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Capital Region BOCES offers a part-time evening adult nursing class


Part-time Adult Practical Nursing Program allows students to earn certification after work

Adult nursing gradsLooking to re-imagine your future? Capital Region BOCES has a program for you.

Anyone interested in a career with a promising future is encouraged to register now for the upcoming Adult Practical Nursing Program class that starts in November at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education School.

Specifically geared for those with jobs or daytime commitments, the part-time program runs 18 months and prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Examination and apply for a state license as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

One of the fastest-growing and most in-demand jobs in the nation, nursing is the career of ambitious men and women looking for a challenge with many rewards. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 25 percent increase in demand for LPNs between now and 2022. That, coupled with the fact that LPNs earned a median salary nationally in 2012 of $41,540, makes it the right time to enter this exciting field.

The state-approved Adult Practical Nursing Program at the Capital Region Career & Technical School encompasses 1,100 hours of classroom and clinical study and practice.

Adult nursing studentsStudents will earn their clinical experience in various local healthcare facilities, including Ellis Hospital, Guilderland Nursing Home, Kingsway Arms Nursing Center, Teresian House, the Albany County Nursing Home and Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Classes start Nov. 16. Tuition for the class is $14,045.

For more information or to register, call (518) 862-4709.







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