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    Blue Ridge Community College / Nursing Program (ADN):"The BRCC nursing program is a 65 semester credit course of study leading to an AAS degree (Associate in Applied Science in Nursing). Associate degree nursing programs, such as the one at BRCC, are designed to prepare selected students to perform direct patient care primarily in acute care (hospital) settings."
    Blue Ridge Community College
    Box 80
    One College Lane
    Weyers Cave, VA 24486
    Phone: (540) 234-9261
    E-mail: Brhelp@brcc.edu
    http://www1.brcc.edu/nursing/

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    Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing (Diploma Nursing):"Since 1961, more than 1,000 students have graduated from the three-year Registered Nurse diploma program at the Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing. Our program prepares students for licensure as a registered nurse and gives students a solid foundation to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing.Early student involvement with patients is a strength of our program. Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing has hands on clinical experiences that start the very first semester. Our class size is small, which allows students to receive the individualized attention they need."
    Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing
    8550 Magellan Parkway, Suite 1100
    Richmond, VA 23227
    Phone: (804) 627-5300 or Fax: (804) 627-5330
    E-mail: bsr-hr@bshsi.com
    http://www.bonsecours.com/bsmson/default.asp

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    Centra Health / Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing (PN, Diploma Nursing):"Centra Health offers career opportunities in the health care field through its two schools of nursing. Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing offers a 33-month diploma program that prepares qualified men and women for careers as registered professional nurses. The Centra Health School of Practical Nursing offers a 12 month program to prepare qualified applicants for careers as licensed practical nurses."
    Centra Health
    1920 Atherholt Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24501 USA
    Phone: (434) 947-3070
    http://www.centrahealth.com/career/lynchburg_nursingschool.aspx

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    Dabney S. Lancaster Community College / Nursing Program (LPN, ADN):"The Practical Nursing (PN) program at DSLCC consists of three semesters (47 semester credit hours) of full-time study. After successful completion of this program, students earn a Certificate in Practical Nursing and are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for practical nursing. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program at DSLCC is for students who have completed a Certificate in Practical Nursing and who want to become registered nurses (RNs). This program consists of two semesters of study (22 semester credit hours) following completion of pre-requisite courses and a two-credit bridge course."
    Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
    1000 Dabney Drive
    Clifton Forge, VA 24422
    Phone: (540) 863-2843
    E-mail: jcoleman@dl.vccs.edu
    http://www.dl.vccs.edu/programs/nursing/index.html

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    Danville Regional Medical Center / School of Nursing (Diploma RN, LPN to RN):"Danville Regional School of Nursing is a hospital based school designed to prepare the individual for eligibility to write the NCLEX-RN Examination and entry level professional nursing practice. Excellent faculty and staff continually strive to educate nurses who can provide efficient, effective, quality nursing care in a variety of health care settings. We believe that quality education is achieved by open communication, innovation, and team work. We also believe in Danville Regional Medical Center's values of honesty, integrity, respect, and community."
    Danville Regional Medical Center
    142 South Main Street
    Danville, VA 24541
    Phone: (434) 799-4510 or Fax: (434) 799-3718
    E-mail: herndonc@drmc.drhsi.org
    http://www.danvilleregional.org/abschnur.html

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    Eastern Mennonite University / Department of Nursing (BSN, LPN to RN):"EMU's Nursing Department offers an accredited baccalaureate degree in nursing, from an Anabaptist (Mennonite) perspective. The department aims to prepare excellent generalist professional nurses, who are ready to serve a changing world in local, national, and international settings. Our flexible curriculum design allows the department to serve the needs of students with diverse educational backgrounds, from beginning students to registered and practical nurses."
    Eastern Mennonite University
    1200 Park Road
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802 - 2462
    Phone: (540) 432-4000 or Fax: (540) 432-4444
    E-mail: information@emu.edu or hershbea@emu.edu
    http://www.emu.edu/nursing/mission.htm

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    George Mason University / College of Nursing (BSN, MSN, PhD):"Our nursing programs are filling a much needed gap in the nursing workforce. Undergraduate program options include traditional BSN educational opportunities, an accelerated program of study for second degree students, and our popular RN to BSN program. Because nursing educators and advanced practice nurses are also part of the current and future nursing shortage, admissions to our nursing Master's degree and PhD programs are bustling. Our commitment to high quality in these programs is underscored by the fact that our graduate nursing programs have consistently been ranked in the top 50 nationally by U.S. News and World Report."
    George Mason University
    4400 University Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 USA
    Phone: (703) 993-1901 or Fax: (703) 993-1943
    E-mail: cnhs@gmu.edu
    http://cnhs.gmu.edu/FromTheDean.html

