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    Barry University School of Nursing:"The School of Nursing's undergraduate nursing program offers a BSN program option designed to prepare students to become beginning professional nurses, and a RN to BSN program option designed for diploma and associate degree RN's. Our MSN program positions graduates to assume leadership roles in nursing administration, nursing education, and as nurse practitioners. The Ph.D. program prepares students to be nurse scientists who, upon graduation, will assume leadership positions in research, education, and health care systems."
    Barry University - School of Nursing
    11300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695
    Phone number: 305-899-3800
    Fax: 305-899-3831
    Toll-free: 1-800-756-6000, ext. 3800
    E-mail: undergradnursing@mail.barry.edu
    E-mail: graduatenursing@mail.barry.edu
    http://www.barry.edu/nursing/about/Default.htm

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    Bethune-Cookman College / Division of Nursing:"The registered nurses' program within the bachelor degree program allows registered nurses, who are registered to practice in the State of Florida, to enroll in R.N.-B.S.N. Program."
    Bethune-Cookman College
    640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.
    Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
    (386) 481-2000
    E-mail: dominickj@cookman.edu
    http://www.cookman.edu/Nursing/images/Admissionsreq.html

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    Brevard Community College/ Nursing Program:"The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares students for entry-level positions as Professional Registered Nurses. The practice of professional nursing means the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skill based upon applied principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences. The professional nurse is responsible and accountable for making decisions that are based upon the individual's educational preparation and experience in nursing."
    Brevard Community College Cocoa Campus
    1519 CLEARLAKE RD
    COCOA, FL 32922
    (321) 632.1111
    E-mail: heasletr@brevardcc.edu
    http://www.brevard.cc.fl.us/index.php?mainframe=/section_pages/education_content.html

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    Broward Community College / Nursing Program:"Broward Community College offers a comprehensive, high quality Nursing Program that is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc . The Associate in Science Degree in Nursing is designed to prepare individuals for a career as a registered nurse. The program's mission is to prepare competent, compassionate, and culturally sensitive entry-level nursing graduates whose professional practice encompasses legal and ethical decision-making in the promotion of health in the community."
    Broward Community College
    111 East Las Olas Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
    (954) 201- 7400
    Nursing Admissions: (954) 201-6782
    E-mail: bdones@broward.edu
    http://www.broward.edu/locations/chse/nursing/admissions.jsp

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    Central Florida Community College / Nursing Program:"The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program prepares graduates to provide nursing care to individuals and groups with commonly occurring health problems in institutional and community settings. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN to become registered nurses. The ADN program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, 61 Broadway, NY, NY 10006, (212) 363-5555."
    Central Florida Community College
    Ocala Campus
    3001 S.W. College Road
    Ocala, FL 34474
    352-854-2322
    E-mail: eadvise@cf.edu
    http://www.cf.edu/catalog/programs/adn.htm

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    Concorde - Jacksonville (LPN):"Upon completion of the program and passing the licensing examination, the LPN can enter the workforce as a competent, skilled nurse. Practical nurses provide patient-side nursing care at the direction of physicians and/or registered nurses. The practice of practical nursing is based on concepts from the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences. Each state has its own nurse practice act, so the scope of practice varies from state to state. As a licensed professional, the LPN uses the nursing process for patient assessment, data collection, planning, implementation, and evaluation in providing care."
    Concorde Career Institute
    7960 Arlington Expressway
    Jacksonville, FL 32211 Telephone: (904)-725-0525
    Fax: (904)-721-9944
    http://concorde.edu/jacksonville/pn.asp

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    Daytona Beach Community College / Nursing Department:"The National League for Nursing accredited program is designed for the student seeking an associate of science degree in nursing. Healthcare employment opportunities are available in long-term care, home health, hospitals and out patient settings. Clinical experience is provided at local extended care facilities, hospitals and other community agencies. This degree will transfer to all Florida state public universities. Job title: Registered Nurse."
    Daytona Beach Community College
    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd
    Daytona Beach, FL 32120
    (386)506-3000
    E-mail: goettem@dbcc.edu
    http://go.dbcc.edu/hhps/nursing/

