The Postsecondary Nursing programs at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School are designed to prepare the graduate for entry-level positions in the field of nursing.
Tri-County offers this program in two separate schedule formats: 10 month Day Program and an 20 month Evening Program.
Meet the Instructors
Students in the Practical Nursing Program are taught by talented instructors with years of experience in the healthcare industry. Learn more about the level of expertise each instructor brings to the table by reading the brief professional summaries below.
Patricia Munger, MSN, RN
Patricia Munger’s academic degrees include a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing from Northeastern University and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Regis University. Ms. Munger also holds a Vocational Certification in Practical Nursing. Her past professional titles include assistant director of an adult day health center and staff nurse on a medical floor of a hospital. She has experience in Geriatric nursing.
Tara Lane, BSN, RN
Tara Lane has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a Vocational Certification in Practical Nursing. Her professional experience as a nurse includes work as a staff nurse on a medical unit in a hospital and as a nurse educator for nursing staff. Ms. Lane was an instructor in the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School Medical Careers Program prior to joining the Tri-County Postsecondary Practical Nursing Program. She is currently the SkillsUSA Series Director for Health Occupations in the State.
Lisa Ferrigno, MSN, RN
Lisa Ferrigno earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing Education from Framingham State University.
Lisa has had a varied nursing career starting with certifications in IV home care to Orthopedics. She has taught from the CNA level all the way up to BSN level. Ms. Ferrigno brings all of her experience to our Practical Nursing program at Tri-County.
Kerry Ann Rodrick, BSN, RN
Kerry Rodrick has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Curry College. She started her nursing career as a Licensed Practical Nurse and then continued her nursing education. She currently works as an RN at Boston Medical Center. She is an experienced nurse with the ability to have the opportunity to teach student nurses in the clinical setting.
Mandy Chomes, MSN, RN
Theory / Clinical Instructor
Mandy Chomes has a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Aspen University. She has been a registered nurse for over 25 years. Mrs. Chomes’ work experience includes medical-surgical staff nursing, hospice case manager and management within the long-term care/skilled nursing facility setting.
She has a passion for teaching adult learners, as well as furthering her own education.