Florida Southern nursing student awarded AORN grant
LAKELAND, Fla. (March 1, 2005) - Ludmila Spradlin, RN, BSN, a 2002 alumna and current student in FSC's graduate nursing program, has been selected to receive an EAC Congress grant awarded by the Exhibitors' Advisory Committee of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. AORN supports registered nurses in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures.
Spradlin was one of 45 nurses chosen from over 300 applicants to receive the $500 grant. A resident of Brandon, she is a clinical nurse manager at Brandon Regional Hospital, where she has worked since 1983.
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive, United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.