Practical Nursing

The Practical Nurse program offers full-time classes and clinical experience in preparation for a skilled career. Graduates of the program are eligible to obtain Practical Nurse licensure after successfully completing the National Council of Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses. Practical nurses work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in a variety of health related areas. The program is approximately 11 months long with a total of 1463 hours.

Courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Nursing Concepts
  • Pharmacology and IV Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical/Surgical I
  • Medical/Surgical II
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Transition to Practice
  • Long Term Care
  • Clinical I
  • Clinical II
  • Clinical III
  • Clinical IV
  • Clinical V

Pre-Requisite/Requirements

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Hepatitis B-3 doses
  • Varicella-2 doses
  • TB
  • MMR
  • OSBI Background Check
  • High School Transcript or GED
  • 18 years of older
  • College Transcript if applicable

Enrollment Information

The application process for the 2018-2019 class is now closed. We will begin taking applications for the 2019-2020 class in December 2018.
1. Complete an application for  admission form.
2. Provide: Official copy of ACT taken within the past 5 year with overall score of 19 or greater OR
3. Schedule the TABE test (dates are listed in the admission packet).If accepted to proceed, you will be sent a letter informing you of the date/time for a mandatory informative session to attend. Following the informative session, applications will be reviewed and letters of acceptance or denial will be sent.

Cost of Program/Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $7,980.00
Total Out of District: $12,369.00

(Subject to Change)

VA Approved

Employment Opportunities

Doctor Offices
Home Health
Clinics
Correctional Facilities
Residential Care Facilities
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Credentials/Certifications

NCLEX PN

Potential Salary
For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at http://www.onetonline.org/

CIP: 51-3901 O-NET: 29-2061

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