The Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) Practical Nursing program is looking for individuals ready to begin an in-demand, rewarding and financially prosperous career. EASTERN’s Practical Nursing program is a post-secondary program designed to prepare qualified individuals for a career in practical nursing. It is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. There are full-time and part-time class options available to accommodate busy lifestyles. The testing and application deadlines for the next part-time class for Spring 2021 have been extended! The testing deadline is now January 20, 2021 and the new application deadline is January 30, 2021.
The full-time program is for one-year, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Once the clinical portion of the program begins, hours adjust to 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The next full-time class begins September 2021.
The part-time program is completed over two years. Our part-time program is held two evenings a week from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and every other weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Once clinical begins, your weekend hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The next part-time class begins May 2021.
“Healthcare careers are in demand and rewarding,” said Carol Duell, EASTERN’s Practical Nursing Program Coordinator. “Within a year or two, depending on which program you choose, you walk away with something that can never be taken away from you. Nursing is so very important at all times – but especially now. Visit our website and learn more about admission to our Practical Nursing program.”
Admission procedures are detailed on the Practical Nursing website at https://www.eastech.org/practical-nursing/. EASTERN’s campus is at 3075 Terwood Road in Willow Grove. For more information, please contact the Practical Nursing program directly at 215-784-4800 Ext. 451, or via email at KBradley@eastech.org or LIngersoll@eastech.org.