SNYA Membership Why should I consider a career in nursing? Bronx Beth Abraham Health Services Bronx Center for Rehab & HC Casa Promesa Concourse Rehabilitation & Nursing Care DOJ Health Services Fieldston Lodge Care Center Gold Crest Care Center Q. What opportunities for employment are cur- Kings Harbor Multicare Center Laconia Nursing Home rently offered in the nursing profession? Morris Park Nursing Home Serving our members Regeis Care Center University Nursing Home and the long-term care community A. Nurses are needed in every health care set- Williamsbridge Manor Nursing Home ting from hospitals and nursing homes to home Brooklyn/Staten Island Neil Heyman, President Brooklyn Center for Rehabilitation care and teaching. According to projections Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home there will be a need for more than one million Caton Park Nursing Home CNR Healthcare Network new nurses by the year 2010. Cobble Hill Health Center Haym Salomon Home for Aged Marcus Garvey Nursing Home Q. How long does it take to become a nurse? Ruby Weston Manor SS Joachim & Anne Residence Staten Island Care Center A. There are vocational Practical Nursing pro- Manhattan Bialystoker Center grams that begin in September and conclude in Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital June of the following year. DeWitt Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Greater Harlem Nursing Home Nassau Q. What are some responsibilities of nurses? Belair Care Center Central Island Healthcare East Rockaway Progressive Care Facility A. Some responsibilities of nurses are: Glen Cove Care Center Hempstead Park Nursing Home • • Taking vital signs Administering medication Marquis Care Center South Shore Healthcare We help people Sunharbor Manor • Dressing wounds Woodbury Center for HC become nurses. • Giving injections Queens Transform Bezalel Nursing Home • Monitoring patients and tracking changes Elmhurst Care Center Haven Manor HCC Q. Are there opportunities for advancement if I Highland Care Center Holliswood Care Center Horizon Care Center and become an LPN? Little Neck Nursing Home Long Island Care Center enhance the way you prepare Margaret Tietz Nursing & Rehab. Ctr. A. Some nursing professionals go on to become New York Center for Rehabilitation NYS Veterans Home/St. Albans RN’s; after which they can pursue advanced education toward becoming a nurse practitio- Park Nursing Home Queens Center for Rehabilitation Rego Park Health Care for the ner with increasing responsibilities and salary. Rockaway Care Center Windsor Park Nursing Home CNET Entrance Exam Suffolk APEX Rehabilitation and Care Center for Practical Nursing Nesconset Nursing Center Riverhead Nursing Home Ross Healthcare St. Johnland Nursing Center Suffolk Center for Rehab & Nursing Westhampton Care Center Westchester 39 Broadway—Suite 1710 Cortlandt Healthcare New York, New York 10006 Please visit our website for more information: Dumont Masonic Home North Westchester Restorative Therapy & NC www.snya.org. Regency Extended CC Schnurmacher Center for Rehab & Nursing www.snya.org Sutton Park Center for Nursing & Rehab. Westchester Center for Rehab & Nursing Nursing School Entrance Test Preparation Nursing schools require you to complete a formal process that includes applying, en- trance tests and interviews. Increasing your CNET awareness of the process will enable you to succeed at this critical first step. Our pro- What is CNET? gram includes individualized assessment, de- velopment of a learning plan, entrance test CNET is the Center for Nursing Education and preparation courses, interview preparedness Testing. workshops and professional guidance. What is the CNET exam? WHO IS Our schedule for CNET Prep starts March 11, SOUTHERN NEW YORK ASSOCIATION? 2008 and continues weekly through May 16, The CNET exam is the entrance test for sev- eral New York nursing schools such as the 2008. The classes are as follows: NYC Department of Education Practical Southern New York Association, Inc. is an or- Nursing Program. It is a timed test that takes Tuesday—Language Ability ganization of over sixty residential health care three hours to complete and is composed of Wednesday— Math Ability facilities, both voluntary and proprietary, with three parts: Reading, Math, and Language Friday—Reading Comprehension approximately 16,000 beds in the southern Ability. The schedule for taking the CNET (except 3/21). New York area including New York City, West- exam is set by the testing agency. chester and Long Island. All classes start at 9:30am (sharp) and con- Who can apply to take the CNET exam? clude at 4:00pm. A ½ hour lunch break will Southern New York Association focuses on the preparation of the long term care community be scheduled. Please allow ample time for Individuals seeking to enter nursing schools for the ever-changing platform that is health that require this exam. Because a high traveling. care delivery in New York. Through SNYA’s ad- school diploma/GED certificate is required vocacy, education and compliance pro- for nursing school, the potential candidate Breakfast will be served. Lunch is on your grams, member facilities receive continual should either possess the diploma/certificate own. updates in operational methodologies and or be in process of obtaining one. In order to care techniques applicable to the effective, sit for the exam, a potential applicant must Please call our office for the program fees: economical and compassionate provision of have completed and submitted an applica- 212-425-5050 long-term care. tion to the testing agency within the dead- lines specified by them. To learn more and SNYA emphasizes and facilitates cooperation obtain information on this exam, please visit with community groups, regulatory agencies www.cnetnurse.com. and other organizations that hold similar inter- ests in the enhancing of care and services to Who would benefit most from the CNET Prep If you have any questions, please feel free to the population requiring sub-acute and long class? email us at: email@example.com term care services. Anyone taking the CNET exam will be well advised to prepare by taking a CNET prepa- ration course.