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    Edison Community College / Department of Nursing:"A number of Licensed Practical Nurses are accepted annually into the College's LPN/ADN Transition Program. This program allows the student to obtain an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing in two semesters following successful completion of the summer transition course NUR 200S. Licensed Practical Nurses with an Ohio licensure as an LPN may enroll in this course after completing the following prerequisite courses BIO 125S, BIO 126S, CHM 111S, ENG 121S, and PSY 121S, and have at least six months work experience as an LPN."
    Edison Community College
    1973 Edison Drive
    Piqua, Ohio 45356
    Phone: 937-778-8600 Fax: 937-778-1920
    E-mail:info@edisonohio.edu
    http://www.edisonohio.edu/nursing/LPNADNTransition.htm

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    Florida Atlantic University / College of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"The baccaluareate program in nursing is an upper division program in which students enter with 60 lower division credits. Lower division credits can be earned at any community college of university, including FAU. The program in Boca is a limited access program that begins every year in August and takes 2 years to complete. The theory courses are all offered on the Boca campus and nursing practice experiences take place as close to where the student lives as possible. The program is also offered at the Treasure Coast (Port St. Lucie) campus. The program at the Treasure Coast is also a limited access program and begins every January and takes 2 years to complete."
    Florida Atlantic University
    PO Box 3091, 777 Glades Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
    1-800-299-4FAU
    E-mail: boykina@fau.edu
    http://www.fau.edu/divdept/nursing/bsn.html

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    Florida A and M University / School of Nursing:"The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University School of Nursing was established in 1904 as a hospital based program. It became the first baccalaureate nursing program in Florida in 1936. It is the oldest continuing baccalaureate program in the United States at a historical black institution. The School is proud of its glorious past and long tradition of excellence in nursing education. The School offers a bachelor and master's degree in Nursing. Both programs are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)."
    Florida A&M University
    Ware-Rhaney Bld
    Tallahassee, FL 32307
    Tel: (850) 599 - 3017 or Fax: (850) 599 - 3508
    E-mail: nursing@famu.edu
    http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?a=nursing

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    Florida Gulf Coast University / School of Nursing:"Florida Gulf Coast University School of Nursing baccalaureate nursing program is fully approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Florida Gulf Coast University School of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by theCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)."
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    10501 FGCU Blvd. South
    Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
    (239) 590-7454
    E-mail: chpadvis@fgcu.edu
    http://www.fgcu.edu/chp/nursing/index.html

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    Florida International University / School of Nursing:"The School of Nursing offers a graduate program of study leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). This MSN was approved by the Board of Regents of the State University System (SUS) in 1992. The program is designed to prepare qualified professional nurses for advanced nursing roles in the care and management of adults and children. The program offers clinical concentration in Advanced Adult Health Nursing, Advanced Child Health Nursing, Advanced Family Health Nursing, Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Anesthesiology Nursing and Nurse Executive."
    Florida International University
    P.O. Box 659004
    Miami, FL 33265-9004
    (305) 348-7717 or Fax (305) 348-7764
    E-mail: Paula.Delpech@fiu.edu
    http://www.fiu.edu/gradadm/chua_nursing_ms.html

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    Florida State University School of Nursing:"The graduate of the Baccalaureate Program in Nursing is prepared for beginning professional nursing in a variety of health care settings such as: hospitals, community health agencies, clinics, nursing homes, the military, government services, private industry, and other settings. Salaries for professional nurses start at approximately $26,000, and there is excellent potential for promotion. In addition to the generic baccalaureate program in nursing, the School of Nursing offers an RN to BSN Program , and a program leading to a Master of Science in Nursing Degree."
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, FL 32306
    850-644-2525
    E-mail:jmarsh@nursing.fsu.edu
    http://www.fsu.edu/~nursing/NurOver.html

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    Florida Southern College / Nursing Program:"The FSC Nursing program offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science for Registered Nurses who have already completed a diploma or associate degree nursing program and hold a license to practice in Florida."
    Florida Southern College
    111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    1 - 800-274-4131
    E-mail: mbear@flsouthern.edu
    http://www.flsouthern.edu/academics/nursing/index.htm

