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Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing

Notice of Accreditation Site Visit By Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) October 8-10, 2014

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing is hosting a site visit for the accreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs on October 8, 9, and 10, 2014. As part of the community of interest for our program, you are able to provide written input directly to the CCNE concerning the BSN and/or MSN programs. Written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until September 8, 2014. We ask that all comments be directed to:

Catherine Sneed, Accreditation Coordinator
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

Nursing Education for Leading Change and Translating Science into Practice

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing, based on Jesuit values, educates professional nurses who lead change and translate science into practice in a dynamic global health care environment. For more than 30 years, the College of Social Science’s School of Nursing has been preparing students and working nurses for their critical leadership role in the health care industry.

Heritage of Health Care Excellence and Affordability

Choosing Loyola means that you’ve not only chosen an innovator in nursing education, you’ve also chosen a program where your financial needs are recognized. Besides maintaining a very competitive tuition rate, you may choose to defer up to 90 percent of tuition and fees until the end of the semester in which they are incurred if you are participating in an employer-sponsored tuition reimbursement program.

The programs we offer include:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Master of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN to MSN)
  • Applications for the RN to BSN and RN to MSN programs are not being accepted at this time.

BLEND Program (Bridge to MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Health Care Systems Management

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Post-Baccalaureate to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)
  • Post-Master’s to Doctor of Nursing Practice (MSN to DNP)

student Achievements + Research

DNP student is published in Pain Management Nursing, an official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses

Candace Coggins, Loyola University New Orleans DNP Graduate

Candace Coggins, a current student of Loyola University New Orleans' DNP program, recently “Adherence Monitoring with Chronic Opioid Therapy for Persistent Pain: a Biopsychosocial-Spiritual Approach to Mitigate Risk.”

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faculty Achievements + Research

Nursing Professor Inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP)

Associate Professor Patricia Pearce of Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans School Nursing Associate Professor Patricia Pearce, MPH, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FANP was inducted into the National Academies of Practice at a Gala Membership Banquet on April 5, 2014.

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alumni Achievements + Research

DNP Graduate Accepts Tenured Nursing Faculty Position with University of North Carolina (Pembroke)

Dr. Katharine (Kate) Rocklein (Froede), a 2014 graduate of the DNP program, has accepted a tenure-track nursing faculty position with University of North Carolina (Pembroke).

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