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    Germanna Community College / Locust Grove Campus (ADN):"The two-year Associate in Applied Science degree curriculum in Nursing is designed to prepare selected students to qualify as contributing members of the health team, rendering direct patient care as beginning practitioners of nursing in a variety of health service facilities. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination leading to licensure as a registered nurse (RN)."
    Germanna Community College
    Locust Grove Campus
    2130 Germanna Highway
    Locust Grove, VA 22508-2102
    Phone: (540) 727-3000 or TTY: (540) 727-3209
    Fax: (540) 727-3207
    E-mail: information@gcc.vccs.edu
    http://www.gcc.vccs.edu/instruction/AASprograms.asp#Nursing

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    Hampton University / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, PhD):"The Hampton University School of Nursing (SON) offers degree programs in nursing on the undergraduate, graduate and PhD levels. Undergraduate programs include the B.S., LPN to B.S. and RN to BS programs. In addition, an accelerated BS program is also offered through the College of Virginia Beach. Master of science degree programs are offered for the roles of nursing education, administration, and nurse practitioner. Specialties for these roles include women's health, pediatrics, family health, community health nursing, advanced adult nursing, community mental health/psychiatric nursing, and gerontological nursing. The doctor of philosophy degree in nursing is offered with a focus on families and family research. The PhD and master of science program for the role of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner is available as distance education programs."
    Hampton University
    Hampton, Virginia 23668
    Phone: (800) 624-3328
    E-mail: admissions@hamptonu.edu
    http://www.hamptonu.edu/academics/schools/libarts/mil_sci/nursing.htm

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    Henrico County Public Schools / St. Mary's Hospital School of Practical Nursing:"The program is eighteen (18) months in length. The first nine months constitute Practical Nursing I and is taught at Hermitage Technical Center from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Senior students attend their home school for half of each school day and the technical center for the other half day. Adults attend either the morning or afternoon session, depending on senior students' enrollment. Practical Nursing II, or the last nine months, is full-time, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. Students gain clinical experience in a variety of community settings and at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital."
    St. Mary's Hospital School of Practical Nursing
    201 East Nine Mile Road
    Highland Springs, VA 23075
    Phone: (804) 328-4095
    E-mail: mrbeaton@henrico.k12.va.us
    http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/adulteducation/Practical%20Nursing.html

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    James Madison University / Department of Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, MSN):"The JMU Nursing faculty is committed to nursing education that is rooted in a strong liberal arts and science foundation and that meets professional standards for nursing education and practice. The faculty seeks to prepare professional nurses who are capable of independent and collaborative problem-solving, decision-making, and the delivery and coordination of care to meet a wide range of client health care needs in a changing health care delivery system and a diverse society."
    James Madison University
    800 S. Main St.
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807
    Phone: (540) 568-6211 or Fax: (540) 568-7896
    E-mail: mcmillka@jmu.edu
    http://www.nursing.jmu.edu/index.html

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    Jefferson College of Health Sciences / Nursing Program (ADN, BSN, MSN):"Welcome to the Nursing Department at Jefferson College of Health Sciences. It's a great time to be in nursing, especially at JCHS, where students can choose from a variety of nursing programs designed for the person entering nursing as a novice and for the experienced health care practitioner looking for career advancement through continuing their education."
    Jefferson College of Health Sciences
    920 S. Jefferson Street
    Roanoke, VA 24016
    Phone: (1-888) 985-8483
    E-mail: admissions@mail.jchs.edu
    http://www.jchs.edu/page.php/prmID/79

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    John Tyler Community College / Nursing Program (ADN, LPN to RN):"John Tyler Community College's nursing program prepares individuals to enter the registered nursing profession. JTCC nursing students learn to deliver quality patient care and to make critical and ethical decisions under pressure. Students enrolled in the nursing program work toward receiving an associate in applied science (AAS) degree in nursing or an allied health preparation career studies certificate. Within the associate degree program students may pursue one of three tracks: traditional day program, HCA/JTCC Partnership Nursing Program and the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) Weekend Program."
    John Tyler Community College
    13101 Jefferson Davis Highway
    Chester, VA 23831-5316
    Phone: (800) 552-3490
    E-mail: AdmissionsandRecords@jtcc.edu
    http://www.jtcc.edu/nursing

