2020 Nursing Page Update


24/7 learning. Real world environments. All at your fingertips.

Positioned conveniently near area hospitals and with modern equipment on site, York College's nursing facilities offer everything you need to be prepared, knowledgeable, and skilled as a nurse. If you're walking around West Campus, it's hard to go far without seeing our students in their white scrubs — it's a proud day when you get them! — going to Diehl Hall, or heading out to care for patients at local hospitals and other medical facilities.

Nursing simulation with a baby at York College
On campus or off, our nursing program has realistic learning environments available.
Nursing students practicing taking blood pressure measurements at York College's Diehl Hall
Hands-on experience is everywhere inside our Diehl Hall classrooms (and be prepared to be the "patient" sometimes, too!)

Diehl HallThe home of our BS, MS, and DNP programs

What's the advantage of our nursing programs? Beyond the proximity to hospitals and expert faculty, there's Diehl Hall, home to all the advantages you need to become a knowledgeable nurse ready to enter any nursing career path. We're located at 890 Grantley Road, York, PA, 17403 (adjacent to Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center!) Some of the features you'll enjoy:
  • Two eight-bed labs with ninth bed for SimMan3G
  • Two individual simulation rooms, each with SimMan 3G
  • Health assessment space with eight treatment tables
  • Maternal/pediatric lab with Noelle and Baby Hal
  • Six video recording spots, each in a different lab room, plus two computer labs
York College nursing critical care equipment
Critical Care Equipment
Students use patient monitors, defibrillator, ventilator, ECG machines, bladder scanner, and intravenous infusion pumps.
York College Nursing skills lab at Diehl Hall
Nursing Skills Lab
Our hospital beds are equipped with otoscope, ophthalmoscope, sphygmomanometer, oxygen, suction, sharps disposal container, and bedside cart stocked with supplies.
SimMan Lab at York College nursing
SimMan Lab
SimMan, a high fidelity simulator, and Anne, a mid-fidelity simulator, let you practice realistic situations.
Noelle child birth simulator at York College of Pennsylvania
Noelle Birth Simulator
The maternal child skills lab contains Noelle, a full-size child birth simulator who delivers a full size baby. We have Newborn Hal and one year old Chris.
Diehl Hall computer lab at York College
Computer Lab
The Diehl Hall computer lab contains 44 stations — you'll likely find yourself huddled here for a group project!

Clinical Agency Info

When will I begin clinical experience?

  • Track 1 - sophomore year; Track 2 - junior year

How much time in hospitals or other agencies?

  • First clinical semester - a half day
  • Second and third clinical semester - one day
  • Fourth and fifth clinical semester - two days

Where will I go for clinical experience?

  • Our main hospitals are listed above. We also have briefer experiences in about 15 other hospitals or agencies