering for nurses on evidence-based practice in the Conference Center at Western Massachusetts Hospital on Tuesday, September 10, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Evidence-Based Practice – Calling out the Sacred Cow, will be taught by Jessica Holden DNP, MSN, RN-BC, assistant professor of nursing and RN to BSN program director.

Participants will gain insight on next steps and how to incorporate these practices into their procedures. One nursing contact hour will be offered to those who attend to learn about the evidence-based practices and their significance to nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

Following the program, Westfield State staff will discuss the application process, transfer credits, and coursework for the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. The completion program is designed for licensed registered nurses who have an associate degree in nursing (ADN) and wish to further their education.

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP please contact or call 413-572-8020.

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public, co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.  For more information, visit,, or


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