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UCLA Health is one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in the world.

We set the standard in giving nurses the training, guidance and inspiration that are vital to succeeding in this highly demanding and rewarding professional environment.

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Designated National
Magnet® Hospital

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center  receives highest nursing credential for third time Magnet Designation® 
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UCLA awarded designation as National Magnet Hospital


As a Magnet® Organization we are leaders in the reform of health care, the discipline of nursing, and care of the patient, family, and community.


We are grateful for the countless contributions that our nurses make to provide quality care for our patients as a part of our Magnet® Journey at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, ambulatory clinics and outpatient settings. 

Nursing Highlights

nursemicroscope The Investigator Fall 2015

The Nursing Practice Research Council (NPRC) supports, encourages, and facilitates nurses' participation at all levels in research activities so that optimum patient outcomes are achieved.  eBook | Download PDF | Visit our Blog

Nurse Competency 2015 Annual Competencies

UCLA is committed to employing the most expert nursing staff.  This involves remaining on the cutting-edge of knowledge and technology central venous line care and blood administration and unit-specific topics such as hemodynamic monitoring.
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New Graduate Nurse New Graduate Nurse Residency Program

The New Graduate Nurse Residency Program here at UCLA Health can put you on the path to achieve your career's most far-reaching ambitions.
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Education Events 



Here, we never stop learning. Our Department of Nursing has an infrastructure to provide nurses with opportunities for lifelong professional growth.


UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation