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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 experiences are given at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Mountain View Care Center and Avenanna Daycare for Medically Fragile Children.  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 2019 (March 2018 grads) 100% of licensed graduates are currently employed as L.P.N.'s

    Timeframe is March 2018-Present.

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  • Completion rate for the December 2018 graduating class: 67%

    Completion rate for the March 2018 graduating class: 64%

    Completion rate for the June 2017 graduating class: 70%

    Timeframe August 2016-Present.

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  • Current NCLEX pass rate is 96.4% for the March 2018 Graduating Class and 91% for June 2017 graduating class.

    (Timframe June 2017-Present)

    NCLEX pass rate from Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Exam Year 10/1/17 - 9/30/18 is 96.55%

     

     

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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 August 28, 2019.

    Tests are Tuesday from 8:45 to 11:30 starting in February, 2019 through June, 2019

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