Loma Linda University School of Nursing

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Loma Linda University School of Nursing
Loma Linda University
School of Nursing – BS, MS, DNP & PhD
Facts about LLU
» Founded: 1905 by the Seventh-day Adventist Church
» Located: Southern California (Loma Linda, CA)
» Status: Private, church affiliated, coeducational, health sciences
» Current enrollment: 4000+ students
» Academic Programs: over 200 degree and certificate programs in the Schools of:
~ Allied Health (DPT, MS, MPT, MHIS, BS, AS)
~ Dentistry (DDS, BS)
~ Medicine (MD, MS, PhD)
~ Nursing (BS, MS,DNP)
~ Pharmacy (PharmD)
~ Public Health (DrPH, MPH, MSPH, BSPH)
~ Religion (MS)
~ Science and Technology (PhD, PsyD, DMFT, MA, MS, MSW)
Mission of LLU
» Loma Linda University, a Seventh-day Adventist Christian health
sciences institution, seeks to further the healing and teaching
ministry of Jesus Christ "to make man whole“
» We purposefully integrate the Seventh-day Adventist approach to
whole person care…mind, body, and spirit.
» We are looking for students who want more than a job; we seek
students who want to reach out to contribute to the quality of
people’s lives. Our graduates leave Loma Linda University with a
solid foundation to transform the world one person at a time, and
inspired to serve.
BACCALAUREATE
PROGRAM
BS Track Options
»Regular BS
»Accelerated BA/BS to BS
»LVN to BS
»RN to BS
Pre-requisites
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Intermediate Algebra (or HS Algebra II)
Intro to Physics (or a year of HS Physics)
Anatomy & Physiology I (with lab)+
Anatomy & Physiology II (with lab)+
Intro to Organic Chemistry (with lab)+
Intro to Biochemistry (with lab)+
Basic Medical Microbiology (with lab)+
Public Speaking
English Composition (full sequence)
General Psychology
Lifespan Development (Developmental Psychology)
Intro to Sociology
Physical Education (2 activity classes)
Humanities (16 quarter units)
Foreign Language
Statistics (with computer application) – for students with a BA/BS degree
+ must be within 5 years
Admission Requirements
» Minimum college cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 3.0 for the
regular track, 3.3 for the accelerated track (BA/BS to BS)
» All prerequisites with a “C” or better
» Application with personal essay
» Official transcripts from all college credits
» Pre-entrance exams (TEAS & Critical Thinking)
» Three letters of recommendation (2 from instructors)
» Completion of HS or equivalent
» All qualified applicants will be invited to interview
» Recommended: It is recommended that applicants obtain volunteer or work
experience in a hospital/clinical setting
TEAS & Critical Thinking
» TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) – version V
~ Math, Science, English and Reading
~ We require a minimum 66% Adjusted Individual Score
~ 1st time cost is covered by application fee
~ 2nd time is $35
~ Study guides - www.atitesting.com
» Critical Thinking
~ 34 multiple choice questions, 45 minutes
~ We require a minimum score of 13
~ Cost is covered by application fee
Both tests are offered three days a week, space is limited
Deadlines
» Fall deadline – March 31
~ Accept 58 students
~ Average GPA accepted (Fall 2011) 3.7
~ Applicants 200-250
» Winter deadline – August 15
~ Accept 54 students
~ Average GPA accepted (Winter 2012) 3.6
~ Applicants 150-200
» Spring deadline – November 1
~ Accept 54 students
~ Average GPA accepted (Spring 2011) 3.4
~ Applicants 100-150
Clinical Opportunities
» Loma Linda University Medical Center
» Loma Linda Children’s Hospital
» Behavioral Medicine Center
» Heart and Surgical Hospital
» East Campus
» VA Hospital
» Botswana (Africa)
» SN Skills Lab
» Medical Simulation Lab
GRADUATE
PROGRAMS
Graduate Program Options
Masters Program Tracks
» Nurse Practitioner
~ Adult
~ Family
~ Pediatric
~ Psychiatric
» Clinical Nurse Specialist
~ Adult & Aging
~ Growing Family
» Nurse Educator
~ Adult & Aging
~ Growing Family
» Nurse Anesthetist
Doctorate Programs
» PhD (starts every other summer)
» Doctor of Nursing Practice
» Nursing Administration
MS Information
(excluding CRNA)
» Program Details
~ 2-3 years for MS
~ Class Size: 25 students
» Program Highlights
~ Part-time schedule meets one day per week
(until clinicals)
» Required Preparation
~ Bachelors Degree in Nursing required
~ Minimum 3.0 GPA for Master’s programs
~ One full year of RN work experience required before starting clinical
courses
CRNA Information
» Program Details
~ Full-time program
~ Fall entry, deadline February 1
~ Class Size: 10-15 students
» Program Highlights
~ 30 months (10 quarters) in length
~ First year (4 quarters) are didactic
~ Final 6 quarters consist of clinical residency along with didactic coursework.
» Required Preparation
~ BS in nursing or equivalent from an accredited school in the U.S.
~ Cumulative & Science GPA – 3.0 or higher
~ RN licensure; RN in California before clinical courses
~ Minimum 1 year, full-time adult critical care RN experience
~ Clinical observation with CRNA – 8 hours
DNP & PhD Information
» DNP Required Preparation
~ Masters Degree in Nursing required
~ Minimum 3.2 GPA
» PhD Required Preparation
~ Masters Degree in Nursing preferred
~ Minimum 3.5 GPA
Open House &
Information Sessions
» Open House
~ Entire University
~ Once a year
~ February 12, 2012
» Information Sessions
~ School of Nursing
~ Once each quarter (except Winter)
~ December 5, 2011
LLUSN Contact Information
Loma Linda University School of Nursing
West Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92350
Telephone: (909) 558-4923
Fax: (909) 558-0175
Email: [email protected]
www.llu.edu/nursing

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