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    Liberty University / Graduate School of Nursing (MSN):"Liberty University's Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to prepare competent women and men to provide expert clinical care and related health care services and programs to individuals, families, and people groups across the lifespan in a variety of acute care and community settings from the perspective of a Christian worldview. Graduates will be prepared to practice as clinical nurse specialists with the critical thinking skills and knowledge needed to promote the profession of nursing through clinical practice, teaching, research, program development and implementation, and scholarship and embrace their vocation as a calling through which they fulfill the will of God."
    Liberty University
    1971 University Boulevard
    Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
    Phone: (434) 582-2556 or (434) 582-2000
    E-mail: gradadmissions@liberty.edu or hspear@liberty.edu
    http://www.liberty.edu/academics/arts-sciences/nursing/index.cfm?PID=829

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    Lynchburg College / Human Performance Nursing Program (BSN):"Baccalaureate education at Lynchburg College is based upon an integration of liberal arts and sciences, nursing knowledge, and clinical practice which prepares the professional nurse to practice from a caring, holistic, and scientific foundation and to adhere to the American Nurses' Association Standards of Practice. The program prepares professional nurses to maximize the quality of nursing care through the application of theory and research to practice, and to function in a variety of roles."
    Lynchburg College
    1501 Lakeside Drive
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    Phone: (434) 544-8100
    E-mail: admissions@lynchburg.edu
    http://www.lynchburg.edu/nursing.xml

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    Marymount University / Department of Nursing (ADN, BSN, MSN):"Marymount University offers undergraduate degrees in nursing (A.A.S., B.S.N), the M.S.N. (three areas of specialization), and four graduate certificate programs. Accelerated degree programs are available for licensed practical nurses, registered nurses who do not have a degree, and individuals who have a college degree in a field other than nursing."
    Marymount University
    School of Health Professions
    2807 N. Glebe Road
    Arlington, VA 22207-4299
    Phone: (703) 284-1580
    E-mail: admissions@marymount.edu
    http://www.marymount.edu/academic/healthprof/nursing/

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    New Horizon Regional Education Center / Nursing Department (LPN):"The Practical Nursing Program consists of four semesters of theory and clinical experience and is open to high school seniors and adults. The program prepares its graduates to provide nursing care in relatively stable situations. Students are trained to function as essential members of the health team under the supervision of a physician and/or a registered medical professional. The New Horizons Regional Education Center does not discriminate in admission to, or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs, services, or activities based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or age in accordance with state and federal laws. Alternative forms of this document are available upon request. The nursing program articulates with Thomas Nelson Community College, Tidewater Community College and Norfolk State University."
    New Horizon Regional Education Center
    Butler Farm Campus
    520 Butler Farm Road
    Hampton, VA 23666
    Phone: (757) 766-0580 or Fax: (757) 766-5685
    E-mail: dgillis@nhgs.tec.va.us or gmongold@nhgs.tec.va.us
    http://www.nhgs.tec.va.us/nursinggeneralinfo.shtml

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    New River Community College / Nursing Program (LPN):"The practical nursing faculty supports the New River Community College Mission statement that all people should have a chance to develop and extend their skills and knowledge and to increase awareness of their roles and duties as citizens."
    New River Community College
    P.O. Box 1127
    Dublin, VA 24084
    Phone: (540) 674-3600
    E-mail: nrcopem@nr.edu
    http://www.nr.edu/nrcc2/lpn/index.htm

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    Norfolk State University / Department of Nursing(ADN, LPN to RN, BSN):"The Department of Nursing offers Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science Degree programs in Nursing which are fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. 61 Broadway 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006, 1-800-669-1656 and approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing 6606 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230-1717,804-662-9909. The Associate Degree program prepares students as registered nurses able to assist individuals with self-care deficits associated with common recurring health problems. This program has two tracks: one for individuals without prior nursing experience and one for qualified licensed practical nurses (LPNs)."
    Norfolk State University
    700 Park Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23504 USA
    Phone: (757) 823-2205 or (757) 823-8600
    E-mail: admissions@nsu.edu
    http://www.nsu.edu/nursing/nursing.html

