The Practical Nursing program will focus on caring for the sick, injured, convalescent, and disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses while practicing ethical, moral principles and standard of practice that are specific to the practical nurse. The program will provide the student with the skill and knowledge to pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nurses on the first attempt once the student has met all course requirements. Students will be trained in the interdisciplinary components of practical nursing, including classroom, laboratory, simulation, and supervised clinical practice using evidenced and theory-based concepts. Classroom and lab study will be set up to learn from a simple to complex format and will consist of but not limited to basic nursing concepts and include patient care related subject matter which will include the following:
All graduates get personalized job placement assistance from one of our dedicated Employment Specialists. They'll help you find employment (locally or anywhere in the U.S.) after you graduate and even help you years later should you need it.
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A big part of your education here will consist of hands-on training. You'll learn to use equipment used by professionals as well as work in labs that are similar to what you'll find in the field.
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