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Nursing at AHN

As nurses, we’re committed to caring for our patients with compassion, so they may heal to their fullest potential.

Make the greatest difference as a nurse

Staying on the leading edge of the nursing practice, we deliver high quality care and an excellent experience for each of our patients.

The impact of nursing

Across our network, nurses at AHN are empowered to practice at the top of their license. AHN Nurse Practitioner, Katelyn Gruver, is giving the highest level of NICU care at the same level-3 NICU where she received hers.

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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

Caring: the 2019 Nursing Annual Report

Learn how we continue to support nurses in their journey to further their education, seek specialty certification, and more through our initiatives across AHN.

Great nurses make a difference

Michelle is a nurse in the Cardiothoracic Surgical Intensive Care unit (ICU) at AGH. Like many of her patients, June just had heart surgery. As June’s nurse, Michelle was there to provide care for her every step of the way.

Nursing education at AHN

We’re committed to offering our nurses of all levels 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 West Penn Hospital’s 22-month RN program, nurses practice in a Magnet Recognized hospital and graduate with an Associate of Science in Allied Health.

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