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1 Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

2 Janet A Deatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor of Nursing Sarah Hope Kagan, PhD, RN, FAAN Lucy Walker Honorary Term Professor of Gerontological Nursing Joseph R Libonati, PhD, FAHA Associate Professor of Nursing Terri H Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Miriam Stirl Endowed Term Professor of Nutrition, Professor of Nursing of Children Faculty Panel

3 Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Professor of Nursing of Children A roadmap for promoting the health of children with endocrine disorders Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Professor of Nursing of Children

4 Program of Research Epidemiology of diabetes in children Epidemiology of diabetes in children Pediatric Growth Assessment Pediatric Growth Assessment Racial Disparities in Children with Endocrine Disorders Racial Disparities in Children with Endocrine Disorders Community Based Participatory Research- Dance for Health Community Based Participatory Research- Dance for Health

5 Exogenous Stem Cell Therapy for Heart

6 Dr. Kagan's program of clinical research is centered on human experience and illness, with a focus on symptom experience for older adults particularly those who have cancer. Examines the experience of cancer for older adults through naturalistic, interactionist inquiry using head and neck cancer as a model to understand cancer experience in older adults. Source: Sarah Hope Kagan, PhD, RN, FAAN Lucy Walker Honorary Term Professor of Gerontological Nursing

7 Accelerated Program Curriculum and Resources

8 Program Begins June 17, 2013 Summer 2013: Introduction to Nursing courses Physical Assessment Clinical – Women and Infant Care Accelerated BSN Plan of Study

9 Junior Year – Fall/ Spring Research Methods, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, Ethics, Health and Social Policy Clinicals: Pediatrics, Mental Health, Medical/Surgical, and Gerontology Senior Year – Summer/Fall Case Study, Nursing Elective, Research/Service Residency Clinicals –Community Nursing and Advanced Leadership Plan of Study

10 The Hospital of the University of PA (HUP) Pennsylvania Hospital Presbyterian Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Lankenau Hospital Delaware County Hospital Paoli Hospital Philadelphia VA Medical Center Fairmount Medical Center Belmont Hospital Community locations, such as nursing homes, schools, clinics, behavioral health centers, etc. Clinical Sites

11 Eligible for all minors at the MSN level (e.g. Palliative Care, Global Health, Adult Oncology, Forensic Science) May complete ½ of the MSN minor classes during BSN studies. Minors

12 Study Abroad Semester Programs (delays BSN to May graduation) Australia Israel Short term Programs Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Thailand: Mahidol University Latin America: Guatemala/Honduras India: Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu Summer Clinical Botswana: Community Clinical

13 Study Abroad: Israel

14 Study Abroad: Hong Kong

15 Study Abroad: Honduras

16 Study Abroad: Thailand

17 Study Abroad: Botswana

18 BSN 2 nd degree students are eligible to apply to any of the 17 MSN programs during their BSN studies. Submatriculation allows students to take up to 3 MSN courses while completing BSN. Application: Eligible after Summer 2013 Essay and one additional recommendation With 3.2 GPA, eligible for GRE waiver. Submatriculation to MSN

19 17 MSN programs, 15 can be completed part-time. CRNA and Nurse Midwifery are full-time only programs. Nurse Anesthesia, Adult/Gero Acute Care and Specialty Pediatric programs require work experience prior to MSN. Student have 5 years to complete the MSN from the date of the BSN completion. Student may request to change MSN specialty. Fast-Track option for FNP and PNP Programs MSN Options

20 Masters in Public Health (MPH)/MSN Plan of study developed after admission to the MPH. MPH completion typically months post-MSN. Masters in Bioethics (MBE)/MSN Plan of study developed after admission to the MBE. MBE completion approximately 12 months. Dual Degrees

21 Advising Professional Advisors Office of Student Services Walk-in or by appointment Faculty Advisor Assigned before Fall 2013 Peer Advisor

22 Academic and Professional Resources Career Services Weingarten Learning Resources Center –Office of Student Disabilities Services –Office of Learning Resources The Tutoring Center The Writing Center/Kelly Writer’s House The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF)

23 Health and Fitness Counseling and Psychological Services Student Health Services Department of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics Pottruck Health & Fitness Center Penn Park

24 Cultural and Resource Centers Greenfield Intercultural Center Makuu: Black Cultural Center African-American Resource Center La Casa Latina Pan-Asian American Community House Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center Chaplain’s Office and Religious Centers Penn Women’s Center Civic House

25 Student Life Graduate Student Center (Free Coffee, Events, Networking) GAPSA – Graduate And Professional Student Association Office of Student Life – access to all student groups, performing arts groups, etc. School of Nursing Student Organizations SNAP, MNO, PUSH, MANUP, SGH, APANSA, GSO, UCC, OSNR, SHAPE, NSFC

26 Student Employment Resources Research Opportunities at Penn Nursing Student Employment Office Weekly e-newsletter sent containing babysitting, research, and other job opportunities

