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UNCG School of Nursing Fast-Tracks Medically Trained Veterans
Date:7/22/2014

Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014

Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course credit for military experience.

The new program, the UNCG Veterans Access Program (VAP), will start January 2015 with a cohort of approximately 24 veterans. With some prior college credit, veterans who are RNs can earn the bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN) within nine months, and those earning the BSN leading to RN licensure can complete the program within 18 months.

“Many veterans worked as medics, physical therapists, nurses’ aides, licensed practical nurses, pharmacy techs and respiratory therapists in the military. UNCG’s Veterans Access Program provides course credit to veterans for their valuable hands-on medical experience,” said Dr. Susan Letvak, program director and chair of the Adult Health Nursing Department in UNCG’s School of Nursing.

The program is funded by a three-year federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant of just under $1 million. UNCG is the only university in North Carolina to receive the HRSA grant, which will fund teaching faculty, a tutor, a part-time counselor and family orientation days.

The program targets medically trained veterans in central North Carolina and South Central Virginia, especially disadvantaged and medically underserved areas. North Carolina is home to more than 776,000 veterans; about 1,500 medically trained veterans live in the target region.

The BSN degree is becoming increasingly important to nursing students and their employers. Health care providers more frequently prefer or require nurses to have the BSN degree as having BSN-credentialed nurses at the bedside has been shown to improve ou
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