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Associate Vice President, University Advancement

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Touro University California School of Nursing Receives Accreditation and Grant for Interprofessional Simulation Center

School of Nursing becomes accredited with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and receives $103,575 Doyle Grant

(Vallejo, CA – Nov. 11, 2016) – Touro University California’s School of Nursing is proud to announce that after more than a year in the works, its Master of Science in Nursing Program has received a five-year accreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. This is the highest accreditation awarded to new programs. 

Adding to the excitement surrounding the accreditation, the School of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the Frank M. & Gertrude R Doyle Foundation in the amount of $103,575 as seed  funding to help start an Interprofessional Simulation Center.

“We are very grateful and excited about these two opportunities to further our program,” said Ann D. Stoltz, PhD, RN, CNL, director of School of Nursing. “This grant gives Touro the opportunity to purchase the SimMan 3G patient simulator equipment, warranty, training, installation and monitors for the simulation center.”

Touro University California’s School of Nursing positions its graduates to create and implement programs, provide care management and facilitate optimal outcomes to meet the needs of the complex healthcare environment. Students in the School of Nursing are setup to become leaders in the nursing industry through the Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to MSN Programs.

About the Touro College and University System:

Touro University California is a Jewish nonprofit, independent graduate institution of higher learning founded in 1997 on three Judaic values: social justice, the pursuit of knowledge and service to humanity. The university, home to 1,400 students, has professional programs in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, public health, nursing, and education. Faculty, staff and students have a powerful commitment to academic excellence, evidence-based professional practice, inter-professional collaboration, and active engagement with a global community. To learn more, visit or call 707-638-5200.


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