Practicum Applications Due by April 23, 2014
Contact us
Alice Sima, MSN, MBA, RN, Director

By mail
Benedictine University
Birck Hall, Room 348
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532


(630) 829-6585

(630) 829-6547

Office Hours
by appointment

Pre-Professional Health Programs
Practicum Application
The Department of Pre-Professional Health Programs is responsible for the supervision of the baccalaureate degree program in related health professions. This office also coordinates all health science practica and is responsible for clinical affiliations, external funding and accreditation of the university's pre-professional health programs.

The Department of Pre-Professional Health Programs is the primary advising center within the university of the the health professions and provides career information to students interested in medicine (allopathic and osteopathic), pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, veterinary science and allied health.



We apologize for the inconvience of the faulty online application forms.  The PRACTICUM APPLICATION link above connects to a Word Document. Please do the following: (IF you get a login screen asking for a loging and password - just CLICK CANCEL and the document will open)

COMPLETE the word document.  There is no minimum/maximum length for answers.  Do not worry about the length of your answers/submission, just complete the questions as requested.

RESAVE the completed document as : LAST NAME, FIRST NAME practicum application year (ex: Smith, Joe practicum application 2012)

PRINT/SAVE a copy of the completed application for your records.

EMAIL your completed document as an attachment to Alice Sima at

(Submission of this form authorizes the Director of Pre-Professional Health Programs and any appropriate faculty advisors to use this Practicum Application Form on your behalf, and grants permission for the information provided in this form to be made available to Prospective cooperating organizations if requested.)

IMPORTANT: You must sign up for an interview time with Ms. Sima (Sign up sheet is on her door in Birck Hall, room 322). APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE YOU MEET WITH MS. SIMA.