To enroll in the Our Lady of Lourdes NAP, you must
submit an application along with the non-refundable application fee. To
prevent processing delays, please review the Admissions Criteria tab before
beginning the application process to ensure that all requirements are
Outlined below is the process for application and
admission to the Our Lady of Lourdes NAP. The current admission application deadline is August 15, 2017. Once a completed application is received, the NAP will review the qualifications and the applicant will be notified. The NAP will interview a select number of applicants. Interviews will be conducted throughout the summer and fall of 2017. Please note that all classes
begin in January 2018.
Please follow the directions below to complete
your application to Lourdes Nurse Anesthesia Program.
ONLINE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To apply to the program you must submit an online application to our academic affiliate Drexel University. Click here to get started: https://admissions.drexel.edu/apply/
You will need to create account to start an application. Please do not apply to a specific campus. Select the "Nursing Anesthesia, MSN, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center" as your academic program of interest once you begin your application. Also please apply to the Graduate 2017-2018 cycle to be considered for the next entering class (starts in Winter 2018).
Background investigations will be completed after admission so please carefully
read the "Verification" section on the Drexel application!
The following documents are
required to complete the application:
· A non-refundable $65 fee payable to Drexel University
· Official transcripts from
all undergraduate and graduate institutions
Resume including RN licensure, appointments,
certifications, extracurricular activities, etc.
· Personal statement (1-2 pages) detailing
your desire to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Explain
why you would be an asset the Lourdes Nurse Anesthesia Program. Explain
any deficiencies in your portfolio and/or any gaps in your resume.
· Three current references from your nurse manager, physician
colleague, and/or clinical nurse specialist (or similar) using their office letterhead. Please follow the instructions for uploading the letters of recommendation on the Drexel application.
AFTER COMPLETING THE APPLICATION
When your application is complete, Lourdes NAP will access the Drexel databank and review your application.
Invitations for admission
interviews are sent to candidates throughout the summer and fall seasons.
Candidates invited to an
interview with the Admissions Committee will be required to take a basic
science exam and will have the opportunity to talk with student
IF ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM
Candidates accepted for admission will need to provide the NAP with a letter of acceptance and a $1000.00
non-refundable seat deposit.
Copies of current ACLS, BLS and RN licensure in the state that you are employed in. Copies of any other specialty certifications such as CCRN.
A NJ license will be required prior to June 2018.