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The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.
Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN), which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.
Entry Hourly Wage: $15.42 (Information Source: nchealthcareers.com)
Entry Hourly Wage: $16.20 (Information Source: NCWorksOnline)
The Practical Nursing Diploma Degree is a 44-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 30 credit hours. The program also consists of 14 general education credit hours.
Helpful Personal Attributes
Highly motivated to provide quality patient care to a diverse population, a strong sense of ethical behavior, ability to work well with others and effective oral and written communication skills.
If you would like additional information about the Practical Nursing Program, contact Eva Meekins, Program Director, at 910-272-3398 or firstname.lastname@example.org.