Wellsboro – Penn College Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host two information sessions for those interested in pursuing a career in nursing. There are many career opportunities for licensed practical nurses in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities, and social service organizations.
Information sessions will be held at 5:30 p.m. on June 15 and 22. A limited number of spaces are available in the Penn College Wellsboro Campus Nursing Classroom, located at 22 Walnut Street. However, the site offers videoconferencing.
Lauren M. Scheetz, Program Coordinator, will discuss admission requirements; application, tuition and financial aid processes; Licence ; and employment opportunities for graduates. It will be possible to ask questions after the presentation.
The next practical nursing course is scheduled to start in September 2020; graduation will take place in September 2021.
All applicants must pass the Essential Academic Skills test before receiving an application for the program. The following TEAS dates have been established: June 8, 16 and 23 and July 10. Completed applications and admission prerequisites must be submitted by August 17 to be considered for admission to the September class.
Classes in the 12-month full-time practical nursing program are held at Penn College’s Wellsboro campus, with clinical experiences at Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital, Green Home, and Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, as well as in other local facilities.
The practical nursing program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Those who successfully complete the program will be prepared to take the National Board Licensure Examination for licensure as an LPN. Educational opportunities for advancement to registered nurse are available.
This is an hourly program, eligible for Pell Grants and Stafford Loans, designed specifically by Workforce Development at Penn College in Williamsport.
To register or for more detailed information, call (570) 724-7703, email email@example.com, or visit the Penn College in Wellsboro website, www.pct.edu/north.