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2023-2024 Catalog


Program details listed below.


Practical Nursing (45660) CIP 51.3901

Last updated on June 29, 2023, 12:45 p.m.

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

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits

Additional Information:

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View RCCC PN and ADN Program Outcomes and Success Measure

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For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Dr. Emily Fink,DNP,RN

Faculty Mentors:

Emily Fink Director
Angela Plott Faculty
Caryl Morgan Faculty
Cathy Chandler Faculty
Leigh-Anne Walker Faculty
Maria Atkinson Faculty
Phyllis Buie Faculty
Renee Hyde Faculty
Suzanne Rumble Faculty
Amanda Bowman Nursing Faculty
Jennifer Shirley Nursing Faculty
John Kepple Nursing Faculty
Kelly Dahl Nursing Faculty