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Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing

Opening Doors. Changing Lives.

A Future in Nursing Just Got Closer

Rochester General Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing is your first step toward nursing success. With experienced staff, hands-on training, and the latest technologies, our program will provide you with a foundation for a successful and growing career.

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  • Who We Are

    Seeking to provide an evidence-based educational program that enables nursing professionals to begin their practice in an ever-changing health care community, we are pleased to offer day and night sessions for interested nursing students.

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  • Contact IGH

    Sometimes you just need to speak to someone. If you're looking for the right person to reach out to, look no further. We will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner, and to help you however we can. 

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  • Compliance

    We are committed to offering a safe, healthy, accommodating campus and experience for our students, faculty, and employees. To learn more about how we have incorporated The Clery Act, Disability Services, FERPA, and Title IX, follow the link below. 

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  • Faculty

    Meet the full-time and part-time teachers who will be part of your Practical Nursing education. We're pleased to offer a variety of educators who will help students become compassionate, thoughtful, and well-prepared nurses.

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  • Admissions

    Learn more about our admission requirements, how to apply for admissions, and what will happen after you submit your application to Rochester General Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing.

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  • Technical Standards

    Read more about the general abilities necessary to graduate from IGH as well as the technical requirements and contact information for our IT team. The faculty has determined that certain standards are required for admission, progression, and graduation from our nursing programs.

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  • Resources

    Student Resources

    View our academic calendars, find student-initiated study groups, learn more about tutors, and find helpful links that will further enhance your IGH career.

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The DAISY Award

The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that rewards and celebrates nurses' extraordinary clinical skills and compassionate skills every day. If you would like to nominate a student nurse for their service to the community and their passion for nursing, please use the form below. 

Nominate a Nursing Student
10 month full time program

Supportive Learning Environment

Our 10-month, full-time program is designed to help you pass the National Council Licensure Examination for practical nursing. Experienced faculty and mentors there to guide students by providing an active learning environment that prepares you for the real world.

Course Descriptions


  • The Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing Program at Rochester Regional Health, located in Rochester, NY, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. Phone: (404) 975-5000
    • The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Licensed Practical Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions
  • Practical Nursing Program HEGIS code: 5209.2