Practical Nursing Program

  • A Practical Nursing Graduating Class
                 
     
                  Debra Epilone, R.N.
                  Program Administrator
                  depilone@esboces.org
                  631-233-4450
     
                  Marie N. Stevens, R.N.
                  Administrative Coordinator
                  mstevens@esboces.org
                  631-233-4450
     
     
     
     
     
    SOC Code: 29-2061.00

    The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing, sponsored by Eastern Suffolk BOCES, is located at the Bixhorn Technical Center in Bellport and the Adult Education Center in Brentwood.

    A Licensed Practical Nurse performs tasks and responsibilities that include administering medication and treatment within the framework of case findings, health teaching, health counseling and provision and restorative care under the direction of a physician, dentist or registered nurse.

    Licensed Practical Nurses practice in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient centers, long term care facilities, occupational health centers and home care.

    Successful completion of this program entitles one to apply to take the New York State Licensing Examination.

    The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing offers the following programs each September:
    • An 11-month, full-time day program which meets September through August, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • A 17-month, part-time evening program which meets September through June, M-Th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. AND the following September through March, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • A part-time day program is available to seniors enrolled in the high schools of the first supervisory district which meets September through June, M-F from 7:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. OR 12:00 noon to 2:45 p.m. at the Bixhorn Technical Center in Bellport, NY; AND will meet the following September through March, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Level II post secondary at the Adult Education Center in Brentwood.

    Each program encompasses classroom and clinical time. All levels of patient care are covered in our program as well as hands on experience at local health care facilities. The Practical Nursing Program also gives students a solid foundation to pursue advanced college training.

    Upon graduation, the student receives a diploma from the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing and is eligible to take the New York State licensing examination.

     


     

    Program Expenses

    Tuition for the 2018-2019 Academic Year


    Full-Time
    $15,587.00
    Level I
    $6,157.00

    Level II                                      

                               $9,430.00

    Estimated Additional Costs


    Application Fee
    $100.00
    Physical Examination
    $200.00
    Books
    $480.00
    Uniform & Supplies
    $400.00
    Graduation Expenses
    $175.00
    Transportation
    (varies)
    ATI Review Week
    $350.00
    Background Check
    $52.00
    Drug Test
    $30.00
     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
      
     
     
     
     
      
     
     
     
     
     
     
      *All tuition and additional costs are subject to change
      *Included in tuition is the ATI Nursing Education system
      *Also included in tuition is the cost of the NCLEX-PN one time registration fee as well as an NCLEX-PN exam fee
     
     
    Net Price Calculators:
     
    In order to help current and prospective students and families estimate the individual net price of attending the Practical Nursing Program at the Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing, the following Net Price Calculator is available for informational purposes.
     
     
     
     
     

     
    Financial Aid:
     
    The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing is eligible to participate in Title IV financial aid programs.  Students attending the Licensed Practical Nursing Program may be eligible for a Pell Grant and/or Direct Loans.  Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and receive federal student aid funds.  Please click for additional financial aid information relating to the Practical Nursing Program.


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    Health Sciences Employment Opportunities:

    The Eastern Suffolk BOCES Adult Health Careers Department offers unique opportunities for instructors in Practical Nursing, Nurse Assisting and Medical Assisting.  We are seeking innovative, hardworking, enthusiastic and professional Instructors with excellent subject knowledge to join the Health Sciences team at Eastern Suffolk BOCES. Applicants must also be energetic and self-motivated.  Please forward letters of interest with a current resume to:

    Debra Epilone, R.N.
    Program Administrator of Health Sciences
    Adult Education Center
    100 Second Avenue
    Brentwood, NY  11717
    depilone@esboces.org
    Fax: 631-233-4459
     
     
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