Diploma, On Campus
The Practical Nursing Curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in nursing care as directed by the registered nurse.
Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.
Applicants are required to complete the ATI TEAS Test along with additional requirements before applying. Spring PN students must turn in all materials by September 1.
Total credits needed to graduate: 46 Hours
Each nursing (NUR) course must be successfully completed in order to progress to subsequent nursing courses.
A nursing student prohibited from participating in a clinical agency will be dismissed from the nursing program due to their inability to progress.
Practical Nursing students will:
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