High school diploma or GED, TABE test with 11.0 or higher grade, must be at least 18 years old, must have health clearance.
The program will prepare student to provide nursing care to clients in hospitals, nursing homes, home healthcare agencies, and other areas in healthcare. Upon satisfactory completion of the program the graduate is eligible to apply to sit for the National Council License Examination for Practical Nursing.
To demonstrate an understanding of personal and professional ethics, effective communication with members of the health care team, patients and patient’s families, student will learn medical procedures and skills performed by practical nursing, care of the elderly, care of patients with psychological disorders, care of patients who have surgery, care of patients in all stages of human development, assist patients with psychological and social growth, assist with rehabilitation, nutrition as part of healing, knowledge and understanding of disease and its process, signs and symptoms of illness and well being and education the patient and their family. Caring for the patients emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual well being.