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    Norfolk Technical Vocational Center / Nursing Program (LPN):"This course for high school seniors and adults covers a calendar period of eighteen months which is divided into two nine-month phases. Level I runs concurrently with the high school schedule. Courses basic to the study of nursing, such as nutrition, growth and development, body structure and function, vocational relationships, drug therapy and nursing fundamentals are taught. In preparation for limited clinical experience, the student will incur the cost of health screening, appropriate immunizations, health insurance and the student uniform."
    Norfolk Technical Vocational Center
    1330 N. Military Highway
    Norfolk, Virginia 23502
    Phone: (757)892-3300
    http://ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=25596

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    Northern Virginia Community College / Nursing Dept (ADN):"The purpose of Allied Health and Nursing programs is to prepare caring, competent, adaptable, reflective, service-oriented health care professionals who can identify and use a variety of resources and technologies to function successfully in diverse and evolving health care practice environments."
    Northern Virginia Community College
    4001 Wakefield Chapel Road
    Annandale, VA 22003-3796
    Phone: (703) 323-3000
    E-mail: ithelpdesk@nvcc.edu
    http://www.nvcc.edu/curcatalog/programs/healthtech.htm

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    Old Dominion University / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"The School of Nursing at Old Dominion University offers two professional degrees: the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) and the Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.). The baccalaureate degree (BSN) is offered to two distinct student populations; prelicensure students and post-licensure (Registered Nurse) students. The prelicensure curriculum is available as a traditional 3 year program and a 2 year accelerated year round program. This flexible scheduling allows the School of Nursing to meet the needs of working students or those desire a different option."
    Old Dominion University
    School of Nursing
    Norfolk, VA 23529-0500
    Phone: (757) 683-4297 or Fax: (757) 683-5253
    E-mail: oduson@odu.edu
    http://hs.odu.edu/nursing/

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    Patrick Henry Community College / Nursing Program (ADN):"The nursing major prepares selected students to qualify as practitioners of technical nursing in a variety of health service facilities. After successful completion of the program, students will be eligible for the National Council Licensure Exam-Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    Special Accreditation Status: The program is accredited by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission."
    Patrick Henry Community College
    645 Patriot Avenue
    P.O. Box 5311
    Martinsville, Virginia 24115
    Phone: (276) 638-8777
    E-mail: klandrum@ph.vccs.edu
    http://www.ph.vccs.edu/programs.cfm?action=display&ID=19&word=searchtext

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    Piedmont Virginia Community College / Nursing Program (ADN):"The nursing program is organized around the belief that nursing is the promotion of optimal health and self-care for persons who are well or those with acute or chronic illnesses throughout the life span. The nurse provides individual care for the person as a member of a family, community, and culture."
    Piedmont Virginia Community College
    501 College Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    Phone: (434) 961-5239
    E-mail: asmith@pvcc.edu
    http://www.pvcc.edu/mathsci/deg_nursing.asp

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    Radford University / School of Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, MSN):"The mission of the Radford University School of Nursing is to educate professional nurses to meet the changing health care needs of the region, state, nation, and world. Educational experiences are designed to prepare students to provide culturally sensitive nursing care to clients' diversity. Students are responsible and accountable for professional nursing practice in keeping with the American Nurses' Association Standards of Nursing Practice."
    Radford University
    Box 6964
    East Main St.
    Radford, Virginia 24142
    Phone: (540) 831-7700 or Fax: (540) 831-7716
    E-mail: nurs-web@radford.edu
    http://nurs-web.asp.radford.edu/

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    Riverside School of Health Careers / Nursing Program (Diploma Nursing, LPN):"Riverside School of Professional Nursing is pleased to offer a 2-year Day Division Nursing Program and a 3-year Evening/Weekend Division Nursing Program. The nursing program of study is specifically designed to be concise and meet the needs of a variety of students in a changing contemporary health care environment."
    Riverside School of Health Careers
    500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
    Newport News, VA 23601
    Phone: (757) 594-3349
    E-mail: admissions@riversideonline.com
    http://www.riverside-online.com/rshc/professionalnursing.html

