Nursing: An Overview

Fri. 11th of Apr. 2014 at 9:00 am


Gwenda Pollard, MSN Ed, RN-BC, will present An Overview: Nursing to provide nurses and nursing students with a better understanding of psychiatric/mental health disorders, treatment modalities and nursing care. The seminar’s content will be organized according to the nursing process and will include information on therapeutic communication, personality development, defense mechanisms, psychopharmacology and NCLEX-style testing.

Pollard is board certified in mental health, has taught practical nursing for 23 years and has worked clinically in psychiatric/mental health nursing for 31 years.

Cost of the seminar is $80 for the general public and $40 for JWCC nursing students. Space is limited. Register online at and click on “Online & Professional Development”.  JWCC’s Community Education Office will also accept registrations by phone at 217.641.4905.

John Wood Community College Campus