EAC’s Carolyn McCormies selected as a panel judge for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination

Photo By Lori Dugan

By Kris McBride

THATCHER — The National Council of State Boards of Nursing selected Carolyn McCormies, director of nursing and division chair for EAC’s Nursing and Allied Health Division, to serve as a volunteer panel judge for the Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

Contributed Photo: Carolyn McCormies

According to a national press release, McCormies was nominated as a subject matter expert for this test which is a necessary requirement for anyone wishing to attain a nursing license/registration in the United States and participating Canadian provinces and territories.

“To be chosen to serve on a development panel for the National Council of State Boards is a prestigious recognition,” stated Phil McBride, dean of instruction for Eastern Arizona College. “Carolyn has contributed measurably to EAC’s Nursing Program and has made a substantial difference at the national level.”

To learn more about EAC’s Nursing and Allied Health Department visit http://www.eac.edu/academics/programs_of_study/nursing/.

About EAC’s Nursing Program

For more than 30 years, EAC’s Nursing Program has prepared students for immediate entry into the workforce and for pursuing advanced practice, leadership, administration, education and research roles. Graduates can be found working almost anywhere – hospitals, communities, schools, homes, and battlefields – positively impacting the quality of healthcare delivery. The program features concurrent enrollment programs with Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University, allowing students to obtain a bachelor of science in nursing while completing an associate degree. The baccalaureate program offers hybrid classes, highly qualified faculty, and special reduced tuition rates for EAC students. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the program at admissions@eac.edu or 928-428-8272. Inquiries should be made as soon as possible; this is one of the fastest growing programs in the state of Arizona and space is limited.