VEEB PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM

VEEB Practical Nursing Program is an 11 month program (September - August).

Length of Course

3 trimesters (approx. 16 weeks each) Fall - Spring - Summer

Hours:     Theory       8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday

Days:       Clinic         8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday  (Alternating Weeks)

Clinical Affiliations
The Vocational Education and Extension Board have contractual agreements for student learning experiences with a number of clinical agencies. Placement of students in the various clinical areas will be arranged in advance by the nursing office and students are expected to report to the assigned facility at the time designated. Special request for clinical facilities will not be honored. Students are expected to make their own travel arrangements to the clinical sites.


Faculty
All members of the faculty shall have demonstrated by training, earned degrees, scholarship, experience, and by classroom performance or other evidence of teaching potential, their competence to offer the courses in the curriculum and discharge other academic responsibilities which are assigned to them. In addition to teaching duties, full time faculty will be responsible for:

 

  • Participation in the faculty activities including on going peer and student evaluation.

  • Participation in extra agency activity which promotes personal and program growth and development.

  • Participation in student support services including academic counseling and tutoring.

  • Student Support Services Library.

  • Utilization of the Library facilities at the Vocational Education and Extension Board is limited to those students officially enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program.

Tutoring

  • Each faculty member is assigned a tutoring hour once a week for extra help between 1:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m.        

  • Tutoring schedule is announced and posted on all student bulletin boards and Moodle.

Computer Lab

  • The student computer lab is open to students for self-directed individualized tutoring.

Counseling Services
Students who are in need of counseling services can make an appointment with the student counselor. The counselor is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at (516) 572-1704 to assist students with any difficulties they may be experiencing.