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Program of Study

  •    The Practical Nursing Program is a 52 week course of study extended over 15 months, on a 5 day per week basis (Monday-Friday).  Approximately 50 percent of the time is spent in the classroom and 50 percent of the time is spent in clinical experience.  Supervised, concurrent or sequential clinical experience is given at Geisinger CMC, Moses Taylor Hospital, Geisinger Mountain View Care Center and Pediatria/Healthcare for Kids.  Students are under the supervision and guidance of the Career Technology Center Practical Nursing Program.

Practical Nursing Announcements

  • According to the last graduate survey from March 2017 (March 2016 grads) 100% of licensed graduates are currently employed as L.P.N.'s

    Timeframe is March 2017-Present.

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  • Completion rate for the June 2017 graduating class: 70%

    Completion rate for the December 2015 graduating class: 61%

    Completion rate for the March 2016 class: 70%

    Timeframe December 2014-Present.

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  • Current NCLEX pass rate is 100% for the December 2016 Graduating Class and 90% for June 2017 graduating class.

    (Timframe December 2016-Present)

    NCLEX pass rate from Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Exam Year 10/1/16 - 9/30/17 is 94.33%

     

     

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  • Please contact the Practical Nursing Office if you are interested in taking the Entrance Exam at 570-346-8728.

    Next Class Starts March 9, 2018.

    Tests are Tuesday from 8:45 to 11:30 starting in September through January 23, 2018

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