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PIHT Practical Nursing Program Announces Graduate Licensing Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3/4/2013
Media Contact: Julie Warden
JWarden@wvjc.edu | 304-444-1222

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology Practical Nursing Program Announces Graduate Licensing Success

Practical Nursing Students Achieve 100% Passing Rate on Licensed Practical Nursing Exam

UNIONTOWN, PA – Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology (PIHT) Practical Nursing (PN) graduates of 2012 officially reached a 100% pass rate on the licensed practical nursing exam.

Upon completion and a satisfactory pass rate in the one-year PN program at PIHT, students are required to sit for the exam. This year, all 15 students in the program passed and are now available for LPN employment in Pennsylvania.

“We are so proud of our graduates for not only completing this challenging program, but working hard to study and pass the Practical Nursing Licensing Exam,” said Pam Hughes, Medical Program Coordinator.  “These students are now trained, have real-world experience from their hands-on externships, are licensed, and ready to begin their careers in the medical field.”

The PN program at PIHT enrolls students into a challenging one-year program which trains and prepares them for a full-time career in the field. Students are equipped with knowledge to take the licensing exam as a part of enrollment upon graduation. All students and alumni at PIHT receive full student services benefits and career management assistance.

The 2012 PN Graduates from PIHT who are now Licensed Practical Nurses: Donna Corle, Goldie Daniels, Mikal Davis, Michelle Dunlap, Kayla Frame, Antoni Jacobs, Marie King, Lori Lewis, Sherri Manchas, Brian Nicholson, Deborah Nicholson, Carol Shippen, Rita Walker, Gabrielle Wallace and Cheryl Williams.

PIHT offers healthcare training programs in addition to the PN program including Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration.

For more information about the Licensed Practical Nursing Program at PIHT, please visit www.piht.edu.

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For more information on graduation rates, median debt of students who have completed their programs, and other important information, please visit our website at www.piht.edu/programs.