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Practical Nursing – The 10 month, full time program begins September 3, 2024 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 1,188 hours of combined academic and clinical instruction. The program prepares the student for admission to the state licensing examination.

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2024 Practical Nursing Graduates (10 month Program)

Front row left to right: Stephanie Benjamin, Autumn Benson, Ashlee Blinn, Katie Brockel, Azelyn Erdmann
Back row left to right: Kristen MacDonald; Anna Newark, Cali Parris, Erika Sieczkarski, Katelyn Sisson


This is the first 10 month graduating class in Olean. September 9, 2023- June 26, 2024



2024 Practical Nursing Graduates (2-year Program)

From left to right: Kareen Torrey, Kristina Stives; Bethany Petrie, Gina Kasperski, Susan Johnson, Desiree Hammond; Nichole Billings

Graduated on June 13th, 2024, at Cuba-Rushford High School,  the last graduating class from our prior 2 year program:  September 2022- June 2024

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