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
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. For more information please click here
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
Candidates must take and pass the Nurse Entrance Exam to be considered
for enrollment in the Practical Nursing Program. The Nurse Entrance Exam
exam assesses verbal skills (vocabulary and reading comprehension) and
math. The next Practical Nursing class is scheduled for September
to register for the Nurse Entrance Exam:
Although not required for admission, it is recommended that candidates
take the Prep Course for the Nurse Entrance Exam. This course is
designed for prospective candidates seeking admission in the Practical
to register for the Prep Course for the Nurse Entrance Exam.
The completion of the Prep Course does not guarantee admission into the
Practical Nursing Program. For more information you may call (631)
Tuition for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
Estimated Additional Costs
|Uniform & Supplies
|New York State Licensing Examination
|ATI Review Week
*All tuition and additional costs are subject to change
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.
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 the links below for additional information
related to the Practical Nursing Program at the Eastern Suffolk School
of Practical Nursing and financial aid.
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