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    Galen Health Institutes (LPN / LVN):"The Institute has been serving the needs of the nursing profession since 1990. Galen Health Institutes (formerly Humana Health Institutes) owns and operates three locations around the country. Schools are located in Louisville, KY, San Antonio, TX, and St. Petersburg, FL. Each facility includes classrooms, skills labs with bedside work areas set up like actual patient rooms, and a reference library that includes videotape resources and computers for student use."
    Galen Health Institutes
    Gadsden Bldg.
    9549 Koger Blvd.,Suite 100
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    (727) 577-1497 or toll free 1-866-248-6023
    http://www.galened.com

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    Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia / Bay Medical Center:"The Gooding Institute is licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education Independent Colleges and Universities to award a Master of Science graduate degree in Nurse Anesthesia."
    Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia
    Bay Medical Center
    615 N. Bonita Ave.
    Panama City, FL 32401
    850) 747-6918 Office or (850) 747-6115 Fax
    E-mail: gooding@baymedical.org
    http://www.baymedical.org/education/gooding/accreditation.php

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    Gulf Coast Community College / Nursing Program:"(ASN, BSN) A 2-year program full-time. Successful completion allows the graduate to sit for the national exam to obtain a Registered Nurse (RN) license. An Associate Degree in Nursing is the first step in professional nursing. It prepares the RN to begin further studies (through university programs) to progress in the profession for a bachelor of science degree in nursing, a masters degree in nursing, or a doctoral degree."
    Gulf Coast Community College
    5230 West Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401-1058
    1-850-769-1551
    E-mail: CBottkol@gulfcoast.edu
    http://nursing.gulfcoast.edu

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    Hillsborough Community College (ASN):"There are many great reasons to choose HCC. With campuses on Dale Mabry Highway and in Ybor City, Plant City, and Brandon, our students can find classes at convenient locations and times. Teaching takes priority over research for our faculty, and with smaller class sizes, your professor will actually know your name.Graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree and you are guaranteed admission as a junior to any state university and to many private colleges. Earn an Associate in Science Degree and you will be prepared to enter the competitive workforce."
    Hillsborough Community College
    Plant City Campus
    1206 North Park Road
    Plant City, FL 33566-2799
    (813) 757-2102 or TDD 757-2166
    E-mail: LGBarber@mail.ifas.ufl.edu
    http://www.hccfl.edu/prospective

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    Indian River Community College / Nursing Program:"We have graduated over a thousand individuals who are now a part of the Treasure Coast Health Care team, caring for hundreds of patients every day. Some of our program graduates have gone on to become, department heads, researchers, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, hospital administrators and college nursing faculty."
    Indian River Community College
    3209 Virginia Avenue
    Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5599
    E-mail: admissions-info@ircc.edu
    http://www.ircc.edu/portal/layout_web1.aspx?AdminEdit=False&PortalPageID=576

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    Jacksonville University / School of Nursing:"In response to the critical shortage of nurses and nurse educators, the School of Nursing began three new initiatives: A second-degree track for students with a bachelor’s degree in another area, an online track for RN-BSN completion and, a graduate program in nursing. The first second-degree students were admitted in May 2000 and graduated in September 2001. Fifty-eight students were enrolled in the first online course in July 2001. Sixty-nine students have completed the online RN-BSN track as of June 2004. The graduate program, which has cognates in education or business, entered the first class in summer 2000. As of June 2004, over 15 students have completed the MSN program."
    Jacksonville University
    2800 University Blvd N.
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 256-7280 or fax (904) 256- 7287
    E-mail: bcromwe@ju.edu
    http://dept.ju.edu/nursing/History%20of%20Nursing%20Dept.htm

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    Lake City Community College / Allied Health/Nursing:"The Associate Degree in Nursing Program at Lake City Community College was established in 1964. The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission program is highly ranked in excellence as evidenced by a state board passing rate of 90% for the past five years. The graduates are widely recruited and consistently demonstrate a strong clinical competence. Many of the area hospitals are predominately staffed by these graduates. The experienced nursing faculty is well prepared both academically and clinically. Students receive individual guidance in the simulated lab of the new Medical Technology Building along with small group supervision in clinical facilities."
    Lake City Community College
    Route 19-Box 1030
    Lake City, FL 32025-8703
    (386) 752-1822
    http://www.lakecitycc.edu/nursing.aspx

