ERIC Number: ED394416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Peterson's Guide to Nursing Programs. Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education in the U.S. and Canada. Second Edition.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC.; Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.
This revised and updated directory of nursing programs in the United States, U.S. Territories, and Canada includes details on over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate programs at over 625 colleges. Information is also listed for continuing education programs, fast-track options for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses, clinical nurse specialist and nurse practitioner programs, accelerated programs for non-nurses, and post-master's certification and doctoral programs. Listings are arranged alphabetically by school name within each state. Each listing includes information on academic facilities, student life, expenses, financial aid, and a nursing student profile with demographic percentages by gender, minority, international, and part-time students. Some schools have provided 2-page descriptions which provide additional information on such aspects as campus environment, location, academic facilities, student groups, costs, and faculty. This edition also includes a new section with brief articles on nursing and related educational needs. Articles address: baccalaureate programs, masters' programs, the demand for nurse practitioners, Ph.D.s in nursing, quality indicators in doctoral programs, choosing a nursing program, international nursing students, and financial aid. (NAV)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Health Personnel, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Library Materials, Medical Associations, Nursing Education, Nursing Research, Professional Development, Professional Personnel, Referral, Resource Materials, School Statistics, School Surveys
Peterson's Guides, Inc., 202 Carnegie Center, P.O. Box 2123, Princeton, NJ 08543-2123 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC.; Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ.