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Phillips Beth Israel SON earns accredited status for RN-to-BSN program

Monday May 12, 2014
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Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing, Manhattan, has been accredited by the New York State Board of Regents as a baccalaureate-level college.

With this designation, the school will offer an RN-BSN program for both full- and part-time students beginning this fall. Classes will be offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and evenings. The program is fully onsite with face-to-face classes.

According to a news release, new RNs can gain advanced skills in critical care, emergency or perioperative nursing. This also can benefit practicing nurses interested in making a change to a new specialty.

Experienced RNs with certification will be awarded five credits toward their degree. Credits required for completion are 122. Approximately 60 credits will be granted for the associate degree. The program accepts additional transfer credits from other colleges on a case-by-case basis, according to the release.

The nursing schoolís AAS-to-RN program, designed for working adults, also will continue, according to the release.

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available for both programs. A 10% tuition and fees discount will be offered for Mount Sinai Health System employees and their families. In addition, School 1199 vouchers are accepted for payment.
Application deadline for both programs is June 1, 2014.

FOR INFORMATION, visit PBISN.edu or email mgallo@chpnet.org.


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