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    Manatee Community College / Division of Nursing:"The Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) combines course work on campus with guided clinical experiences in health care agencies in both Manatee and Sarasota counties. There are two methods for completion of the program, the traditional approach for students who have no previous nursing course work, and the transition approach for Licensed Practical Nurses."
    Manatee Community College
    5840 - 26th Street West
    Bradenton, FL 34207
    E-mail: wrightp@mccfl.edu
    http://www.mccfl.edu/pages/172.asp

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    Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing:"One-year practical nursing program, School year begins in August and ends in July each year, Financial Aid available if qualified (Pell Grants), MDCC science courses offered in the program, Excellent clinical facilities within Mercy Hospital, Dynamic and highly qualified faculty, Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and Florida State Board of Nursing. (FSBN)."
    Mercy Hospital
    3663 South Miami Avenue
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305) 285-2777
    E-mail: mgibson@mercymiami.org
    http://www.mercymiami.com/english/Notice%20for%20HR%20site.html

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    Miami-Dade College / School of Nursing:"The School of Nursing offers a comprehensive program of study to an Associate in Science degree in nursing and provides the education necessary for eligibility to write the licensing examination for registered nurse practice (NCLEX-RN). Education in nursing combines class work with clinical experiences in local hospitals, heath care agencies, and the community."
    Miami-Dade College
    950 N W 20th Street
    Miami, FL 33127-4693
    (305)237- 4101
    E-mail: mdccinfo@mdc.edu
    http://www.mdc.edu/MEDICAL/Nursing/Default.asp

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    Nova Southeastern University / Department of Nursing:"The entry-level program is designed for students who are seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse. Upon completion of 121 credits, the student is awarded a bachelor of science degree in nursing (B.S.N.) and is eligible to make application to sit for the national licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN). The entry-level nursing program curriculum is completed following a minimum of 30 specific semester hours (or equivalent) quarter hours) of undergraduate coursework. This coursework may be completed at a community college or another university. Upon completion of the 30 semester hours, the student may apply to the nursing program."
    Nova Southeastern University
    3200 S. University Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    Phone: 1-800-541-6682 x1983
    E-mail: nursinginfo@nsu.nova.edu
    http://www.nova.edu/nursing/

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    Palm Beach Atlantic University / School of Nursing (BSN):"The Christian worldview and faith found throughout the program helps to prepare nurses who are able to function in our increasingly global healthcare system without losing themselves or compromising patient care. PBA's Nursing program will be the only nationally accredited Christian nursing program in the state of Florida."
    Palm Beach Atlantic University
    901 S. Flagler Dr.
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    561-803-2000 / 888-GO-TO-PBA
    E-mail: ADMIT@pba.edu
    http://www.pba.edu/Academic/Nursing/welcome.cfm

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    Palm Beach Community College / Nursing Department:"This degree program focuses on: wellness of self and others; technical nursing skills across the life span (emphasis on geriatrics) in both acute care facilities and the community (home) environment; critical care concepts; and professional development. Upon graduation, the student is awarded an associate in applied science degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse (RN)."
    Palm Beach Community College
    4200 Congress Avenue
    Lake Worth, FL 33461
    (561) 868-3350 and Toll free at (866) 576-7222
    E-mail: enrollmt@pbcc.edu
    http://www.pbcc.edu/x3222.xml?id=14

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    Pasco-Hernando Community College / Nursing Department:"The generic track of the the Nursing, RN program is designed for students with no previous training in a professional nursing or paramedic program. The purpose of this program is to prepare individuals to provide direct nursing care to patients in hospitals and other comparable health agencies and to transfer to the State University System. This program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing (NLN)."
    Pasco-Hernando Community College
    10230 Ridge Road
    New Port Richey, FL 34654
    1-877-TRY-PHCC (879-7422)
    E-mail: admissions@phcc.edu
    http://www.pasco-hernandocc.com/academics/programs/display.php?id=rn

