Practical Nursing Program


Thinking about becoming a practical nurse?  Mildred Elley offers certificate programs for Practical Nursing and Practical Nurse in 3 different locations that will prepare you for a great career in healthcare.

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Pittsfield Nursing SchoolsAbout the Nursing School Program

If you’re thinking of becoming a nurse, our LPN Practical Nursing Program in Abany, New York City and Pittsfield is comprehensive and designed to give students the clinical and lab skills necessary to become a successful LPN. Our faculty comes from diverse backgrounds within the medical industry, and our on-campus clinical labs provide students with the most real world and technical learning environment possible. Students will also complete training at our clinical partners’ sites so they are better prepared for their career upon entering the workforce.

How to Become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

In order to become a licensed practical nurse, you will need to pass the NCLEX-PN examination. As a graduate of the Mildred Elley nursing school program, you will be well prepared to take the NCLEX-PN examination.

Practical Nursing Courses

Here are just some of the exciting courses you’ll be taking in the program:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology & Dosage Calculation for Nursing
  • Maternity, Pediatric & Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing Care of the Adult
  • Nursing Care of the Older Adult

Why Join the Nursing Field

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing career fields in the nation and with an aging baby boomer population there is going to be an increased need for Practical Nurses and other healthcare workers. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) is expected to grow 22% by 2020. Want to learn more? Download our Top 10 Reasons to be a Practical Nurse!

How We Help You Succeed

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships are available for those who qualify
  • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
  • Real World, Hands-On Training
  • On- and Off-Campus Clinical Training
  • Transfer Credits May be Accepted
  • Approved for Veterans Education Benefits

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