Applied Sciences and Technologies
Practical Nurse Education
Diploma of Applied Science in Practical Nurse Education is available in this curriculum.
The Practical Nurse Education 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.
Please refer to Health-Sciences Advising for program entry information.
Documents for review include: PNE Admission Applicant Packet, FAQ’s, program costs and PN Technical Standards and Essential Functions. Admission progression and graduation are contingent upon one’s ability to demonstrate the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
What is the first step to becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse?
Students interested in the program will begin in Pre-Health Sciences in order to qualify to apply for admission into the Practical Nurse Program. After completion of the 1 year Practical Nurse Program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Successfully passing the NCLEX-PN provides graduates with a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
What fields or jobs are available for Practical Nurse Education majors?
- Home Health Nurse
- Office Nurse
- Staff Nurse
Who employs Practical Nurse Education majors?
- Rehabilitation/Long Term Care/Home Health facilities
- Physicians’ offices
- State Mental Health facilities
How can I know if a Practical Nurse Education diploma is right for me?
Call an advisor for Practical Nurse Education at 828-395-1621 or the Director of Practical Nurse Education at 828-395-1446. Furthermore, make an appointment to visit the Office of Learning Support & Retention. A career counseling professional will meet with you to help you assess your interest and abilities in an effort to discover a career path that's right for you. Call 828-395-1436 to make an appointment.
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More information on this degree can also be obtained by contacting the Applied Sciences Department at 828-395-1441.