Practical Nurses provide to individuals and groups the nursing care requiring the application of basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, social, and nursing sciences at the direction of a licensed physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, or registered nurse.
Practical Nursing emphasizes general nursing skills including medication administration and IV Therapy. This program prepares students to take the state licensing examination. Employment opportunities in practical nursing continue to be abundant.
We admit students on a rolling basis. Scoring in a successful range on the WorkKeys test will qualify you for the next round of screening. Schedule to take the admission test now!
Once test is completed you will meet with financial aid to review your options. Once this is completed you will be scheduled for an Information Session where the program and policies will be reviewed. Once the Information Session is complete you can pay your $100.00 non-refundable seat fee to reserve your seat in the program.
The final selection of candidates for admission is based on meeting criteria and availability of seats at time admission documents are received. Enrollment is limited.
Curriculum will include:
| Quarter 1||Quarter 2|
|- Nursing 101||- Nursing 102|
- Anatomy & Physiology
|- IV Therapy|
|- Pharmacology I||- Pharmacology II|
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|Quarter 3 || Quarter 4 |
|- Nursing 103||- Nursing 104 |
- Maternal Child Nursing
|- Professional Development|
If you are a graduate of the CCCTC High School Health Academy or other High School program in the last four years, you are eligible for a $4000 scholarship in the Practical Nurse program at CCCTC Adult Education. The classes run for twelve months and are held from 9 am to 3:30 pm. You would receive $1000 off your tuition each quarter! This scholarship would make your total program cost UNDER $10,000!! Compare that to other area colleges and universities and you will see what a great opportunity it is for you.