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Practical Nursing (PN) – Diploma (D45660)

The Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

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/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

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Effective December 18, 2020, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on December 18, 2022.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Course Title Credits
Summer Semester #1
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology* 5
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
Semester Total 11
Fall Semester #1
NUR 117 Pharmacology** 2
NUR 101 Practical Nursing I 11
Semester Total 13
Spring Semester #1
NUR 102 Practical Nursing II 10
Semester Total 10
Summer Semester #2
NUR 103 Practical Nursing III 9
Semester Total 9
Total Program Credits 43

Students must complete all non-nursing courses with a grade of “C” or better. Students must also achieve an overall exam average of 80 or higher in all nursing (NUR) courses.

*Must not be more than 5 years old at the start of the program.
**Must not be more than 1 year old at the start of the program.

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