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Nursing Education

At Allegheny Health Network (AHN), our nurses are committed helping our patients heal to their fullest potential—often through their most challenging times.

Connecting with Patients

The bonds we form with our patients inspire us to live the mission of delivering high-quality care and an excellent patient experience.

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Welcome to AHN Nursing

AHN nurses provide care that saves lives, restores health, and prevents illness. We empower our nurses to practice at their highest level in all settings and I hope you will be inspired to join us in our mission. – Claire M. Zangerle, AHN Chief Nurse Executive

Nursing education at AHN

We’re committed to offering our physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals the best educational opportunities and training resources available.
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    RetuRN to Practice Program

    Come back to nursing. Our flexible program provides online instruction and 80 hours of clinical practice in AHN facilities to help you refresh your skills.

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    Citizens School of Nursing

    Allegheny Valley Hospital’s 2-year program that prepares nurses for entry-level practice, the registered nurse (RN) licensure exam, and Penn State’s BSN.

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    West Penn School of Nursing

    In our 22-month RN program, nurses practice in a Magnet™ Recognized hospital and graduate with an Associate of Science in Allied Health. 

Looking for our 24/7 Nurse Line?

A nurse can help answer your health questions and find you a doctor or a specialist. 24/7 Nurse Line is available to everyone, regardless of insurance coverage.