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    welcome to the pa state nurses association


    pa state board of nursing (sbon):

    license information
    rn law
    pn law

    rules and regulations




    board approved nursing programs:
    registered nursing programs
    practical nursing programs

    nclex exam pass rates of prelicensure programs:
    RN programs
    PN programs



    approved nursing refresher programs


    financial information/scholarships:
    pennsylvania student aid guide

    philadelphia foundation added 10/2/10
    administers several nursing scholarships.


    the pennsylvania higher education assistance agency (pheaa)

    the promise of nursing for pennsylvania gala
    (great event, able to attend as workplace sponsored table. karen)
    » nursing education grants
    » independence blue cross nurse scholars program


    nursing loan forgiveness for healthier futures update:5/3/08: this program is no longer being funded as of june 30, 2008.


    health scholarships for eastern delaware county hs students

    nursing...the jefferson difference > scholarships and financial aid

    nightingale awards of pennsylvania scholarship deadline jan 31st each year. added 1/1/07

    discover nursing features information on getting the basics in the field, finding nursing programs, frequently asked questions, profiles of nurses, and a scholarship search.
    www.discovernursing.com


    certified nursing assistant info: updated 12/19/10

    american red cross (arc): competency evaluation program
    responsible for registration, scheduling and administration of the nnaap® examination.



    (800) 795-2350

    hours of operation 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., mon. – thurs. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., fri. (eastern time zone)


    call the american red cross to:

    • obtain a candidate handbook

    • obtain or complete a registration form

    • register for the examination

    • cancel a scheduled examination

    • arrange special testing accommodations
    • change your current address or name prior
    to testing
    • change your current address or name prior
    to examination results being sent to the registry









    • obtain information regarding the examination








    pennsylvania department of education: bureau of career and technical education
    approves pennsylvania nurse aide training programs. (717) 772-0814






    hours of operation 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.(eastern time zone)

    call the pennsylvania department of education to:

    • obtain information regarding training requirements

    • obtain a list of approved training programs

    • applications for student nurses, professional nurses,

    foreign-trained nurses, and individuals trained in

    another state who might be eligible to take the state
    competency examination available
    applications link pdf file



















    pa snf/nursing homes list
    includes amount of nursing care hours and facility sanctions
    http://ecapps.health.state.pa.us/com...hlocatorie.asp


    pa health facility locator for hospitals, home care etc
    listed by county map:
    quality assurance facility directory


    department of health : pa department of health

    doh nursing reports: updated 4/28/06







    2006 registered nurse report

    2007 licensened practical nurse report










    free nursing publications with job information/ceu articles:

    nursing spectrum nursing spectrum online
    advance for nurses advance for nurses online | main
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Nov 29, '14 : Reason: Updated 11/ 2014
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  2. 13 Comments...

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    THANKS for posting all these links!
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    Quote from nrskarenrn
    pa state nurses association (psna) www.psna.org
    psna dues: http://www.psna.org/membership/newdues.htm
    psna listserv alert http://www.psna.org/psnainfo/listserv.htm

    pa state board of nursing (sbon): http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/nurbd/mainpage.htm
    rn law
    pn law
    rules and regulations

    board approved nursing programs:
    professional nursing programs
    practical nursing programs


    pahealthcareers.org
    looking for financial aid? check out the scholarship directory for a listing of hospitals across pennsylvania that are offering scholarships and employee assistance to get you started in your career!

    how to become a certified nursing assistant in pa




    department of health:
    http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/site/


    pa snf/nursing homes list
    includes amount of nursing care hours and facility sanctions
    http://ecapps.health.state.pa.us/com...hlocatorie.asp


    pa health facility locator for hospitals, home care etc
    listed by county map:
    http://ecapps.health.state.pa.us/com...atorcommon.asp


    free publications with job information/ceu articles:
    nursing spectrum http://www.nursingspectrum.com/
    advance for nurses www.advancefornurses.com
    hats off to you, karen. you did an excellent job of posting these links.
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    Is the anyone from Central PA? I live in State College, and our local hospital is the Mount Nittany Medical Center.
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    These links are very helpful. Thanks so much!:spin:
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    Is PA NCLEX really difficult? what book shall i read? I'm reading saunders right now. I'm really anxious. I'm scheduled for the NCLEX in September 13. What kind of questions do they ask? Please help... Is it like the CGFNS type of questions? what books can you recommend? thanks you so much
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    I will be working as a home care nurse at Visiting Nurse Group(VNG),i am still here in the Phil.can anyone tell me what should I expect as a home care nurse as well as the VNG
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    Quote from december_00
    I will be working as a home care nurse at Visiting Nurse Group(VNG),i am still here in the Phil.can anyone tell me what should I expect as a home care nurse as well as the VNG
    i work in a community in philadelphia where we have the visiting nurses come in for some of the resident. i think its more like being a home care nurse except you go to the persons home to provide care. oops, i think the ones that come to our place is VNA
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    i work in a community in philadelphia where we have the visiting nurses come in for some of the resident. i think its more like being a home care nurse except you go to the persons home to provide care. oops, i think the ones that come to our place is VNA

    thanks Proverbs 16:3..I really appreciate it....
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    thankyou for theses links.i am new here.can someone help me out with the procedure of transfering lisence from another state to philadelpia????


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