Nursing at Buckeye Hills named one of best in state

The staff of the Practical Nursing School of Buckeye Hills Career Center are extremely pleased to announce that the program has been selected as the #5 program producing Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in the state of Ohio by the Nursing Schools Almanac. This company collected data on more than 3,000 institutions, and less than 35% made the final list of the best nursing schools in the nation. This company selected the 50 best nursing programs in the state of Ohio based on the “prestige and perceived value,” “breadth and depth of nursing programs offered,” and “student success.”

The Practical Nursing School of Buckeye Hills Career Center had been placed at #47 on this list when compared to the 185 nursing programs in many schools across the state, including nationally renowned Universities such as Ohio State University, Kent State University and Case Western University who produce nurses at levels of Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree in the Science of Nursing, Master’s Degree in the Science of Nursing and Doctorate Degree in Nursing Practice.

The Nursing Schools Almanac had the following to say about the nursing program at Buckeye Hills Career Center.

“Buckeye Hills Career Center offers a diverse slate of adult education programs. Career training options run the gamut from cosmetology to peace officer, industrial maintenance technician to power lineman. The Center’s Practical Nursing program enrolls two full-time cohorts annually, one in September and one in January. The curriculum encompasses 1,382 clock hours on the basic nursing skills that students will need to function effectively in a variety of healthcare settings. Buckeye Hills Career Center graduates approximately thirty LPN students annually across both cohorts. These graduates have averaged a 90% first-time pass rate on the NCLEX-PN licensure examination over the past decade.”

Buckeye Hills Career Center just completed the construction of a new Health Academy Lab in Adult Education this fall. The program now is including a fully functioning, high fidelity simulation laboratory, including technology that rivals that of large universities. The future looks bright for the Practical Nursing Program at Buckeye Hills Career Center.