Southern and Northern Division
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Practical Nursing is a 1,200-hour program for high school seniors and adults. The curriculum includes fundamentals of nursing, growth and development, community health, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, math, phlebotomy, medical terminology, pharmacology, and medication. It explores emergency care, EKG, geriatrics, maternity nursing, medical surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, and mental health. Students also learn office practical skills, communication skills, and computer applications. Clinical field experiences are a required component of the curriculum. The program stresses professional standards, integrity, academic excellence, and the human side of nursing.
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