Clinical Partnerships with University of the Incarnate Word

The UIW ABSN track offers not only a quality, accredited curriculum and expert faculty that care deeply about your success, but also academic practice partnerships with two of the most respected health networks in Southern Texas —  CHRISTUS Health System and Methodist Healthcare System.

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Named one of the top 10 Catholic health systems in the country, CHRISTUS Health System employs more than 45,000 people across 600 centers in Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas, as well as in Mexico, Chile and Colombia. Currently operating in 60 locations around Texas, Methodist Healthcare is San Antonio’s second-largest private employer, with a staff more than 11,000 strong. Plus, just like UIW, each is dedicated to serving others inspired by the compassionate and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

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Valuable Academic Partnerships 

Beginning the first semester of our 16-month ABSN track, you’ll gain valuable real-world nursing experience in a variety of clinical settings around the greater San Antonio area. There, you’ll learn from some of the best in the field while building your professional network.

Through these diverse clinical experiences at CHRISTUS Health System and Methodist Healthcare System, you'll get to work with patients in a number of areas, potentially including:

  • Medical-surgical
  • Behavioral health
  • Obstetrics (maternity)
  • Pediatrics

In all of these settings, you can also expect to receive dedicated attention from your nursing instructors thanks to our small clinical class sizes.

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For More Information

Contact us to learn more about how our academic practice partnerships with CHRISTUS Health System and Methodist Healthcare System will provide you with valuable clinical experiences.