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									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
»   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 Educator
» Nurse Practitioner             ~ Adult & Aging
   ~ Adult                       ~ Growing Family
   ~ Family
   ~ Pediatric                » Nurse Anesthetist
   ~ Psychiatric

» Clinical Nurse Specialist   Doctorate Programs
   ~ Adult & Aging            » PhD (starts every other summer)
   ~ Growing Family
                              » 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: nursing@llu.edu



         www.llu.edu/nursing

								
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