Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center:
Located in Central Altoona, in Blair County PA, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center offers a full and part-time Practical Nursing Program that prepares graduates for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in a wide variety of health-care settings. The full-time program is a comprehensive, one year healthcare educational program, and students can also opt for the two-year part-time program. As well as delivering quality training, we also collaborate with Blair County Career Link in assisting with placement of individuals upon graduation.
- Celebrating 50 Years of Accreditation
We are proud to say that our Practical Nursing Program has continued to receive full approval from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing since its inception in 1962.
- Placement & Employment Opportunities
The Office of Employment Security cooperates with the Practical Nursing program in assisting with placement of individuals upon graduation. GACTC graduating classes experience a 100% employment rate within three months following graduation.
- Academic Vision
The GACTC strives to integrate academic and technical skill instruction for high school students and adult learners as required to achieve industry skill standards. The culture of the school fosters intrinsic motivation and rewards student initiative and teamwork.
Nursing, an art and a science, is concerned with the welfare of people and health service to the community. Practical Nursing is an integral part of the nursing profession. It is the faculty’s responsibility to facilitate a curriculum that prepares students for entry-level employment as Practical Nurses, capable of functioning as safe practitioners.
Modules in our Practical Nursing Program include:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Basic Patient Care
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Integrated Nutrition
- Maternity Nursing
- Nursing Skills and Procedures
- Pediatric Nursing
- Personal & Vocational Relations
- Surgical Nursing
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|Address: 1500 Fourth Avenue, 16602, Altoona, Pennsylvania , USA|
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