Overview

The Adult Practical Nursing Program of Jefferson County-Dubois A.V.T.S. began admitting students in 1968.

The educational program is designed to prepare qualified applicants to perform selective nursing acts in the care of the ill, injured, or infirmed under the direction of a licensed professional nurse, physician, or dentist.

The program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, 
                                                    333 Market Street
                                                    Harrisburg, Pa 17126-0333
                                                    Phone: 717-783-6788
                                                    www.education.state.pa.us

the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, 
                                                    PO Box 2649
                                                    Harrisburg, Pa 17125-2649
                                                    Phone: 717-783-7142
                                                    Fax: 717-783-0822

and 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
                                                   www.acenursing.org


Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to write the state licensing examination.

Opportunities for employment are available in: long-term care facilities, hospitals, occupational health, physician’s offices, extended care facilities, personal care homes, private care, home health, and many other community health care agencies.

Interested persons may apply by contacting:

Brenda Hodge
Coordinator of Practical Nursing
Jefferson County-DuBois A.V.T.S.
576 Jeff Tech Road
Reynoldsville, PA 15851
Phone: 814-653-8420