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  1. Welcome!UCSF School of Nursing University of California, San Francisco

  2. Enjoying Your Visit • These slides complement the information available from the UCSF School of Nursing web site at http://nurseweb.ucsf.edu. • Check the web site for the most current information. • Also, you may contact us directly: • Email info@nursing.ucsf.edu, or telephone (415) 476-1435, or write: • Nursing Student Affairs Office, UCSF Box 06022 Koret Way, #N-319XSan Francisco, CA  94143-0602 UCSF School of Nursing

  3. Table of Contents (Note: This document is interactive. Click on theunderlinedlinks to move you from slide to slide within this document; click the emaillinks to use your email program; click on Web Linksto use your browser to visit matching web pages on the internet.) • Entrance Requirements: MEPNMSPhDPhD-Soc • Department of Physiological Nursing • Department of Family Health Care Nursing • Department of Community Health Systems • Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences • Masters Entry Program (MEPN) Curriculum • The Masters Core Curriculum UCSF School of Nursing

  4. MEPN Program OverviewMasters Entry Program in Nursing Return to Table ofContents • Accelerated and Advanced 3 year program of study • Potential Students are: those desiring to become a RN with advanced knowledge and skills befitting graduate preparation • Applicants must identify a nursing specialty at the time of application • It is essential that you research the different nursing specialty areas thoroughly, in advance, that you reflect carefully on your personal interests, strengths, dislikes, talents, and inclinations so as to make the most informed decision possible. UCSF School of Nursing

  5. Return to Table ofContents MEPN Entrance Requirements • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in any field except nursing • Persons with highly specialized Bachelors degrees (BFA, MFA, BE, BM, etc) have additional entrance requirements – see website • Statistics (3 quarter or 2 semester units) • Anatomy & Physiology (6 quarter / 4 semester units combined) • GRE (taken within last five years) UCSF School of Nursing

  6. MEPN Entrance Requirements (2) Return to Table ofContents While NOT required for admission to MEPN: • Students must have completed: 24 quarter units of natural, behavioral, and social science coursework – including: • a course in psychology, • 6 units of communication, and • a basic writing course; to be eligible to take the RN licensing exam. UCSF School of Nursing

  7. Return to Table ofContents MEPN Entrance Requirements (3) • Community Participation / Volunteerism • Transcripts: two from each school • Four Letters of Reference • Congruency between Goal Statement and Chosen Specialty • Computer Literacy • Application Deadline:October 1 UCSF School of Nursing

  8. MEPN Program Fees Return to Table ofContents School of Nursing Fees† • Approximate fees for the first 12 months of the MEPN program:Resident & Non-Resident: $27,000.00 • 2006-07 MS Program fees (Years 2 & 3)Resident: $12,374.00 †Fees are subject to change without notice. UCSF School of Nursing

  9. Summer Term N141 Pharmacology and Nursing Care N142 Intro to Professional Nursing N145 Pathophysiology Clinical = 8 units Fall Quarter N143 Effective Communication N144 Adult Medical-Surgical/Geriatric Nursing Clinical = 9.5 units Winter Quarter N146 Parent-Child Nursing N148 Socio-cultural Issuesin Health, Illness N149 Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing Clinical = 6.5 units Spring Quarter N147 Childbearing Families N150 Community Health Nursing N151 Issues in Nursing Clinical = 9 units A Typical MEPN “First” Year Return to Table ofContents UCSF School of Nursing

  10. MS Program Overview Return to Table ofContents • Specialty Focused, Minors Available • 2 Year Program – Minors and customized programs may increase length • Master of Science in Nursing (MS) • Applications – Best Opportunities if submitted by February 1st • GRE required • At least 1 year practice experience, highly preferred • Classes: 2 to 3 days/week = full-time(Part-time study available) UCSF School of Nursing

