"We are honored to receive this great recognition. The ranking validates the excellent work of the staff and students at our School of Nursing," said Kirk Thomas, chief administrative officer, Geisinger Western Region.
Top 30 nursing schools in Pennsylvania was ranked out of the 76 RN programs in the state by analyzing current and historical NCLEX-RN (The National Council Licensure Examination) "pass rates". Programs reviewed include schools that offer an Associate in Nursing (ADN/ASN), BSN, or Direct-Entry MSN Degree.
"The Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing gives students a solid knowledge base and exposure to the clinical area to produce competent and high-quality graduate nurses who are ready to practice in today's challenging healthcare environment," said Maryann Brown, director, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing.
The school accepts students all year round with classes starting in August every year. There are various scholarships and financial aid available for students who fit basic eligibility credentials. To learn more about the Geisinger Lewistown School of Nursing's nursing program call 717-242-7930 or visit their website.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a Research Institute and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.