Penn College will offer two separate practical nursing courses in 2022. These full-time clock hour programs will begin March 15 (in Wellsboro) and August 1 (in Wellsboro and Coudersport). Students will graduate approximately one year after the start of the program.
Classroom instruction in nursing theory and skills is provided by qualified nursing instructors. Affiliation with UPMC enables clinical experiences at UPMC Wellsboro (cohort starting March 15) and UPMC Wellsboro and UPMC Cole (cohort starting August 1). Other local health care subsidiaries are also used.
Graduates earn a certificate in Practical Nursing and are eligible to write the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure. Graduates find employment in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, private homes, doctors’ offices, and other health-related offices.
An information session is scheduled to familiarize prospective students with the program on Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Penn College/Wellsboro, 22 Walnut Street, Wellsboro and will also be available live via Zoom at the Council’s Coudersport office. education at 5 Rue de l’Eau. Registration is mandatory.
For more information or to register for the information session, call Marie Van Ess at 570-724-7703.