Crawford County Area Vocational Technical School
860 Thurston Road
Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335
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LPN Program Details
The first class of The Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program graduated in 1969. Since then, a class has graduated every year. A class begins every July and concludes in June. The Practical Nursing Program consists of twelve months of classroom/clinical instruction, or 48 weeks. The program is divided into trimesters, each 16 weeks in length. The program runs Monday through Friday, with classroom days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and clinical days from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. All classroom instruction is held at the Crawford County Career and Technical Center; clinical experiences are held at a variety of institutions in the area including Meadville Medical Center, Crawford County Care Center, Wesbury United Methodist Home, Rolling Fields, home health agencies, physicians' offices and other community-based nursing health care facilities. In addition, a simulation lab is utilized to enhance the student learning experience.