Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree; Unencumbered nursing licensure; two (2) years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.
The PN Program is designed to prepare students to become licensed practical/vocational nurses who provide direct care to patients in a variety of settings. Graduates earn a Diploma in Nursing and are prepared to take the NCLEX-PN®, which they must pass before they can be employed as a licensed practical/vocational nurse. The quarter-calendar program offers hands-on learning, early in the program.
51.3901 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A program that prepares individuals to assist in providing general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. Includes instruction in taking patient vital signs, applying sterile dressings, patient health education, and assistance with examinations and treatment.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
General Requirements: Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) diploma; must be able to communicate effectively in English.18 ACT; 980 SAT Exam taken on or after 03/05/16; 78 Multilevel PAX (The Multilevel PAX is the Colleges official entrance examination. Applicants may be granted acceptance into the College based upon equivalent entrance test scores on other qualifying examinations, including the ACT, SAT, HESI A2, PAX-PN/RN, and TEAS, or evidence of a previously earned bachelors degree or higher from an accredited institution. Admission test scores must have been earned within the last five years.)
Once a student has met requirements for admission, the student may be considered for acceptance in the next available term. Terms are quarter based with four starts per year: spring, summer, fall, and winter.