PRACTICAL NURSING

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.

FTCC Practical Nursing Program is a 1 year Diploma Program which offers day classes or evening classes. The program accepts 83 students per year (35 day, 48 evening).

ACADEMIC PROGRAM SEQUENCING AND FACT SHEET   (opens in a ew window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/curriculum_programs/healthdiplomaprograms.aspx

INDIVIDUAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS   (opens in a new window)

http://forms.faytechcc.edu/crsdesc/default.asp

Average wages for a Licensed Practical Nurse range between $14.00 - $17.00 per hour.

Admission Requirements include:

COMPETITIVE POINTS FOR APPLICANTS TO PRACTICAL NURSING (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu//health_programs/pdf/pncompetitivepointsfall2015.pdf

ESTIMATED PROGRAM COSTS  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu//health_programs/pdf/pnestimatedcosts2015.pdf

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT   (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/gainful-employment/index.aspx