Practical Nursing Program
Program Description & Curriculum: The Practical Nursing Program is a twelve month training program divided into three levels. Each level is a prerequisite for the next, therefore satisfactory completion of each level is required to progress to the next level. Theoretical instruction and clinical experience are scheduled Monday through Friday. Theoretical hours are 7:45a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Clinical hours vary according to assigned facility.
In the third level, students may spend four (4) days a week in the clinical setting continuing their Medical/Surgical, Pediatric, and Special Area Clinical Experiences.
Students who successfully complete the Practical Nursing Program will be eligible to write the State Board Examination for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Advanced Placement Policy: Credit for previous education and/or experience will be determined on an individual basis and will be granted according to program's standards.