Welcome to the Council of Practical Nurse Programs of New York State's home on the Internet.
The Council (CPNPNYS) is composed of practical nursing educators at over 50 schools of nursing located across New York State. A not-for-profit entity, Its goal is to improve the quality of licensed practical nursing education statewide.
This site is designed for a broad audience. Some of our regular visitors include those considering an LPN career, current nursing students, working LPNs and nursing educators.
For students, we have information on schools of practical nursing, including contact information, links to school Web sites and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Keep in mind that numerous job opportunities currently abound for LPNs.
Current LPNs appreciate the information that he have on programs that grant credit for LPN education and provide an easy transition into the world of registered nursing.
Educators can use the information here to network with other teachers. The site will also feature upcoming events put on by the Council.
Prospective students should contact the schools nearest them for more details on individual programs. All other inquires can be make made through our contact the council form or using the e-mail link below. Suggestions and comments on this Web site are greatly appreciated.