Los Angeles Jewish Home's Annenberg School of Nursing Hosts Open House Series

Aug 31, 2010, 14:04 ET from Los Angeles Jewish Home

RESEDA, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world-renowned Los Angeles Jewish Home's Annenberg School of Nursing (ASN) is hosting a series of Open House events for potential students, high school counselors, and healthcare professionals.  The informational Open Houses will be held through December at the Home's Grancell Village campus located at 7150 Tampa Avenue in Reseda.  ASN is a 12-month, full-time program designed to prepare vocational nursing students for the NCLEX-PN® licensure exam.  

The Open House schedule includes upcoming events on September 14 and September 28.  Each Open House will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will include a presentation by ASN Director Marie Fagan, followed by a tour of the Annenberg skills lab, computer center, and library.  Refreshments will be served and reservations are required.  To RSVP and for additional Open House dates, please contact Cindy Thomas, Admissions Coordinator, at (818)757-4431 or ASN@jha.org.

Curriculum for the Annenberg School of Nursing includes 639 hours of classroom instruction and 1,041 hours of clinical training at local hospitals and other sites.  The intensive program engages students 40 hours per week in the classroom or at clinical sites, plus three hours of reading per day.  The next class is scheduled to begin March 28, 2011.

Tuition for the ASN program is $22,000.   Interest-free loans of up to $10,000 are available to qualified individuals through the Jewish Free Loan Association Program, sponsored in part by Jewish Home donors Joyce and Saul (of blessed memory) Brandman.

Founded in 1912, the Los Angeles Jewish Home is one of the foremost multi-level senior living communities in the United States and the largest single-source provider of senior housing in Los Angeles. In total, the Home annually serves more than 1,700 seniors through our extraordinary continuum of services. Each year, more than 1,200 women and men are cared for in-residence on two village campuses, with services including independent-living accommodations, residential care, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitative care, acute psychiatric care, and Alzheimer's disease and dementia care. Another 500 seniors are served through the Home's community-based programs, which includes Skirball Hospice and community clinics. The Home is a nonprofit organization that relies upon donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to continue its remarkable work. Further information regarding the Home can be found online at www.jha.org or by calling (818) 757-4407.

SOURCE Los Angeles Jewish Home