Florida Hospital and Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) partnered to create an extended learning site for the LMU-Caylor School of Nursing in Tampa, FL. This partnership will establish synergy for continuous quality improvement in both education and the practice of nursing. The United States is projected to experience a shortage of registered nurses (RN) that is expected to intensify as “Baby Boomers” age and the need for health care grows. There has never been a better time for one to seek a professional career in the nursing field.
Nurses are the foundation of a hospital and at the heart of health care. Passionate about helping others, effective nurses receive a rewarding career that presents the opportunity to be an advocate for people in need and make a last impression on their recovery and life. Nurses can help heal patients, aid recuperation and improve their overall well-being, they can touch individuals in a positive way daily.
LMU takes prides in being an elite nursing program that produces market ready nurses with unparalleled training that starts graduates off on the right foot in their new profession. Students are held to high moral and ethical standards, as well as a sense of personal responsibility. Characteristics vital to nursing.
The CSON employs a distinguished faculty that are professional educators as well as practitioners in the field of nursing. All nursing professors hold a minimum of a Master’s of Science in Nursing, with many faculty also holding doctoral degrees, from various institutions of higher education. LMU’s nursing faculty includes individuals with specialties/concentrations in the following areas: adult health, pediatrics, mental health, women’s health, administration, education and community health nursing.
The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree programs are approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The ASN program offered in Kentucky is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Furthermore, the ASN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs in Tennessee are accredited with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) which includes the off-campus instructional site in Corbin, Kentucky.
The ASN and BSN programs offered in Florida are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs at the Tampa site are candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
ACEN is officially recognized as a national accrediting agency for nursing education by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and by the U.S. Department of Education. ACEN, may be contacted at 3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 or call 404-975-5000 or visit www.acenursing.org.
For a list of degree requirements and for more information on those programs, please choose a program on the left side menu.
NOTE: We thank you for your interest in our Nursing Programs here at LMU! Should you choose to apply, please remember, you can only apply for ONE program. If you are interested in our undergraduate programs, you may only apply for either the ASN or BSN. If you are having trouble deciding, please don’t hesitate to contact us in order to ask questions that will aid you in this decision.
For more information about Tampa nursing, please contact:
Renee Poteet at 813.331.4614 or 865.585.5316 or juanita.poteet@LMUnet.edu
For more information about LMU and admissions to LMU, please call:
Office of Admissions at 1.800.325.0900 x. 6280 or 423.869.6280
The ASN and BSN programs offered in Florida are approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) programs at the Tampa site are candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN may be contacted at 3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 or call 404.975.5000 or visit www.acenursing.org. All sites where nursing programs are located have received approval from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 or call 404.679.4500 for questions regarding accreditation of Lincoln Memorial University programs. Lincoln Memorial University’s extended learning site in Tampa Florida, is located at: 3102 East 138th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613. This site is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 5738. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number 888.224.6684.