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Payton Mowery

Payton Mowery
CA BOCES Practical Nursing Graduate

LPN, Olean Medical Group

I am currently an LPN working at the Olean Medical Group.  In my position at the medical group, I work in family practice where my duties include triaging patients, refilling medications, and assisting with scheduling patient visits.  My CTE education, along with working at the Motherhouse as a CNA from 2016 to 2018, helped me toward my educational goals by providing me with the foundation I needed to earn my LPN.  My responsibilities at the Motherhouse included helping patients with their daily needs.  I loved being able to hear stories from those who lived at the Motherhouse and being a caregiver.  Being able to work in this environment taught me how to be empathetic to their needs and helped me realize that I wanted to work in the nursing field.  Being able to be attend the CA BOCES LPN program provided me with the knowledge and skills needed for the field.  Since graduating from the program, I have been working at the medical group and am actively pursuing my RN.