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JoAnn Swanson

Title: BSN Program Director/Assistant Professor of Nursing
(920) 433-6623


MSN     University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
BSN      University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Certified by National Association of Orthopedic Nurses
Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center
Medical-Surgical Nursing & Gerontological Nursing

JoAnn has dedicated more than 25 years of her nursing career to teaching. JoAnn received her BSN in 1979 and her MSN in 1985 from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a focus in nursing education and primary care nursing. Her research emphasis was on individuals with arthritis and the impact of formal education programs.

JoAnn has taught across the curriculum and is currently teaching Medical-Surgical content and Gerontological nursing. She is certified in gerontological nursing, medical surgical nursing, and orthopedic nursing. She has served as an Item Writer for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)Gerontological Certification Exam and was recently appointed as an ANCC Alternate Content Expert Panel member.
JoAnn is involved in many nursing organizations as well as being an active Board member of Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Consortium, an organization which promotes access to healthcare for the under served population.

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