Nursing & Health Sciences Undergraduate
The Piedmont College R.H. Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences invites you to learn more about our Bachelor of Science in Nursing and LPN-BSN program. We also offer bachelor's degree programs in Health Care Administration; Athletic Training; Exercise and Sport Science; and Health, Nutrition and Wellness. Programs are offered at Demorest and Athens campuses unless noted.
Stories & Highlights
Grit, Hard Work, & Devotion
It’s been about two decades since Dr. Frances Brown first stepped onto Piedmont’s campus. Back then, she had a herculean job: start a nursing program. In her mind was an endless checklist: program accreditation, student recruitment, developing curriculum, hiring faculty, and a feasibility study among many others.
But Brown, then 64, was uniquely equipped for success. She had recently retired as the Dean of the College of Nursing at Valdosta State University, which had 425 students and 25 faculty. FULL STORY
Disaster Drill 2019
The Piedmont College R.H. Daniel School of Nursing & Health Sciences along with state and area emergency agencies held a simulated fire disaster drill at the college in Demorest Wednesday.
Nursing students from the Demorest and Athens campuses simulated an explosion and fire disaster at Swanson Center for the Performing Arts. Around 100 senior-year nursing students exercised their academic skills as first responders, emergency medical coordinators and field trauma specialists to a variety of medical emergencies and injuries. FULL STORY
Learning from Lions
Piedmont College Athletics hosted the third annual high school athletic training conference. The conference kicks off every fall at the Mize Athletic Center on the Demorest campus and is part of the required curriculum for students majoring in athletic training. The conference is host to about 40 students who attend nearby high schools. READ MORE
Supporting our troops
Last summer, Associate Professor Patricia Miller at the R.H. Daniel School of Nursing and Health Sciences participated in a “Family Readiness Event” for the U.S. Army 48th Brigade with her daughter, Kathryn “Kate” Miller, who was preparing to put her civilian career as a detention officer on hold to serve in Afghanistan.
The event was to inform the soldiers and their families about all aspects of a military deployment – when they depart, when they will return and things to expect. FULL STORY