This program enables students to train with our expert clinical teams while learning within our hospitals in a real-world environment.
TAMPA, FL (PRWEB)
June 16, 2017
Florida Hospital and Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) have partnered to establish an accelerated BSN nursing program in the Tampa Bay area. Both local and national healthcare organizations are experiencing a shortage of nurses. With the deficiency of qualified nurses and the expanding need for them to help with the aging of the “Baby Boomer” generation, there has never been a better time to seek a professional career in the nursing field. Two informational sessions and open houses for interested applicants will be held on June 22nd and June 29th from 2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. at Hunter’s Green Country Club located on 18101 Longwater Run Drive in Tampa, Florida. This fast track program can be completed in as little as 17 months, after general education requirements have been met. LMU is now accepting applications for their first class in Fall 2017 and classes will be held at the new extended learning site located at 3102 East 138th Street in Tampa. The site will offer administrative offices, classrooms, study rooms, a skills laboratory and a library to be utilized for training purposes. The class size for the program will range from 24 to 48 students.
LMU prides themselves on being an elite nursing program that produces market ready nurses with unparalleled training that starts graduates off on the right foot in their new profession. LMU’s program prepares nurses for the national board exams and recently had an impressive pass rate of 98% for its December 2016 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates.
Nurses are the foundation of a hospital and at the heart of healthcare. Passionate about helping others, nurses have a rewarding career that creates an opportunity to be an advocate for people in need and make a last impression on their recovery and life. As healthcare becomes more readily available to the public with an aging population and an increase in nurses who are reaching retirement age, the shortage of nurses across the U.S. is a major dilemma in hospitals.
“Florida Hospital values this partnership with LMU as they are a leading university in educating future nurses who are…