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    Sentara School of Health Professions / Registered Nursing Program (Diploma Nursing, LPN):"The Registered Nursing Program, Norfolk's first Nursing School, began in 1892. It was created by the Retreat of the Sick, a 24-bed hospital. The two-year program, taught by physicians, was open to any female, 18 or older, with a grammar school education. The schooling was free, but students had to supply their own books and uniforms. Four young women were accepted into the first class."
    Sentara School of Health Professions
    Crossways I - Suite 105
    1441 Crossways Blvd.
    Chesapeake, Va. 23320
    Phone: (757) 668-2900
    E-mail: healthprofessions@sentara.com
    http://www.sentara.com/healthprofessions/schools/registered_nursing__facts.htm

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    Shenandoah University / Division of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"Since the 1960s, Shenandoah University has played an integral role in the education of nurses in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. This rich tradition includes the provision of baccalaureate, and master degree nursing programs.Students selecting SU, will find themselves in an innovative, clinically-based curriculum that will facilitate their professional development as practitioners. The BSN and the MSN programs are accredited by CCNE."
    Shenandoah University Nursing Division
    1775 North Sector Court
    Winchester, VA 22601
    Phone: (800) 432-2266 or (540) 678-4374
    E-mail: sralph@su.edu
    http://www.su.edu/nursing/

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    Southside Regional Medical Center / School of Nursing (Diploma Nursing):"Southside Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, established in 1895 as The Petersburg Training School for Nurses, is a two-year hospital-based diploma program that prepares individuals to become registered nurses (RN). The curriculum is academically challenging, offers personal fulfillment, and provides a strong foundation for professional competence in the practice of nursing."
    Southside Regional Medical Center
    801 South Adams Street
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803
    Phone: (866) 338-7762 or (804) 862-5800
    E-mail: tlittle@chs.net
    http://www.srmcnursing.org/about.asp

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    Suffolk Public Schools / Louise Obici Memorial Hospital / School of Practical Nursing:"Suffolk Public Schools/Obici Hospital School of Practical Nursing is a community-based practical nursing program. The program offers a planned curriculum of instruction to educate an individual to be knowledgeable in the skills and abilities essential to practice, as an entry-level practical nurse, in a safe and effective manner."
    Suffolk Public Schools / Louise Obici Memorial Hospital
    4169 Pruden Blvd.
    Suffolk, VA 23434
    Phone: (757) 934.4827 or Fax: (757) 934.4835
    E-mail: gsweat@obici.com
    http://www.obici.com/system/nurse_ed.asp

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    Thomas Nelson Community College / Nursing Department (ADN):"The Nursing Department at Thomas Nelson Community College provides residents of the Virginia Peninsula with comprehensive instruction in the art and science of nursing extending through the associate degree level. This program is fully approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 350 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014, (212) 989-9393, ext. 153, (www.nln/nac.org). This agency serves as a resource for program information and tuition and fee structures. The course of study is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required for employment as entry level registered nurses, to continue their education at four-year institutions, and to become generally educated citizens who function in a complex world."
    Thomas Nelson Community College
    99 Thomas Nelson Dr.
    P.O. Box 9407
    Hampton VA 23670
    Phone: (757) 825-2700 or (757) 253-4300
    E-mail: admissions@tncc.edu
    http://tncc.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1652&Itemid=242

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    Tidewater Community College - Portsmouth / Nursing Program (ADN, LPN to RN):"The Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing is designed for students who plan to pursue a career as a registered nurse. The program provides a background for maximum transfer opportunities to baccalaureate nursing. Nurses are eligible for employment in a variety of acute care facilities or long-term care facilities, hospices, home health services, mental health facilities, rehabilitation centers, health departments, and doctors offices. The Tidewater Community College Nursing program is located at the Portsmouth campus and is accredited by The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The Associate in Applied Science degree requires five semesters of full-time study. In addition, TCC offers an Articulated Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to RN program, advanced placement opportunities for the LPN, as well as an LPN evening program."
    Tidewater Community College - Portsmouth
    7000 College Drive
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    Phone: (757) 822-2303
    E-mail: dbell@tcc.edu or tctrotc@tcc.edu
    http://www.tcc.edu/academics/divisions/healthprofessions/nursing/index.htm

