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UWG Nursing FacultyColleen Needham, MSN, RN, FNP

Rank: Assistant Professor 
Office #: 678-839-5636
Office: #269
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Teaching Philosophy:

As a new instructor and self-described lifelong learner, I believe that students have an inherent capacity to learn. Learning may be active, continuous and certainly obtains growth. My role as a teacher is to facilitate learning. In the teacher role I must demonstrate openness, honesty, trustworthiness, caring, skills and applied knowledge in a variety of settings and situations.

Courses Taught:


BSN Washington State University
FNP, MSN Duke University

Areas of Expertise or Professional Interests:

Family Nurse Practitioner, Women and Children’s Health

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

Georgia Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Personal Interests:

Outdoor activities such as hiking, water skiing, snow skiing
Reading and decorating

The most unique thing about our program is…

The commitment of faculty to the caring philosophy.

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