Abington Memorial Hospital/Dixon School of Nursing
Continuing education application 

Effective January 2010, Abington Memorial Hospital and the Dixon School of Nursing are partnering with Cheyney University to offer: Developmental Math, English, and Computer classes!

These courses are designed to assist students prepare for the Math, English, and Computer classes that are part of a degree program. Classes for PA residents are $693 for each 3-credit hour course. For out-of-state students, it’s $1389. An additional Educational Services fee of $75 is required and textbook fees may vary. Based on your employment status, you may qualify for tuition reimbursement for these classes. Your manager can assist you with determining if you are eligible for tuition reimbursement.

The classes will be conveniently offered at the Abington Memorial Campus and at the Dixon School of Nursing.  Each class will last 7 1/2 weeks, with classes meeting twice weekly.

Note: You must attend both nights each week to accumulate the hours needed to pass the course(s).


How to Apply

To apply and register for AMH-DSON Continuing Education courses, please download the AMH-DSON Continuing Education Application, complete the form, save a copy and follow a set of instructions below to return it.  You have the option of either emailing, mailing, or faxing.  Please select one method to avoid multiple applications.

Email Instructions

Email the application to bcarter@cheyney.edu. Please put "AMH-DSON" on the subject line.

Mail Instructions

Mail the application to:
Cheyney University
School of Arts and Sciences
ATTN:  Dean Bernadette Carter
1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA  19319

Fax Instructions

Fax the completed application to (610) 399-2197, Attention: Dean Bernadette Carter


Course Descriptions

Basic Principles of Computers (CIS100)
Emphasis is on the use and capabilities of the microcomputer with daily opportunity for individual “hands-on” experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software applications. Discussions on designing and developing problem solutions are emphasized. (3 credits)

Basic Mathematics (MAT001)
Terminology and operations associated with the whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, percent, ratios, rates and proportions, problem-solving, and with an introduction to algebra. Credits are not counted toward the minimum needed for graduation and are not transferable. (3 Credits)

Elements of Writing (HEN011)
Students review basic grammar concepts in the context of college-level writing. This writing will include thesis development, paragraph organization, coherent and cohesive practices in essay construction, and analyzing various types of writing situations by focusing on their audience and purpose. Credits are not counted toward the minimum needed for graduation and are not transferable. (3 Credits)