Health Occupations

27 West Main St

Norwich, NY 13815

607-335-1439

**Please note that our Adult Education Health Occupations Classes have been moved to a new location!**

We are now located in the Council of the Arts Building at 27 West Main St in the city of Norwich. We are very excited about this move and our opportunities for expansion!

Our mailing address will remain the same - 6678 County Rd 32 Norwich, NY 13815.


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Nurse Assisting PROGRAM INFORMATION

Practical Nursing PROGRAM INFORMATION

Phlebotomy Technician PROGRAM INFORMATION

The DCMO BOCES Health Occupations programs have many opportunities to prepare you to enter the field of healthcare careers in the region. The first step to begin your journey is to join us for an Informational session listed below to discuss your needs, financial requirements and the commitment needed from students to complete one of our programs. Choose the best date for you and reserve your spot by clicking the registration link to the left. Our team will prepare for your visit and will provide you information and resources. You can also reach us via the Program Contact Information listed at the bottom of this page.

VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ARE HELD MONTHLY @

10:00 am

AVAILABLE DATES:

(Please Pre-register using the button to the left)

Wednesday January 18th

Thursday February 16th

Wednesday March 15th

Thursday April 13th

Wednesday May 17th

Tuesday June 6th

Upcoming Classes:

Registration for the DCMO BOCES School of Practical Nursing Program beginning in the Fall of 2023

***IS OPEN!!!***

The first step in the application process is to get registered for a

TEAS pre-entrance exam.

Upcoming TEAS exam dates:

Wednesday January 11th 2023

Tuesday February 7th 2023

Thursday March 9th 2023

Tuesday April 11th 2023

Tuesday May 16th 2023

Wednesday June 7th 2023

TEAS Information

The TEAS exam consists of four sections: all sections are completed via computer at our Chenango campus in the PN Classroom or Library.
1. Reading: Key Ideas & Details 10%, Craft & Structure 6%, Integration of Knowledge & Ideas 10% (Time: 55 minutes / 45 questions) 26% of total score2. Math: Numbers & Algebra 12%, Measurement & Data 11% (Time: 57 minutes /38 questions) 23% of total score3. Science: Human Anatomy & Physiology 12%, Biology 6 %, Chemistry 5%, Scientific Reasoning 6% (Time: 60 minutes /50 questions) 29% of total score4. English and Language Usage: Conventions of Standard English 8%, Knowledge of Language 7%, Using Language and Vocabulary to Express Ideas in Writing 7% (Time: 37 minutes / 37 questions) 22% of total score
Applications for the program and testing can be obtained by e-mailing the Coordinator of Health Occupations Heather Montgomery, BSN, RN at montgomh@dcmoboces.com
You can return the completed application and non-refundable exam fee of $95 to DCMO BOCES, Adult Education, School of Practical Nursing, 6678 County Rd 32, Norwich, NY 13815. Check or Money Order can be made out to DCMO BOCES. Please do not send cash with your application. If you prefer you can also pay by VISA or MasterCard over the phone by calling our Adult Education Department at 607-335-1210. Testing will be provided on a first come first serve basis as there are a limited number of seats available for each exam. No exam seats will be held without payment of the exam fee.
Consideration for Admission to the Practical Nursing Program requires a score of 50-55% overall on the TEAS exam

Please contact: Heather Montgomery, BSN, RN, Coordinator of Health Occupations for further information @ montgomh@dcmoboces.com

Practical Nursing Program Information:

Location: DCMO BOCES Adult Education @ the Norwich Center

Council of the Arts Building

27 West Main St

Norwich, NY 13815

*Please note the mailing address remains 6678 County Rd 32 Norwich

Schedule: This is a Full Time 10 Month program which begins yearly in September and ends in June

Days/Times:

  • Classes run Monday through Friday

  • Classroom 0830-1500

  • Clinical 0700-1500 (Days and times can Vary)

Clinical Locations:

  • UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital and Affiliates

  • Chase Memorial Nursing Home

  • NYS Vets Home at Oxford

  • Norwich Rehabilitation

  • Bassett Medical Center


Classes which are part of the Course:

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Geriatrics

  • Nutrition

  • Maternity

  • Medication Math

  • Pediatrics

  • Growth & Development

  • Mental Health

  • Medical Surgical Nursing & Pharmacology

Tuition Cost: $14,500 (inclusive of below)

  • Text Books

  • All needed Medical Supplies

  • Nursing Uniform

      • Shoes

      • Stethoscope

      • Nursing Watch

Nurse Assisting Class

Forming NOW!

Class Details:

Location: DCMO BOCES Adult Education @ the Norwich Center

Council of the Arts Building

27 West Main St

Norwich, NY 13815

Schedule TBD

  • ~ 3 evenings a week for 8 weeks

    • Weeks 1-6 Classroom (3:30pm-8:30pm)

    • Week 7 Clinical (3pm-11pm) Location TBD

    • Week 8 State Testing (9am-3pm)

Tuition Cost: $1,850 (inclusive of below)

  • Text Books

  • All needed Supplies

  • Nursing Uniform

  • State Certification Exam

*Tuition Assistance May be Available



For more information or to register contact

Heather Montgomery, BSN, RN Coordinator of Health Occupations

@ montgomh@dcmoboces.com

Phlebotomy

Class Details:

Location: DCMO BOCES Adult Education

@ Council of the Arts Building

27 West Main St

Norwich, NY 13815

2nd Floor

Schedule

  • Monday & Wednesday evenings

  • Beginning February 6th 2023

  • Time:1600-2000

  • National exam tentatively scheduled for March 29th 2023

Tuition Cost: $1,450 (inclusive of below)

  • Text Book

  • All needed Supplies

  • Practice Exams/Review

  • National Certified Phlebotomy Technician Exam

*Tuition Assistance May be Available

For more information or to register contact

Heather Montgomery, BSN, RN Coordinator of Health Occupations

@ montgomh@dcmoboces.com

Recent Graduating Classes:


Congratulations to our most recent Certified Nursing Assistant Graduates from our Summer 22 class who all passed their State Exam 8/18/2022!

Great job on a 100% pass rate!!

Isolde Estes

Caitlin Possemato

Justin Youngs

Congratulations to our most recent Phlebotomy Graduates from our Spring 2022 Class

  • Katherine Becker

  • Missy Conner

  • Daphne Fraser

  • Jessica Grabo

  • Kalin Huntly

  • Tierney Koncelik

  • Rebecca Mills

  • Kristen Rockey

  • Sarah Silverbrand

  • Riley Strong

  • Ripley Strong

  • Heather Williams

  • Misty Wright

  • Terriann Zoll

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Program Contact Information:

Heather Montgomery, BSN, RN

Coordinator of Health Occupations

6678 St Hwy 12

Norwich, NY 13815

Ph 607-335-1439

Fx 607-334-9828