  11. Return to Table ofContents Master’s (MS) ProgramEntrance RequirementsWeb Link • BSN from NLN or CCNE accredited school • RNs with a non-nursing baccalaureate (bachelor’s) from an accredited U.S. college or university are also eligible to apply • California R.N. Licensure (International students – contact us; non-direct care options) • Transcripts (two from each school, with minimum 3.0 GPA) • Four Reference Letters • Practice Experience – recent; one year – some additional practice experience recommended in certain specialties • Introductory Statistics course (without time limitation) • GRE(taken within last 5 years) • Congruency between goal statement and chosen specialty • Computer literacy/proficiency • TOEFL minimum score required (International applicants) • Application review begins in February (6/1 deadline for international applicants and 8/1 deadline for U.S. applicants) UCSF School of Nursing

  12. Specialties Open toMEPN / MS Students Return to Table ofContents CNS Roles • Cardiovascular • Critical Care/Trauma • Oncology • Child/Family Psychiatric /Mental Health • Adult Psychiatric / Mental Health * • Advanced Community Health and International Nursing • Gerontological • Occupational / Environmental Health • Perinatal Career Specialties • Administration • Health Policy NP Roles • Acute Care Pediatric • Neonatal * • Gerontological • Adult • Adult Psychiatric /Mental Health • Child/Family Psychiatric / Mental Health • Family • Nurse Midwife • Occupational / Environmental Health • Integrated CNS/ANP: Psych./Mental Health ** = both CNS and NP UCSF School of Nursing

  13. Return to Table ofContents Minors Available to MEPN / MS Students • Education • Ethics • Genomics • Health Policy • HIV/AIDS • Post-Trauma Mental Health Genomics Discussion UCSF School of Nursing

  14. Master’s Core Curriculum Return to Table of Contents These core courses are subject to change. UCSF School of Nursing

  15. PhD in NursingProgram Overview Return to Table ofContents • Highly Individualized and Mentored Course of Study during which you will learn the research process within your area of focus • Program of study average: 4 years, 5 months • Range: 3 – 7 years. • Modal Curriculum /Coursework: 1 – 1.5 years • Review Faculty Research Activities Listing • Faculty with subject or phenomena of interest • Faculty with methodology of interest • Faculty with population of interest • Make appointment to discuss intentions withidentified faculty UCSF School of Nursing

  16. Curriculum(Web Link) Nursing Science Nursing Theory Nursing Research Curriculum Development Coursework Across Departments and Schools May include courses taken at other UC campuses and consortia campuses Return to Table ofContents PhD in NursingCurriculum / Coursework UCSF Doctoral Student UCSF School of Nursing

  17. Return to Table ofContents PhD in NursingDoctoral Program Entrance RequirementsWeb Link • A minimum of one year of professional nursing experience • BSN to PhD is possible. • An undergraduate Grade Point Average of 3.2,if a master’s degree has been earned, a GPA of 3.5 is expected • Transcripts (two copies from each school) • Congruency between goal statement and chosen area of interest • Four reference letters • GRE (taken within last five years) • TOEFL(required for international applicants,minimum scores: computer 213 or paper 550) • Statistics course – required, a “recent” course desired • Completion of a research course • Computer literacy • Application Deadline:December 15(extends to May if opening exists in study area). Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to apply as early as possible. UCSF School of Nursing

  18. PhD in Sociology Return to Table ofContents • Potential Students: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Sociology or related field • Program Emphasis: Sociology and social psychology of health, illness, health care policy and institutions • Theoretical Bases: Classical, interactionist, and contemporary perspectives; using qualitative and/or quantitative methods • Aim: Educate students towards professional careers as sociologists in both academic and applied contexts. UCSF School of Nursing

  19. Return to Table ofContents PhD in Sociology Web Link Students: • develop understanding of sociological theory • develop research skills • develop a sociological perspective on the many dimensions of health and illness. Graduates from the Ph.D. program in Sociology have a record of securing excellent placements after graduation: • academia • research institutes • government • health agencies UCSF Laurel Heights Complex UCSF School of Nursing

  20. Specialty Offeringsby Department Return to Table ofContents • The School of Nursing has four Departments: • Department of Family Health Care Nursing • Department of Community Health Systems • Department of Physiological Nursing • Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences • The next few slides link each specialty to a Department within the School of Nursing • Potential MEPN & MS students apply to a specific specialty, not to a department. • Potential Doctoral Students (Nursing & Sociology) apply to investigate specific phenomena or area(s) of interest UCSF School of Nursing

