Clinical Partnerships

While our accredited curriculum and expert faculty teach you how to apply safe, competent, and ethical care, our clinical partnerships make the difference in our accelerated nursing program experience. Through partnerships with Ascension St. Vincent in Indianapolis and Ascension Saint Thomas in Nashville, you’ll experience patient care in a variety of specialized areas — providing you with a deeper understanding of the nursing profession.

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Clinical Partnerships in Indianapolis

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Ascension St. Vincent is a member of Ascension Health, the largest Catholic healthcare system in the country. Like Marian University, Ascension St. Vincent is a nonprofit, faith-based entity that applies spiritually centered, holistic care to improve the health of the individual and the community.

It comprises 20 health ministries, a major medical complex, and several joint ventures and clinical affiliates across Southern and Central Indiana.

Living and Working in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana and a major metropolitan area with a population of over 2 million people. Aside from robust employment opportunities, Indianapolis is filled with things to do and places to eat and play.

Read on and learn more about Marian’s ABSN program in Indianapolis.

Clinical Partnerships in Nashville

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Also, a member of Ascension Health, Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals and a physician-led medical group throughout the Nashville metro area and statewide in Tennessee. These locations provide various services such as primary care, specialty, outpatient, and medical imaging.

Living and Working in Nashville

Nashville is an exciting, vibrant city with more than 2 million people. Long famed for its music scene, Nashville also offers plenty of quality cuisine and scenic natural views. Nurses working in Nashville enjoy a strong employment market, with the profession remaining in demand here.

Discover more about the Marian ABSN program in Nashville, Tennessee.

Gain Experience in a Clinical Environment

No matter which Marian ABSN program site (or admissions path) you choose for your accelerated nursing education, you can expect to gain unprecedented patient care experiences while working with some of the best teams in the healthcare industry.

You’ll complete more than 700 hours of clinical practice, with your rotations starting during the first semester of the ABSN program. Under the guidance of experienced RNs, you will work with patients in a variety of specialty areas, such as:

  • Emergency nursing: works with patients of all ages and conditions.
  • Medical-surgical nursing: cares for adults in various settings.
  • Mental health: focuses on emotional, psychological, and social well-being.
  • Obstetrics: focuses on pregnant women up to childbirth.
  • Pediatrics: cares for children from birth to early adulthood.

These clinical rotations also make great networking opportunities, allowing you to develop relationships with key clinical faculty at some of the best healthcare employers in Indiana and Tennessee.

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Contact us to learn more about our clinical partnerships.