Posted Friday, April 20, 2012 --- 6:55 a.m.
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison is ending its nursing education program at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse.
The UW School of Nursing dean says the university is consolidating its nursing school on the Madison campus. For the past seven years juniors and seniors in the UW nursing program could complete their degree requirements in western Wisconsin.
WXOW-TV (http://bit.ly/HYH6ma ) reports Gundersen Lutheran executive Mary Lu Gerke says the health system will continue to work with local colleges to educate nurses to meet the need for health care professionals in western Wisconsin.
Information from: WXOW-TV, http://www.wxow.com
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