  21. Return to Table ofContents School of NursingDepartments Specialties falling under each department are listed on the following slides. Where possible, links to the web sites are provided for program information. UCSF School of Nursing

  22. Return to Table ofContents Advanced Practice:Physiological Nursing Web Link Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Web Link Critical Care/Trauma Web Link Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist Web Link Gerontologic Clinical Nurse Specialist and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Web Link Hartford Center: (Gerontologic Nursing) Web Link Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Oncology - Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Web Link Education Minor Web LinkGenomics Minor- Gerontology, Oncology, Cardiology UCSF School of Nursing

  23. Return to Table ofContents Department ofPhysiological Nursing Education An Education minor is available across all departments. Dual specialty programs with Genomics are available in Gerontology, Cardiovascular, and Oncology. Students in other specialties may include Genomics as a minor. UCSF School of Nursing

  24. Return to Table ofContents Advanced Practice: Family Health Care Nursing Web LinkAdv. Practice Pediatric Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Web Link Adv. Practice Neonatal Nursing Web Link Adv. Practice Perinatal Nursing Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Web Link Nurse Midwifery Web Link Family Nurse Practitioner UCSF School of Nursing

  25. Return to Table ofContents Department ofFamily Health Care Nursing The CNS role in the Pediatric specialty may be offered on a periodic basis in our Special Studies Program. UCSF School of Nursing

  26. Return to Table ofContents Advanced Practice: Community Health Systems Web Link Adult Nurse Practitioner Web Link Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Web Link Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Web Link Nursing Administration Web Link Advanced Community and International Health Nursing UCSF School of Nursing

  27. Return to Table ofContents Department ofCommunity Health Systems A HIV-AIDS Minor is available across all departments. The Integrated Mental Health & Primary Care program yields preparation as a ANP and CNS. The Nursing Informatics specialtyis no longer offered. UCSF School of Nursing

  28. Return to Table ofContents Department ofSocial and Behavioral Sciences Web Link Health Policy Major Web Link Department Information Web Link Admission Information Web Link Research Centers & Core Curriculum Web Link Course Schedules UCSF School of Nursing

  29. Return to Table ofContents Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences An Ethics minor is available across all departments. A Health Policy minor is available across all departments. UCSF School of Nursing

  30. MEPN Program QuestionsWeb Link Master’s ProgramQuestions Web Link PhD Nursing Program Questions Web Link PhD Sociology Info Web Link Financial InformationWeb Link Student HousingWeb Link Return to Table ofContents Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) UCSF School of Nursing

  31. ‘Person’ Contacts Return to Table ofContents • Judy Martin-Holland, PhD, RN, CS, FNPAssistant Dean for Academic Servicesand Diversity judy.martin-holland@nursing.ucsf.edu • Asha ReedRecruitment Principalasha.reed@nursing.ucsf.edu • Office of Student Affairsinfo@nursing.ucsf.edu415-476-1435 UCSF School of Nursing

  32. Return to Table ofContents ‘Place’ Contacts School of Nursing Departments • Physiological Nursing(415) 476-2191 • Community Health Systems(415) 476-1504 • Family Health Care Nursing(415) 476-4668 • Social and Behavioral Sciences(415) 476-3964 Nursing Student Affairs Office(415) 476-1435 • Applications (updated each July):Web Link • Evening Information Sessions: Web Link UCSF School of Nursing

  33. Return to Table ofContents Interesting Nursing Web Sites • UCSF School of Nursing Web Link•http://nurseweb.ucsf.edu • Calif. Board of Registered Nursing Web Link•http://www.rn.ca.gov • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society Web Link•http://www.nursingsociety.orgRecommended: Click “Career Map”, then click “Considering Nursing as a Career” UCSF School of Nursing

  34. Return to Table ofContents Thanks for visiting with us!Evening Information Sessions: Web Link Join Us! UCSF School of Nursing