Nursing Experiences

You will take part in clinical experiences as a traditional nursing undergraduate at Fisher. Among these are global nursing opportunities and clinical experiences closer to home.

Global Nursing Opportunities

The College offers you the opportunity to travel far and wide providing medical care as part of your coursework.

Students and faculty in Patacancha, a high-altitude community in Peru.

Students and faculty in Patacancha, a high-altitude community in Peru.

You may conduct assessments for community members as part of a free nursing clinic, or provide health screenings and health education to children and adults alike.

Recent trips have brought students to:

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Masaya, Nicaragua
  • Ollantaytambo, Peru
  • Boqueron, El Salvador
  • Waterford, Ireland

Nursing Clinical Experiences

The Wegmans School of Nursing places students in health care systems, community-based agencies, and private practices in the Rochester region.

A nursing student provides care to a resident of St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

A nursing student provides care to a resident of St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

In addition to Fisher's full-time faculty, the health care professionals in these practice settings participate in the education of Fisher's undergraduate nursing students. They share their knowledge, serve as role models, motivate, and mentor the next generation of Fisher nurses.

Hospital Partners

  • Unity Hospital (Rochester Regional Health)
  • Strong Memorial Hospital (URMC)*
  • Highland Hospital (URMC)*
  • Rochester General Hospital (Rochester Regional Health)
  • Newark-Wayne Hospital (Rochester Regional Health)*
  • FF Thompson Hospital (URMC)*

*Designated Magnet Recognition Program® Hospital. The program recognizes health care organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovation in professional nursing practice.

Community Partners

  • Monroe County Health Department
  • Daystar
  • Heritage Christian Homes
  • Hill Haven Nursing Home
  • St. John’s Home
  • Elder One – Rochester General Hospital
  • Upstate Home Care
  • VA Community and Home-Based Program
  • Rush Henrietta Schools Nursing
  • Lifetime Care
  • Home Care of Rochester
  • Visiting Nurse Service
  • Rochester City School District Nursing Centers

Community Outreach

As a nursing student, you may also have an opportunity to participate in a variety of community outreach initiatives alongside faculty experts whose work focuses on a particular health topic or concern.

Hear from several of our faculty and students about the work they are doing in the community.