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.
See application packet for ALL details, but generally, the process involves:
1. Complete an application for admission form.
2. Provide: Official copy of ACT taken within the past 5 years with a score of 19 or greater in reading and math OR
3. Schedule the TABE test. If accepted to proceed, you will be sent a letter informing you of the date/time for an interview. Following the interview, applications will be reviewed and letters of acceptance or denial will be sent.
Total In-District: $7,788
Total Out of District: $12,177
Residential Care Facilities
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