Healthcare Workers Are In High Demand
The Practical Nursing Program is an entry-level program designed to prepare students to care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. Program topics are specific to health care and provide over 400 hours of lab and clinical experience preparing students for entry-level employment as practical nurses. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam.
Upper Valley Career Center Practical Nursing faculty is comprised of highly caring and qualified instructors. All nursing instructors are licensed by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing and are certified by the State Department of Education.
Program Admission Requirements
1. Have a high school or state issued diploma.
2. Pass required standards on pre-entrance test which evaluates math and reading skills.
3. Meet with the Practical Nursing Program Director for an interview after passing the pre-entrance test.
4. Complete the FAFSA and meet with Financial Aid.
5. Submit reference letters, transcripts, and medical forms.
Anatomy & Physiology
Nursing Principles I
Medical Surgical Nursing I
Nursing Principles II
Mental Health Concepts
Medical Surgical Nursing II
Issues and Trends I
Clinical (Medical-Surgical & Pediatrics)
Medical Surgical Nursing III
Maternal Child Nursing
Issues and Trends II
Clinical (Medical-Surgical & Maternal Child Nursing )