About this course
The Practical Nursing Program is designed to prepare students in the basic level of nursing that applies principles of therapeutic, preventative, and rehabilitative care. New students accepted into this program can only enroll in curricula courses in the Fall Semester of each year. Students who matriculate into this program must take a nursing entrance test, have a clear criminal background check, a clear drug screening, current immunizations, Tuberculin test, and CPR/First Aid Training. A Licensed Practical Nurse can practice under the supervision of an advanced practice registered nurse, registered nurse, licensed physician, licensed dentist, or other practitioner authorized by law to supervise LPN practice. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for the Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).