30 October 2009

Oakland U To Offer Nursing Degree Through St. John Health System

from Crain's Detroit

Oakland University’s School of Nursing will offer accelerated nursing degree programs through a new program with the St. John Health System.

The Riverview Institute of Oakland University officially opens Nov. 18 at the renovated former St. John Riverview Hospital on East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit.

The institute will now offer bachelor’s degree in nursing in 12 months to students who already have a bachelor’s degree, OU said today in a statement. Graduating nurses will also have opportunities to be hired by a St. Johns area hospital.

The Riverview Institute will also offer training programs for patient care technicians and licensed practical nurses, OU said.

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