Students attend Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program in Elmsford, NY, a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program degrees go up to the Certificate.
The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.
Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that the school only let in 22% of those who applied in 2007-2008.
There are 154 students at Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Southern Westchester BOCES-Practical Nursing Program are 40 years old or older.
A lot of students at the school attend part-time.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Mission The mission of Southern Westchester BOCES is to collaborate with districts, agencies and communities to meet their educational challenges by providing regional leadership and cost-effective, high quality services. The mission of the Practical Nursing Program is to serve the community by preparing nurses who are dedicated to providing culturally competent care through systematic application of the nursing process in a caring, ethical and holistic manner. The faculty and support staff of the Practical Nursing Program strives to promote a sense of professional responsibility as members of the nursing community and seek to develop in our students a commitment to life long learning and professional growth."
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