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    Polk Community College / Department of Nursing:"Graduates of the Nursing Program are awarded the Associate in Science in Nursing degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – RN to become a licensed registered nurse. The PCC Nursing Program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, NY, 10006; (212) 363-5555."
    Polk Community College / Department of Nursing
    999 Avenue H. NE
    Winter Haven, Florida 33881
    (863) 297-1010, ext. 5629
    E-mail: lschaak@polk.edu
    http://www.polk.edu/INSTRUCT/Mash/nursing/program.htm

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    Saint Petersburg College / Nursing Department:"The SPC Associate Degree in Nursing Program is fully approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. Successful students of the SPC Nursing Program receive an Associate in Science in Nursing Degree enabling the individual to apply to write the licensing examination and receive their Registered Nurse (R.N.) license. Graduates of associate degree nursing programs are able to provide direct nursing care to patients in hospitals and other health agencies. Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program are able to provide management and leadership in complex healthcare settings."
    Saint Petersburg College / College of Nursing
    St. Petersburg College
    P.O. Box 13489
    St. Petersburg FL 33733-3489
    (727)341-3618
    Jean M. Wortock, Ph.D., ARNP Dean, HE 253A
    E-mail: wortockj@spcollege.edu
    http://www.spcollege.edu/hec/nursing/

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    Santa Fe Community College / Nursing Programs(ASN, LPN to RN, Paramedic to RN, PN, PCA, NA, HHA):"The mission of our Nursing Programs at Santa Fe Community College is to be responsive to current and evolving health care needs of our community by providing nursing education. The mission/vision is in keeping with currently accepted social, educational and nursing standards, and is consistent with the mission/vision and values of Santa Fe Community College. We add value to our student's lives by offering a student-oriented philosophy, which is affordable and accessible to a diverse student population."
    Santa Fe Community College
    3000 NW 83rd Street-W. 201
    Gainesville, FL 32606-6200
    (352)395-5650
    E-mail: information@sfcc.edu
    http://inst.sfcc.edu/~health/Nursing/

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    Seminole Community College / Department of Nursing:"When pursuing an education as a healthcare professional, it is important to choose a program that will help you achieve your goals. Some students work toward a degree. Some prefer to gain the skills and knowledge needed to begin working right away. Still others are healthcare professionals looking to remain up-to-date with new technologies or broaden their experience. A.S. Degree Nursing Program:Generic Track, LPN Transition Track ,Paramedic/RT Transition Track. Certificate Programs:Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, Practical Nursing, Patient Care Assistant."
    Seminole Community College
    Nursing Department / Campus: Sanford/Lake Mary
    Office: V-007
    407.328.2474 or Fax: 407.328.2277
    E-mail:nursing@scc-fl.edu
    http://www.scc-fl.edu/nursing/degreesdiplomas/

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    South University - West Palm Beach:"The dynamics of southeast coastal Florida make earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree a worthy goal. As the region experiences a gain in population each year the vacancy rate for nurses also continues to increase. Meanwhile, the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice and the American Nurses Association recommends that two-thirds of the basic nurse workforce be prepared with a bachelor's degree or higher by the year 2010 to meet the increasingly complex conditions of today's patient care needs."
    South University
    1760 North Congress Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409-5178
    Phone: 561.697.9200
    Toll Free: 1-866-629-2902
    Fax: 561.697.9944
    E-mail: wpbfdesk@southuniversity.edu
    http://www.southuniversity.edu/campus/campus_programs.asp?plid=4&id=2

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    University of Central Florida / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"The school offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) -- the basis of professional nursing practice -- that is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The bachelor's degree program is an upper-division, limited-access major. The B.S.N. graduate is prepared to provide comprehensive care in a variety of acute, community and rehabilitative settings. Program emphasis includes clinical nursing practice, health promotion and maintenance, hands-on experiences across the continuum of care and preparation for leadership roles. The program also provides a foundation for graduate studies."
    University of Central Florida
    School of Nursing College of Health and Public Affairs
    HPA I Suite 220
    Orlando, FL 32816-2210
    Phone: (407) 823-2744 or Fax: (407) 823-5675
    E-mail: ucfnurse@mail.ucf.edu
    http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/nursing/bsn.cfm

