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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, Regional Hospital, Moses Taylor Hospital and Geisinger Mountain View Care Center.  Students are under the supervision and guidance of the Career Technology Center School of Practical Nursing.

Practical Nursing Announcements

  • According to the last 2 graduate surveys from December 2014 class and June 2015 class 100% of licensed graduates are currently employed as L.P.N.'s

    Timeframe is December 2015-June 2016.

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  • Completion rate for the March 2016 graduating class: 70%

    Completion rate for the June 2015 graduating class: 82%

    Completion rate for the December 2014 class: 83%

    Timeframe is December 2014-March 2016.

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  • Current NCLEX pass rate is 96.5% for the March 2016 Graduating Class (Timframe March 2016-Present)

    NCLEX pass rate from Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Exam Year 10/1/15 - 9/30/16 is 96.88%



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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, 2017

    Tests are Tuesday from 8:45 to 11:30 starting in February thru June

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