Dementia & Palliative Education Network

If you are a soon-to-be UW SoN BSN 2 student looking for clinical training or looking to make a difference – you’re in the right place.

What impact will YOU have in Long-Term Care?

  • The course is a 2-credit clinical elective offering for BSN 2 students.
  • The course is an elective taken over two consecutive quarters.
  • The next offering of the course will be Fall 2024 through Winter 2025.
  • Students work 6 clinical hours per week and attend one weekly seminar class.
  • Students receive a scholarship and are paid for clinical hours.
  • Want more info? Please fill out our 2024 interest form or email


  • Rehabilitation
  • Managing chronic conditions
  • IV skills
  • Wound care
  • Memory care
  • De-escalation and behavioral management
  • Working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Critical thinking and problem solving





Benefits to Students

  • Form lasting relationships with real patients and expert RN mentors.
  • Learn how to provide excellent care for a complex and vulnerable patient population.
  • All students earn a scholarship and competitive compensation for all clinical hours.
  • Open up future career pathways and job placements while building your resume.
  • Practice a wide range of beginner through advanced hands-on clinical skills.



Meet our UW LTC Faculty and Staff

Christina Coulter, PhD, AGPCNP-BC, ARNP

Christina Coulter, PhD, AGPCNP-BC, ARNP Clinical Faculty and Instructor






Gina Werdel

Gina Werdel, MPA Program Operations Specialist