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    University of Florida / College of Nursing:"The College of Nursing offers option for baccalaureate, master's and doctoral studies in nursing. As a member of a truly interdisciplinary health science center with five other health discipline colleges, students have the opportunity to experience all that health care has to offer, through education, research and practice."
    University of Florida / College of Nursing
    P.O. Box 100197
    Gainesville, FL 32610-0197
    Voice: 352-273-6400 or Fax: 352-273-6440
    E-mail:askelly@nursing.ufl.edu
    http://con.ufl.edu/academics/academics.asp?ID=10

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    University of Florida College of Nursing Jacksonville:"We offer numerous nursing education programs ranging from undergraduate to doctoral levels of study. Upon completion of a program's requirements, students receive a degree from the University of Florida. We offer a part-time course of study for current R.N.s resulting in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, as well as a fast track R.N./B.S.N.-to-M.S.N. option. Our Master's of Science in Nursing Program has a number of specialized tracks, and post-master's study is also available. At the apex of our educational offerings is the Ph.D. in Nursing, and we offer a fast track B.S.N.-to-Ph.D. option. Each of our fast track options eliminates about two semesters of study."
    University of Florida College of Nursing Jacksonville
    UF College of Nursing Jacksonville
    3rd Floor, Learning Resources Center
    653-1 W. Eighth St.
    Jacksonville, FL 32209-0197
    (904) 244-5172
    http://www.hscj.ufl.edu/nursing/

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    University of Miami School of Nursing:"As South Florida's first baccalaureate nursing program in 1948, and the second in Florida to offer the doctorate in nursing in 1985, the School of Nursing and Health Studies has a history of leading the way in nursing education. The School was one of the first in the country to offer the nurse practitioner program in 1973. Two years after introducing the master's in nursing in 1976, the School added nurse midwifery and psychiatric-mental health nursing options."
    University of Miami School of Nursing
    School of Nursing and Health Studies
    P.O. Box 248153
    Coral Gables, 33124
    Telephone: 305-284-3666
    E-mail: dkorniewicz@miami.edu
    http://www.miami.edu/nur/

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    University of North Florida / Department of Nursing:"The School of Nursing at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. There are three pathways, or tracks, to the degree. The Prelicensure track is for first-time nursing students who want to prepare for a dynamic, exciting career in nursing. The Prelicensure Accelerated track is designed for those already holding a baccalaureate in another field and desiring a career in nursing. The RN-BSN track is for students who are already registered nurses and who now want to further their education and expand their career opportunities by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The baccalaureate nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The School of Nursing program admits students into the Primary Care Nursing Practitioner track for those individuals who wish to become nurse practitioners skilled in meeting the health care needs of individuals and families across the life-span. Graduates from this track are eligible to take the Family Nurse Practitioner Certification examination and for licensure as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners."
    University of North Florida
    4567 St John's Bluff Road South
    Jacksonville, FL 32224-2673
    (904) 620-2418
    E-mail:bdibble@unf.edu
    http://www.unf.edu/coh/cohnursi.htm

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    University of South Florida / College of Nursing:"Nursing graduates have career options that simply didn't exist just a few short years ago. That's exciting news! This dramatic change heralds the wealth of new opportunities opening up in the field of nursing. No longer are nurses limited to hospital-based inpatient care. Todays graduates are finding fulfillment in such fast-expanding areas as home care, community health, other outpatient sites, long-term care, schools, nursing management as well as hospitals and ambulatory care settings."
    University of South Florida
    4202 E. Fowler Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33620
    (813) 974-2191
    E-mail: nurstudent@hsc.usf.edu
    http://health.usf.edu/nocms/nursing/

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    University of Tampa / Department of Nursing (BSN, MSN Programs):"The University offers four program options for nursing students. All are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)."
    University of Tampa Nursing Admissions
    401 West Kennedy Blvd.
    Tampa, Florida 33606 USA
    phone: 813-253-6273 or toll free: 888-MINARET (646-2738)
    fax: 813-258-7442
    E-mail: admissions@ut.edu
    http://www.ut.edu/admissions/new/nursing.html

