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					SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER BOCES

Practical Nursing Program

LPN
2009-2010
Open The Door To A New Career Become A Licensed Practical Nurse
Southern Westchester BOCES

Exceptional Training, Unlimited Possibilities

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program 85 Executive Boulevard Elmsford, NY 10523

LPN
SWBOCES LPN Program.......Turn Your Potential Loose

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program 85 Executive Boulevard Elmsford, NY 10523 Telephone: 914-592-0849 The Licensed Practical Nursing Program is a 10-month accelerated day or 20-month evening program starting in September and ending in June. Daytime Schedule Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Evening Schedule Monday through Thursday, 5:30PM to 9:30PM* *Note – Saturday clinical experience hours to be scheduled.

The following are required for acceptance into the Practical Nursing Program:
1. 2. 3. Submission of a complete application package, two completed references, and fee. Acceptable scores on the PN entrance test. Successful completion of the interview process.

While enrolled in the Practical Nursing program, students can qualify to take the New York State Nurse Assistant Certification examination. Students successfully completing the BOCES program can earn a Practical Nursing License by passing the National Council Licensing Practical Nursing Examination (NCLEX-PN). Tuition for the 2009-2010 10-Month Day program is: Tuition for the 2009-2011 20-Month Evening program is: Books and Supply Fee: Estimated Additional Student Expenses: Physical Exam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400.00 Uniform. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120.00 Shoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80.00 Practice Comprehensive Exam. . . . . . . 25.00 NCLEX Review Class. . . . . . . . . . . . . 300.00 State Board Examination . . . . . . . . . . 335.00 Transportation, Parking . . . Variable Expense Room and Board . . . . . . . . Variable Expense NCLEX Review Course offered for NY State Board Examination $8,750 $8,950 $ 750

Financial Aid is available to Qualified Applicants
For Information on Financial Aid call Ms. Mary Auguste (914) 592-0849

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
Dear LPN Candidate, Thank you for applying to our Practical Nursing Program. We take pride in the success of our program. The BOCES faculty has succeeded in having over 90% of graduating students pass the N.Y. State Licensing Board Exam. Many graduates are employed immediately. Others go on to colleges to pursue RN Associate or BSN degrees. As a SW BOCES PN program candidate, you must file an application and take the entrance exam. Candidates are permitted to take the exam once a year. The admissions committee interviews candidates with appropriate exam scores. If you are not selected, you may re-apply the following year.

Preparation Classes (optional) are offered to assist students in passing the PN program Entrance Exam. This optional course is focused on improving math, reading, writing, critical thinking and test taking skills. Students enrolling in the LPN Preparation Classes have a guaranteed seat to take the BOCES LPN Entrance Exam immediately following the end of the course.
Good luck. Hope to see you in class! Vera Sassoon LPN Counselor 914-592-0849 Schedule of LPN Preparation Classes 9:00AM-12PM (Tuesday &Thursday) 54 hours 6:30 - 9:30PM (Tuesday &Thursday) 54 hours 8:00AM-1:00PM (Saturdays) 54 hours (Spring Semester Only) Tuition $375 (includes study guide and two practice tests) + $10 Registration Fee LPN Preparation Class Registration Information Winter Registration: December 1 - January 5 Winter Classes Start: January 12 Spring Registration: Spring Classes Start: March 1 - April 5 April 13

Register on-line and Save $10 at:

WWW.SWBOCES.ORG (914) 592-0849

Or Register by phone (VISA/MC only)

The Adult Education Office
85 Executive Boulevard Elmsford, NY 10523

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING CANDIDATES 2009-2010 Application Process
Applications are limited. The filing deadline is May 8, 2009 or when entrance exam sessions are filled.
Application Fee: $95. (Non-refundable)

Please return the following: (Incomplete applications will not be accepted)
Completed application with two completed Reference forms attached. (professional references strongly advised) Check or money order for $95.00 payable to: S.W. BOCES. Do not send cash Copies of two forms of photo identification, such as driver’s license or work identification. (Copies only – no originals) Copy of high school or GED diploma. If you do not have a U.S. Diploma, have your diploma evaluated and certified in writing that it is equivalent to a U.S. High School Diploma. PLEASE NOTE: SW BOCES reserves the right to not accept on-line/distance learning diplomas or diplomas not issued through a State Education Department. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s “Guides for Private Vocational and Distance Education Schools” Part 254, Section 254.6(c); “It is deceptive for an industry member to offer or confer a high school diploma unless the program of instruction to which it pertains is substantially equivalent to that which is offered by a resident secondary school, and unless the student is informed, by a clear and conspicuous disclosure in writing prior to enrollment, that the industry member cannot guarantee or otherwise control the recognition that will be accorded the diploma by institutions of higher education, other schools, or prospective employers, and that such recognition is a matter solely within the discretion of those entities.” Copies of transcripts and diplomas/certificates from colleges and training schools you attended. Copy of Social Security Card. Copy of current permanent resident card. (If applicable).

Test:
Location: Schedule:

Practical Nursing Entrance Exam
Southern Westchester BOCES 85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, NY 10523 (914) 592-0849 Check your receipt for the date and time of your test.

