The Catholic University of America

  Clinical Facilities

The Catholic University of America School of Nursing Undergraduate program currently partners with over fifteen world class healthcare facilities, spread across Washington D.C. and adjoining areas of Maryland and Virginia.  Each undergraduate student completes their clinical hours at sites including, but not limited to:

MedStar Washington Hospital Center – approximately 926 beds; 1600 nurses; admits 110 patients per day; 60 cardiac catheterization procedures per day; average 5 open heart surgeries / day; 240 patients/day in ER; 465 out-patient procedures/day; Trauma center; national Burn Center; Neurological Intervention and Neurosurgery center

The INOVA Health System– ranked #1 US news world report in all dc hospitals (25 total)- 5 main hospital sites, many facilities; approximately 927 beds at Inova Fairfax Hospital; 28 births/day

The George Washington University Hospital – approximately 371 beds; inner city; 204 patient/day in ER

Holy Cross Hospital – approximately 425 beds, a Catholic hospital, 24 births / day

Childrens’ National Medical Center- over 1500 nurses; Children’s National is the regional referral center for cancer, cardiac and critical care, fetal medicine, neonatology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, pediatric emergency medicine and trauma. Children’s Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center is the region’s Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, the highest rating possible, and serves the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia.

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