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Practical Nursing – Two-year, part-time programs begin September 7, 2022 at the CTE Center at Olean and CTE Center at Belmont.  Pre-entrance testing required. The Practical Nursing program offers the opportunity for adult students to practice patient-centered nursing care of all age groups.  Nursing theory and patient care lab skills taught in the classroom are combined with a supervised clinical experience to develop a knowledgeable competent nurse.  Courses included in this program are Fundamental Skills, Structure and Function of the Human Body, Pharmacology, Growth and Development, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Pediatric and Maternity Nursing. The program is registered by the New York State Education Department for 1,300 hours of combined academic and clinical instruction. The program prepares the student for admission to the state licensing examination.  opens in a new windowAdditional requirements for Pennsylvania Licensureopens PDF file

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2022 BOCES Practical Nursing Graduates

Front Row: Crystal Fenti, Bolivar; Keegan Rowland, Hinsdale; Amy Rogers, Delevan; Erica Haggard, Cyclone, PA;

Back row – Kara McCutcheon, Olean; Tammera Boudreaux-Knowlton, Bolivar; Brianna Gonzalez, Salamanca; Madison Burdick, Cuba; Susette Hamer, Belfast;