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1 James Madison University Army ROTC Nursing Program

2 The James Madison University Army ROTC Nursing Program qEV3OHrT4Bw&feature=related

3 ARMY NURSE CORPS MISSION All actions and tasks must lead and work toward promoting the wellness of Warriors and their families, supporting the delivery of Warrior and family healthcare, and all those entrusted to our care and ultimately, positioning the Army Nurse Corps as a force multiplier for the future of military medicine.

4 Our Mission Endstate: An effective Army ROTC Program who turns willing young adults into tomorrow’s leaders of the Army, who are armed with lifelong skills to adapt, learn, and contribute through selfless service to their nation and community. The James Madison University “Duke” Battalion commissions 24 Line and 2 Nurse Second Lieutenants during fiscal year 2015 to meet US Army leadership requirements, who can think creatively and adaptively to lead small unit organizations, who can thrive in uncertainty and who will develop the character to be better citizens, committed to life long service to both their community and nation through military service.

5 Perceptions Vs Reality Perception Reality

6 Nursing Program Benefits STIPEND All contracted students receive a tax-free stipend for 10 months out of the year. $300/ month for freshmen $350/month for sophomores $450 /month for juniors $500/month for seniors ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP Four, three and two-year scholarships are available. The Army ROTC scholarship pays 100% of tuition/fees plus $1200/year for books. Specialty Certifications Critical Care Emergency Nursing OB/GYN Preoperative Psych/Mental Health Community Health ROTC – JMU Nursing Partnership 6 dedicated upper program slots 3 – Fall 3 - Spring

7 ROTC Time Commitment Classroom: 1-3 hours per week (MS level dependent). (MSCI 101 – 1 credit class) Leadership Lab: 2 hours per week (hands on training). (MSCI 100 – 1 credit lab) Physical Fitness Training: 3-5 hours per week. Cadet Company Meetings: 1 hour per week. Weekly Study Time & Extracurricular Events: 2-4 hours. Total Commitment Per Week: 9-18 hours (dependent on MS level and leadership position). Leader Training Exercises (LTX): 1 weekend per semester. Mandatory Summer training courses: CIET/CLC

8 Other Nursing Cadet Benefits NSTP (Nurse Summer Training Program) One-time payment to cover cost of required uniforms, lab coat, shoes, accessories, and equipment. Army pays for NCLEX-RN review course (ranges from $250 - $400). Army pays for NCLEX-RN Test. Summer Cadet Leader training.

9 Nurse Summer Training Program (NSTP) Typically attends after completion of CLC between junior and senior year 120hr Clinical Opportunity College Credit 1:1 training with RN in a military hospital setting Learn junior officer role

10 Specialty Tracks Critical Care Nursing Operating Room Nursing OB/GYN Course Public Health Nursing Emergency Room Nursing Psych/Mental Health Nursing

11 Womack Army Medical Center FT Bragg, NC 30 Locations Worldwide Madigan Army Medical Center FT Lewis, WA Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu, HI Brooke Army Medical Center San Antonio, TX

12 Fully Funded 5 Degree Fields - Family Nurse Practitioner - Nurse Midwife - Nurse Anesthetist - Healthcare Administration - Clinical Nurse Specialist (6 Areas) Doctorate Degree in Nursing Science, Education, or Administration Graduate Degree Education (If you qualify) Graduate Degree Education (If you qualify)

13 Basic General Requirements Basic General Requirements Be a US Citizen Be at least 17 years of age, no older than 31 Minimum College GPA of 3.0 Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test Pass the Army’s medical exam

14 8 year service commitment Active Duty (Full time Army Nurse) US Army Reserves (Full Time Civilian Nurse – Part Time Army Nurse) You choose your path based on career goals. Army Service Obligations Army Service Obligations

15 Questions? Everyone always talks about having that unique college experience; ROTC will provide you the opportunity to do things you never thought possible! Developing Tomorrow’s Nurse Leaders… Today! HOOAH!

16 For Additional Information: ARMY NURSE CORPS MISSION All actions and tasks must lead and work toward promoting the wellness of Warriors and their families, supporting the delivery of Warrior and family healthcare, and all those entrusted to our care and ultimately, positioning the Army Nurse Corps as a force multiplier for the future of military medicine.


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