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The mission of the Practical Nursing Program is to provide instruction, which will enable an individual to pursue a career as a licensed practical nurse. An integral part of this mission is to prepare students to successfully pass the state licensing examination.
Course completion skills include personal; family and community health; structure and function of the human body; nutrition; human growth and development; nursing needs of the patient; fundamentals of nursing; geriatric nursing; medical/surgical nursing; pharmacology/administering medication; maternal and neonatal nursing; pediatric nursing, and comprehensive nursing.
Mandatory Practical Nursing Information Sessions
The first step to enrollment in the Practical Nursing program is to attend a mandatory information session.
The Information Sessions for the August 2023 class will be held via Zoom on:
February 2nd at 5:00 pm
February 21st at 5:00 pm
March 3rd at 1:00 pm
March 14th at 5:00 pm
April 6th at 5:00 pm
April 19th at 5:00 pm
May 5th at 1:00 pm
Please contact WTC Student Services at least 2 days in advance to register to attend an information session.
National League for Nursing Pre-Admissions Exam (NLN PAX) – You Must Attend an Information Session Prior to Taking the Exam
Please contact the College at 726-2430 for additional information about the Exam after the information session.
Enrollment to the Practical Nursing program is limited. The selection process is based on the applicant’s NLN PAX score, prior education and/or medical employment.
The State of Florida requires students to meet a basic skills requirement prior to program completion. The basic skills grade levels for this program are: Computation (Mathematics) 11.0 , Communications (Reading Language Arts) 11.0.
A student must pass all required courses in the program with a 78% or better average per course, must be present for at least ninety-five percent (95%) of the 1350 scheduled class hours with no more than 25 hours of absenteeism in the clinical portion of the program, and satisfy all financial obligations before he or she is eligible to receive a certificate of completion for the program.
New classes begin in August and January
Typical class times vary based on clinical schedule
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Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance