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Practical Nursing – Two-year, part-time programs begin August 25, 2021  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 Licensure.opens pdf file

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2020 BOCES Practical Nursing Graduates

Belmont BOCES – Brittnay Bowers, Andover, NY; Katherine Burgess, Canaseraga, NY; Deanna Fanton, Scio, NY; Emily Fuller, Caneadea, NY; Kiera Hutchison, Belmont, NY; Megan Nelson, Hornell, NY; Alexis Peterson, Almond, NY; Mariah Swarthout, Belmont, NY

Olean BOCES – Kirsten Bowser, Franklinville, NY; Chantele Comstock, Ellicottville, NY; Chenoa Cousins, Hinsdale, NY; Ryanne Cousins, Olean, NY; Joann Freer, Roulette, PA; Shanel Hall, Limestone, NY; Emalee Schneider, Kane, PA; Felisha Welninski, Fillmore, NY; Nicole Wheatley Causer, Kane, PA