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    University of Virginia / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, NP, PhD):"From its beginnings in 1901, the School of Nursing has evolved into one of the nation's top-ranked schools for nursing education and research. Today, this nationally accredited institution draws on the expertise of a distinguished faculty to offer a wide range of educational opportunities at both the baccalaureate and graduate level. Recognizing that education comes in many forms, the School of Nursing supports these opportunities by offering participation in research, clinical practice, and community service, as well as through a variety of student organizations."
    UVa School of Nursing
    McLeod Hall
    202 15th St SW
    Charlottesville, VA 22903-3306
    Phone: (434) 924-0141 or (1-888) 283-8703
    E-mail: nur-osa@virginia.edu
    http://www.nursing.virginia.edu/about.asp

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    University of Virginia's College at Wise / Department of Nursing (BSN):"The Department of Nursing offers a program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN). This program is fully approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing and has been granted unconditional accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. After completing the prerequisite courses, students may apply for admission to the nursing major, which has two tracks. Upon completion of the general education courses and the required nursing courses, the student will have accrued a total of 120 hours for graduation."
    University of Virginia's College at Wise
    One College Avenue
    Wise, Virginia 24293
    Phone: (888) 282-9324
    E-mail: info@uvawise.edu
    http://www.wise.virginia.edu/nursing/index.html

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    Virginia Commonwealth University / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, PhD):"The School has prepared graduates for initial licensure since it inception in 1893. In the 1950's the entry level program became a baccalaureate degree. In the late 1980's an innovative program providing educational access for RN's returning for baccalaureate education was begun. In the early 1970's a certificate nurse practitioner program was begun and in the mid 1970's the first master's program in nursing was established here at VCU. In the early 1980's the NP certificate program was redeveloped within the masters framework. In the 1990's a revision of the masters curriculum placed us on the cutting edge of the new concept in advanced practice nursing. Post master's certificate program for advanced practice were added for master prepared nurses to prepare for new areas of clinical responsibilities. In the late 1980's a doctoral program in nursing was established."
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    1220 East Broad Street
    PO Box 980567
    Richmond, VA 23298-0567 USA
    Phone: (804) 828-0724 or Admissions Office: (800) 828-9451
    E-mail: jalewis@hsc.vcu.edu
    http://www.nursing.vcu.edu

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    Virginia Highlands Community College / Virginia Appalachian Tricollege (ADN):"Established in 1972, the Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program is a three college consortium serving several counties in the extreme portion of picturesque and mountainous southwest Virginia which includes Tazewell, Buchanan, Russell, Dickenson, Wise, Lee, Scott, Smyth, and Washington counties. VATNP is part of the statewide Virginia Community College System and is one of the largest nursing programs in the state of Virginia. Students who successfully complete all coursework graduate with an A.A.S. Degree in Nursing."
    Virginia Highlands Community College
    PO Box 828
    Abingdon, VA 24210
    Phone: (276) 739-2460
    E-mail: dgobble@vhcc.edu
    http://www.me.vccs.edu/dept/ietech/nursing/index.html

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    Virginia Western Community College / Nursing Department (LPN, ADN):"The Health Technology Division provides a broad range of educational opportunities to become allied health professionals. Offerings include Associate of Applied Science Degree programs inDental Hygiene, Nursing, and Radiography, as well as a cooperative program (AAS) in Medical Laboratory Technology and a certificate programs in Radiation Oncology and Practical Nursing."
    Virginia Western Community College
    PO Box 14007
    Roanoke, VA 24038
    Phone: (540) 857-VWCC
    E-mail: mbarnas@vw.vccs.edu
    http://www.vw.vccs.edu/health/index.html

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    Wytheville Community College / Nursing program (ADN):"The two-year Associate Degree program is designed to prepare students to qualify as contributing members of the health team, rendering direct patient care as beginning practitioners of nursing in a variety of health services facilities. At the successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) leading to licensure as a registered nurse (R.N.)."
    Wytheville Community College
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700 or Fax: (276) 223-4778
    E-mail: wccoeml@wcc.vccs.edu
    http://www.wcc.vccs.edu/prospStudents/programs/nursing.asp

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Mandatory BSN to practice nursing being considered:"Surely some of you have heard that New York is considering making a BSN degree mandatory in order to practice in that state. Given the nursing shortage and shortage of RN grads of any type what do you think about their plans?



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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.
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Media/NewsReleases/fcsl99.htm

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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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