NURSING EDUCATION TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM All Hands Meeting July 27, 2012 Nursing Education Tuition Reimbursement Program Collaboration with the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Assist LPNs who want to earn the Associates in Applied Science Nursing (AASN) Degree Assist RNs with Associates who want to earn the Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Saint Elizabeths Hospital will provide tuition reimbursement to eligible staff members: up to $2,600 per fiscal year (BSN Program) Up to $1,600 per fiscal year (AASN Program) Must Sign Service Payback Agreement Eligibility All full time LPN and RN employees in the Nursing Department Must have completed 6 months of continuous employment with Saint Elizabeths Hospital at the time of submitting the application Must have received and maintain a rating of “Valued Performer” (3) or above for each competency of the Annual Performance Appraisal and not under a current corrective action. Must get accepted to the UDC Associates or Bachelors degree programs in Nursing. Must receive a minimum grade of “B” in a for credit course, and a “P” grade for pass/fail course to continue eligibility in program. Fast Facts Program starts NOW! (Fall 2012 Semester) Tuition Reimbursement Program only applies to UDC You can apply to UDC as a transfer student or apply for re-admittance if you previously attended If you are currently attending UDC, tuition reimbursement will only apply to approved courses beginning Fall 2012 semester Must continue to work your scheduled shift How to Apply? 1. 2. 3. Talk to your Nurse Manager Obtain a copy of the Nursing Education Tuition Reimbursement Program Policy & Application Gather information needed to meet with UDC Admissions/Academic Advisors: 4. Official High School Transcripts or Official GED results Official college transcripts (BSN applicants/transfers/re-admits) Copy of License (LPNs & RNs) Complete UDC Admissions Application on www.udc.edu Attend UDC Orientation at Saint Elizabeths on LPNs: Tuesday, July 31 from 9AM – 12 Noon or 3PM – 5PM TR 257 RNs: Tuesday, August 7 from 9AM – 12 Noon TR 252 Questions?