All exams begin promptly at their scheduled time. Be prepared to stay for at least 4 hours. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Seating in test session is limited. If you are taking LPN Prep check the “LPN Prep” box. You will receive your test date in class. Candidates NOT taking the LPN Preparation course should write in first and second choice test date from the dates listed below on the application form. March 5, 12, 19 April 2, 16, 23 April 2 May 2 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4

Test Dates: Morning (Starts 8:30 am)

Evening (Starts 5 pm) Saturday (Starts 8:30 am) Entrance Exam Rescheduling Fee...$50.00

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
2 0 0 9 2 0 1 0 A P P L I C A T I O N F O R M 85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, N.Y. 10523 Telephone (914) 592-0849 PLEASE COMPLETE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING. TYPE OR PRINT CLEARLY.
Social Security Number Last Name Address City ( ) Area Code State ( ) Area Code Zip Code ( ) Area Code First Name Male Middle Initial Today’s Date: Female

Home Phone Number

Work Phone Number

Cell Phone Number

ENTRANCE EXAM DATE

First Choice

Second Choice

LPN PREP Students, Check Here

EDUCATION
List Below all Schools and Career Training Programs attended starting with High School.

NAME OF SCHOOL ATTENDED

DATES ATTENDED

DEGREE/CERTIFICATE/CREDITS

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
A P P L I C A T I O N EMPLOYMENT
List the Jobs you have had starting with your current position.

F O R M

C O N T I N U E D

NAME OF EMPLOYER

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT

JOB HELD

Are You a U.S. Citizen? Permanent Resident Card Number Country of Birth (If other than U.S.):

Yes

No-but I am an eligible non-citizen (Enter ID# Below) Work Authorization Number

Have You Ever Been Convicted of a Felony or a Misdemeanor Do you have any physical limitations preventing full participation in the LPN Program? If Yes, please describe: Do you have any condition that will require special care in an emergency? If Yes, please describe:

Yes Yes

No No

Yes

No

PRE-ADMISSION STATEMENT Please read the following statement carefully before signing I certify that all information I have given in this application is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that omissions and misstatements in this application may be grounds for rejection or dismissal, and that my acceptance is subject to verification of references. I also understand that admission to this training program is conditioned upon my ability to establish employment eligibility under the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.

Signature:

Date:

Southern Westchester BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in its educational programs.

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
R E F E R E N C E F O R M 85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, N.Y. 10523 Telephone (914) 592-0849 TO THE APPLICANT:
Fill in all information in this section. Submit two (2) sealed, completed professional references (employers, teachers, or other professionals you have worked with) with your application.

Applicant’s Name (Print) Last First M.I.

TO THE REFERENCE:
Southern Westchester BOCES asks that you evaluate how the applicant’s past performance might indicate their success in an intensive Practical Nurse training program and as a professional nurse. Areas of comment may include interpersonal and critical thinking skills, ability to work with others, punctuality, attendance and motivation.
Please seal your completed reference in an envelope and sign your name across the sealed flap and return to the applicant for submission. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please type or print legibly. Reference: Length of time applicant is known to you: Relationship to applicant: (Name, Title)

Do not return this form to applicant.

Signature:

Date:

Southern Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program
R E F E R E N C E F O R M 85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, N.Y. 10523 Telephone (914) 592-0849 TO THE APPLICANT:
Fill in all information in this section. Submit two (2) sealed, completed professional references (employers, teachers, or other professionals you have worked with) with your application.

Applicant’s Name (Print) Last First M.I.

TO THE REFERENCE:
Southern Westchester BOCES asks that you evaluate how the applicant’s past performance might indicate their success in an intensive Practical Nurse training program and as a professional nurse. Areas of comment may include interpersonal and critical thinking skills, ability to work with others, punctuality, attendance and motivation.
Please seal your completed reference in an envelope and sign your name across the sealed flap and return to the applicant for submission. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please type or print legibly. Reference: Length of time applicant is known to you: Relationship to applicant: (Name, Title)

Do not return this form to applicant.

Signature:

Date:

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Directions to SW BOCES
85 Executive Blvd., Elmsford NY 10523 FROM EAST: I-287 Take Exit 2, Elmsford. Turn Right on Rt. 9A. Proceed to Hunter Lane (The Cross Westchester Executive Park) make a Right into the Executive Park and proceed straight ahead to 85 Executive Blvd. on left. FROM WEST: NY State Thruway to I-287 exit at Exit 8A. Keep Right for Rt. 119. Make Left (East) on Rt. 119 to Rt. 9A North. Turn Left onto Rt. 9A North. Turn Right on Hunter Lane (The Cross Westchester Executive Park) and proceed straight ahead to 85 Executive Blvd. on left Sprain Brook Parkway: Exit at Eastview. If driving North, make left, if driving South make a right on to Route 100C. Follow Rt. 100C to Clearbrook Road on Left. Make a left on Clearbrook Road. At the end of Clearbrook Road, make a left on to Executive Blvd. 85 Executive Blvd. will be on the left side about two blocks down. By Bus or Train: Beeline Bus 1C or 14 (for information call (914) 813-7777) to Clearbrook Rd. and Executive Blvd. Metro North (for information call 800-522-5624) train to White Plains. Take 1C or 14 Beeline Bus as above.

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