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    University of West Florida / Department of Nursing:"Our RN to B.S.N. bridge program is designed for a student who is a registered nurse with an Associate Degree in Nursing from a Junior College/Community College or a diploma in Nursing from a hospital based program. UWF's program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN). An applicant to this upper level, 2 year program must be licensed to practice in the State of Florida prior to the enrollment in the first clinical course in the degree plan. The 4 year BSN program is a limited access program available to upper division students who have taken the appropriate lower division preparatory courses. As a limited access program, UWF can select 36 students to begin the upper division nursing program in the Fall semester of each year."
    University of West Florida
    11000 University Pkwy.
    Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
    (850) 494-3802
    E-mail: nursing@uwf.edu
    http://uwf.edu/nursing/welcome/

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    Valencia Community College (ASN):"This program is designed for students who seek immediate employment in the field of nursing. Students wishing to transfer any credits from this program to another institution must accept responsibility for securing approval in advance from the transfer institution. This program has been coordinated with local health care agencies, the State Department of Education and the State Board of Nursing."
    P.O. BOX 3028
    Orlando, Florida 32802-3028
    Main Phone Number 407-299-5000 or 407-582-1075
    E-mail:lcadet2@valenc.edu
    https://c2k.valenciacc.edu/Heading.asp?heading_id=36

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    Webster College / LPN Program:"The Webster College Practical Nursing Program is recognized by the Florida Board of Nursing. Upon satisfactory completion of the Practical Nursing Program requirements, students will be eligible to submit an application to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for practical nurses. Upon passing the NCLEX-PN Exam, the PN candidate is eligible for licensure, provided the candidate has satisfied all Florida Board of Nursing requirements."
    Webster College
    2127 Grand Blvd
    Holiday, FL 34690
    (727) 942-0069
    E-mail: nursing@webstercollege.com
    http://www.webstercollege.edu/practicalnursingdegrees/Default.asp

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Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS):"Welcome to the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). Throughout this website, we are pleased to share with you some of the exciting and rewarding opportunities that await you at CGFNS. We hold strong to the values of excellence, which have sustained CGFNS for almost a quarter of a century. As we enter the new millennium, this is a critical time for the nation, for health professionals and for our organization and its divisions, the International Commission on Healthcare Professions (ICHP), the International Consulting and Educational Service (ICE), and the International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (ICD). We are privileged to be in the public policy arena, helping to ensure that United States immigration policy is objective and effective."
Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
3600 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2651 USA
Business Office: (215) 222-8454
Applicant Inquiries: (215) 349-8767
Facsimile: (215) 662-0425
Telex: 402409 CGFNS PHA
Cable: CGFNS, Philadelphia, USA
E-mail: info@cgfns.org
http://www.cgfns.org/

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The Nursing School Adviser, Paying for Your Nursing Education, Petersons.com:"The expense of attending college is considerable and is increasing each year at a rate faster than most other products and services. In fact, the cost of a nursing education at a public four-year college can be more than $14,000 per year, including tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses. The cost at a private college or university, at either the graduate or the undergraduate level, can be more than $30,000 per year."
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Nursing Faculty Salaries Post Continued Increases, AACN Survey Shows: Mostly Modest Gains, However, Come As Many Schools Work to Stem Faculty Shortages, includes chart "Average Salaries and Percentage Change for All Full-Time Nurse Faculty 1997-98 to 1998-99."
News media can obtain a copy of the AACN report by contacting the AACN Office of Public Affairs at 202-463-6930, x231, or dmezibov@aacn.nche.edu.
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University of Salford School of Nursing (UK):"The School of Nursing is proud of its roots in the local health service and today retains close links with local NHS Trusts. The School works closely with clinicians from these Trusts and NHS purchasers of training in the planning, implementation and evaluation of sound educational and training programmes and provides an extensive mix of clinical experiences for students within general hospital, community, and specialist units in both the NHS and private sector organisations. The main purpose of the School of Nursing is to offer a range of high quality education and training programmes for nurses which will enable them to promote healthy living and to maintain and develop quality care for their patients and clients. A fundamental objective is to produce nurses who are capable of adopting a reflective approach to practice, question orthodoxy and develop and evaluate new approaches to care to provide a cost-effective quality service to be able to cope with rapid technical, managerial, social and professional change. University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4WT, UK. TELEPHONE +44 (0)161 295 5000
http://www.nursing.salford.ac.uk/

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