27 Transportation & Public Safety Penn Shuttle/Penn Bus 898-RIDE and 898-WALK LUCY (Loop through University City) Philly Car Share PennPass Penn Police Department –Largest private police department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth largest in the nation –All Penn Police are full-time sworn municipal police officers certified through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Training and Education Commission

28 Registration & Compliance Timeline Mid-April PennKey: Setup code sent by /mail (Be sure to inform us of ANY address changes!) Instructions Sent to establish Penn Nursing Clinical Compliance Process Begins (Background checks and drug screening) Mid-May – Early June: Active in the Registration System Registration sent – Registration Opens Classes start 6/17/2013 Final Immunizations Offered (PPD) – Compliance Due

29 Contact Us Penn Nursing Office of Student Services Fagin Hall, Suite M-18,

30 Contact Us Penn Nursing Office of Student Information (Student records, registration, compliance and information) Fagin Hall, Suite M Ihttp://www.nursing.upenn.edu/students/OS I

31 Financial Aid

32 Types of Aid Penn Nursing Grant – Based on Financial Need Federal Loans –Perkins - Currently forgivable over 5 years –Nursing Student Loan - Maximum interest rate of 5% –Direct Loan - fixed interest rate, may be deferred –Direct Parent Plus (for Dependents under 24) Federal Work Study Alternative Loans

33 Some important things to look for when researching Alternative/Private Loan Lenders: What are their current interest rates? Are they fixed or variable? What are the terms and how do the rates vary? Are lower rates offered with a co-signer? Is there any penalty for early repayment? Are there aggregate loan limits? Please visit the SFS Alternative Loan website: ndersundergraduate.htm Disclaimer: The University does not require use of the listed vendors; these are simply vendor options. Feel free to take advantage of any lending source available to you.

34 Accelerated Nursing Scholarship Over $250,000 available for the 2013cohort Robert Wood Johnson Scholarship 2013 – 2014 – (8) $10,000 Scholarships Extermal Resources: ternal-Resources.aspx ternal-Resources.aspx Scholarships and Resources

35 Educational Expenses Tuition & Fees: Summer Tuition and Fees $ 18,428 Health Insurance (estimate) $ 482 ________________________________________ Full Time Tuition(Fall & Spring)$40,612 General Fee $ 3,788 Technology Fee$ 717 Rec Fee$ 327 Total Fall and Spring Tuition & Fees$45,444

36 Living Expense Budget Academic Year : Room $ 8,197 Board $ 4,548 Books $ 1,246 Personal (includes Clinical Fee)$ 2347 TOTAL$16,338 Health Insurance* (estimate)$ 3,400 *not part of student budget, can request budget increase to cover costs

37 Payment Options Penn Monthly Budget Plan –Available for academic year only –http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/budget-plan/index.htm –Enroll begins in March Penn Pay –http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/pennpay/how-to-use.htm –Link through the Penn Portal or Penn InTouch

38 Repayment Programs Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (MIDW & FNP)

39 Student Panel Natasha Hoyte Brian Lin Laura Mazurkewicz Kaitlyn Rafferty Crystal Saucedo Michael Stawnychy Darcy Ward

40 Housing Options Off-Campus Housing –Philadelphia Neighborhoods –Rents in Philadelphia –Resources On-Campus Housing –Graduate Housing –On-Campus for Summer only –Resident Advisor or Graduate Associate

41 Philadelphia Center City Philadelphia West Philadelphia Art Museum Bella Vista/ Queen Village (South Philadelphia) Northern Liberties

42 Resources Office for Off-Campus Services –Rental Listings –Tips on signing a lease –Average rents –Landlord Surveys Craig’s List –Rental Listing The Philadelphia Weekly –Rental Listing –Realtor Listings The following link lists all the Philadelphia neighborhoods:

43 Sample Philadelphia Rents Center City East of Schuylkill to Delaware and Art Museum Area Studio$686 - $1676Avg. $850-$1100 One Bedroom$928 - $3300 Avg. $1000-$1500 Two Bedroom$1322- $3,208Avg. $1850-$2200 University City / West Philadelphia 38th to 50th Streets Studio$595- $1300Avg. $650-$850 One Bedroom$645- $2600Avg. $750-$950 Two Bedroom$1014- $3300Avg. $1400-$2000 Shares*(House)$ $4098Avg. $2100-$3000 (Found on the off-campus website, 2012 prices)

44 On-Campus Housing Graduate Housing –Sansom Place East –Sansom Place West Summer Only Housing –Can request to live on campus for summer session only. – Resident Advisor/ Graduate Associate /raga/ga/ga-faq.asp Sansom Place East

45 Philadelphia America’s first capitol Famous eats: Philly Cheese Steaks, Soft Pretzels and Water Ice. Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, and the Flyers.

46 Historical Sites Liberty Bell National Constitution Center Congress Hall Betsy Rose House

47 Things to do in Philly Museums Philadelphia Museum of Art The Mütter Museum The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Rodin Museum The Franklin Institute Science Museum The Academy of Natural Science of Drexel University


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