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Practical Nursing Program

The Adult Practical Nursing Program of Jefferson County-Dubois A.V.T.S. began admitting students in 1968. This educational program is designed to prepare qualified applicants to perform selective nursing acts in the care of the ill, injured, or infirm under the direction of a licensed, professional nurse, physician, or dentist.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to write the state licensing examination and opportunities for employment are available in: long-term care facilities, hospitals, occupational health, physicians’ offices, extended care facilities, personal care homes, private care, home health, and many other community health care agencies.

Nursing students in the classroom

Benefits of Choosing the Jeff Tech Practical Nursing Program:

  • Small class sizes
  • Experienced faculty
  • Multiple clinical sites offering a variety of learning opportunities
  • Use of advancing technology 
  • Financial aid for those that qualify
  • Onsite childcare at Jeff Tech by Creative Garden, LLC

Accredited By:

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. 
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: (404) 975.5000
Fax: (404) 975.5020

Approved By:

Pennsylvania Department of Education 
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: (717) 783.6788
PA Department of Education Website

Pennsylvania Board of Nursing
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17125-2649
Phone: (717) 783.7142
Fax: (717) 783.0822

Jeff Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Barry Fillman, Administrative Director (814) 653.8265 ext. 119.  EOE/ADA  The Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS open-records officer is Sherry Hasselman, business manager. Please view contact, procedures, and fee information here.