The Rapha School Practical Nursing Program is a one-year program consisting of 1,530 clinical and theory hours, divided into three levels. The curriculum is designed to increase in complexity and specificity as the year progresses. There are 700 hours of theory and skills lab and 830 hours of clinical. There are scheduled Christmas and Spring breaks for the first cohort. The practical nursing program is a one year program.
For the first five weeks of the course students attend school at 17 Griffith Drive Home, PA four days of the week M-Th from 8 am-4:30 pm. Clinical begins after week five and is conducted two days a week, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, for 10 hours a day (either am or pm shifts). Within the year are three levels.